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Courtney G. Agrusa

Senior Attorney
28411 Northwestern Highway
Suite 500
Southfield, MI 48034
T 248.538.6326


Courtney G. Agrusa is a member of the firm's Municipal practice group, based in Foster Swift's Southfield office. She regularly assists clients with the navigation and litigation of employee disciplinary matters and researching varying subjects facing municipal entities.

Municipal Law

Courtney's experience in municipal law consists of reviewing contracts, millages and ordinances while also researching and drafting opinions and memorandums on varying subjects facing municipalities, counties, cities, villages, townships, and other entities including:

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Open Meetings Act (OMA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (MZEA)

Employment Matters

Courtney assists clients with the navigation and litigation of employee disciplinary matters, labor negotiations, grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practices, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Charges, Michigan Department of Civil Rights Complaints, Unemployment Insurance Agency Appeals, and recall appeals.

She drafts, reviews, and revises personnel policies, procedures, and handbooks.

Michigan Election Law

Courtney consults clients on recall issues, recounts, and other election challenges, resulting in the litigation of recall appeals and oversight of recounts.

Honors & Recognitions

Jurisprudence Achievement Award, Michigan State University College of Law, 2012


Memberships & Affiliations

Legal Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Government Law Section
    • Insurance and Indemnity Law Section
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Chaldean American Bar Association
    • Member (2017-Present)
  • Michigan State University College of Law Alumni Association
    • President (2022-Present)
    • Vice President (2019-2022)
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Michigan
    • Member (2018-Present)
  • Ms. JD Board, National Women Law Students’ Organization
    • Board Member (2011-2015)

Community Affiliations:

  • Chaldean Americans for Whitmer Leadership Council
    • Member (2022)
  • Chaldeans Advisory Counsel for Biden/Harris
    • Member (2020)

News & Events



Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2012

Michigan State University, B.S. in Psychology, 2009

Bar and Court Admissions


U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan