ABOUT Susan Douglas MacGregor
Susan MacGregor is head of the firm’s Upper Michigan office in Marquette. She works in a variety of different practice areas, including health care, medical malpractice defense, employment law, governmental tort liability and workers’ compensation. Prior to joining the Kitch firm, Ms. MacGregor founded the Marquette office of another Michigan firm and worked as a career law clerk in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan.
Ms. MacGregor is licensed to practice law in Michigan and the U.S. District Courts of Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit. In addition to her distinguished legal practice, Ms. MacGregor is involved in various professional organizations. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member of Northern Michigan University and the Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC), and is a frequent contributor to “Upper Peninsula Business Today”.
Ms. MacGregor is AV Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.
Ms. MacGregor received her J.D., cum laude, from the Valparaiso University School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Ferris State University. She also earned a Certificate from the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy in Boulder, Colorado.
Member, Committee on Character and Fitness, State Bar of Michigan, 2003-2009
Board Member and Regional Representative, Federal Bar Association, Western District of Michigan, 1995-2012
Member, ADR Task Force, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2004-2005
Member, U.S. Magistrate Review Committee, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2005
Member, Public Defender Review Committee, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2008
Member, Michigan Defense Trial Lawyers, 1995-2005
Member, Defense Research Institute, 1995-Present
Member, Upper Michigan Courtroom Advocacy Workshop Steering Committee, 1997-Present
Member, Society of Human Resource Management, 2002-Present
Member, Superiorland Chapter of Human Resource Professionals (SCHRP), 2005-Present
Member, Upper Peninsula Human Resources Managers (UPHRM) 2013-present
Board Member, Treasurer, U P Fall Forum, (HR professional development conference), 2003-present
Member, the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American
Hospital Association (AHA) 2012-present
Member, Upper Michigan Hospital Risk Managers, Networking Group, 2007-Present
Honors, Awards and Other Recognitions:
Honoree, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Women in the Law, Class of 2015
Insights & News
Susan MacGregor and Sean Fosmire Receive No Cause Verdict
August, 2017 - Recent Highlights
Susan MacGregor and Susan Zitterman Team Up on Obtaining Dismissal of U.P. Civil Rights Officer Shooting Claim in Federal District and Appellate Courts
August, 2015 - Appointments/Promotions, News Releases, Recent Highlights
Susan MacGregor Selected to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Class of 2015
Areas of LAW
- Insurance Claims
- Medical Malpractice