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Michigan Court of Appeals, Judge Jane Beckering


Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, Michigan
J.D., summa cum laude, 2019

Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois
M.A., 2007

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
B.A., 2004

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

All Michigan state courts

United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Labor and Employment Attorney

Ashleigh is an associate attorney on the Labor and Employment Practice Team, with additional experience in corporate and education matters. She is experienced in workplace investigations, defending clients in labor arbitrations, and successful resolution of employment-related disputes. She also advises clients on compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws and other workplace matters, including effective employee handbooks and policies, discrimination, disability accommodation, and wage-hour issues.

In addition to her labor and employment practice, Ashleigh works with school districts and institutions of higher education. In her representation of educational institutions, Ashleigh assists with student affairs, school discipline issues, and specialized matters of compliance, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (Title IX).

Professional Affiliations

Michigan Council of School Attorneys, Board of Directors

State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Section

ICLE Employment Law for Michigan Employers, chapter author

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law –  Management, 2024

Michigan State University School of Law, Jurisprudence Award for Professional Responsibility

Community Involvement

Baxter Community Center, Board of Directors

Grand Rapids Ballet, Board of Directors

Literacy Center of West Michigan, Board of Directors

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