Adrienne LaMilza Hayes brings a wealth of experience to her clients. Her practice encompasses a broad spectrum of litigation, keenly focused on insurance defense. She adeptly handles lawsuits arising from employment disputes, first- and third-party automobile claims, premises liability, personal injury, and general tort defense. Her strategic approach and commitment to her clients have earned her a stellar reputation in the legal community.

Beyond her prowess in insurance defense, Adrienne is a recognized authority in employment law. She navigates complex employment disputes with finesse, making sure employers receive fair representation. She counsels and advises business owners, managers, and human resources professionals on workplace issues including civil rights and anti-discrimination laws, employee discipline, wage and hour, overtime, employee leaves, reasonable accommodations, reductions in force, drug testing, unemployment compensation, and affirmative action, among other matters. Additionally, she drafts employee policies, handbooks, and contracts.

Adrienne has also carved a niche in representing state- and federally-chartered credit unions. She understands the unique challenges faced by these financial institutions and provides tailored legal solutions to meet the needs of each of her credit union clients. Whether it’s compliance matters, contractual disputes, or member-related issues, she stands by credit unions with relentless dedication.

What sets Adrienne apart is her commitment to her clients. She combines legal skills with genuine empathy, making sure every case receives personalized attention. Whether it’s a large corporation seeking insurance defense or a small business navigating an employment policy issue, Adrienne works tirelessly for her clients.

In addition to her professional achievements, Adrienne has made significant contributions to the firm’s reputation and growth. With a background in Information Technology, she spearheaded the firm’s marketing, branding, and digital initiatives. 


  • Bachelor of Science, Oakland University, 2011 
  • Juris Doctor, Michigan State University College of Law, 2016 
  • Master of Jurisprudence, Michigan State University College of Law, 2016 

Admitted to Practice



  • Co-Chair of Michigan Defendant Trial Counsel Labor & Employment Section

Areas of Practice

  • Employment, Premises Liability, Personal Injury Defense, Insurance Defense, General Tort Defense, Credit Union Representation at all levels, Michigan No Fault Litigation, First Party No Fault Litigation, Third Party No Fault Litigation, Actions for Interpleader and Declaratory Judgment, and Related Appeals

Areas of Personal Interest 

  • Hot yoga 
  • Exploring Metro Parks with her three kids 
  • Freelance web developer