Angela L. Baldwin
Angela L. Baldwin is a litigation and transactional attorney for The Miller Law Firm Detroit where her practice focuses on complex business litigation, class action matters, public contracting and regulatory law, corporate transactions, and election law. Ms. Baldwin comes to the practice with significant experience in the corporate world, having spent nearly a decade as a Project Manager for PepsiCo and its subsidiary brands Gatorade, Tropicana and Propel at company plants in Florida, Texas, California, Pennsylvania and Illinois, teaming to oversee supply-chain, sales forecasts, and intermodal/trucking operations. Ms. Baldwin’s expertise in election law is notable and expanding. She is presently involved in representing one of the country’s leading foundations for education on election law and campaign finance-related matters involving a school reform ballot initiative. She is actively involved in representing Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and numerous City of Detroit Councilpersons, Judges, State Legislators, County Commissioners, as well as Michigan Governor Whitmer (General Counsel to Gubernatorial campaign), Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (Transition Team), and cities and counties across the state.
Attorney Baldwin has excelled in this area. She led one of the most difficult election law Constitutional cases tried in Grand Rapids, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, on behalf of a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. She is experienced in arguing election matters before the Board of State Canvassers at the State Capitol in Lansing, as well as the Wayne County, Michigan Board of Canvassers. She authored an Opinion for the City of Hamtramck, Michigan, our client, on an important ballot-access Constitutional question and successfully argued same.
Born and raised in Southwest Detroit, she cares deeply about our City. Last year the Detroit Bar Association recognized Ms. Baldwin’s leadership credentials when it presented her with its prestigious “One to Watch” award. She was also featured by Michigan State University Law School’s “Spartan Lawyer” publication in its Summer 2018 edition.
Attorney Baldwin presently serves on the State of Michigan’s Hispanic Latino Commission by appointment of Michigan’s Governor, and she is a City of Detroit Mayoral appointee to the Detroit Recreation Advisory Board. She was recently appointed as Manager for Youth and Non-Profit Participation for the Detroit Branch NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, the largest sit-down dinner in the world, and the largest fundraiser for civil rights in the United States.
Attorney Baldwin is active in the business and legal communities, having just been selected by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce for its Leadership Detroit Class XLI, a highly selective and competitive program for those identified as rising leaders in the Detroit Metropolitan area. The selection process evaluated thousands of applicants. She is an Executive Council Member of the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District Chapter’s RISE Committee, and serves on the Endorsement Policy Committee of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan. She is also an active Member of the Wolverine Bar Association of Michigan and the Detroit Bar Association’s Inns of Court.
Ms. Baldwin earned her Juris Doctor from Michigan State College of Law where she competed nationally for MSU’s National Moot Court Team. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Michigan University where she was an active member of the Logistics Management Counsel Honor Society, a logistic consultant, and a recipient of the DaimlerChrysler Procurement and Supply Scholarship award. Ms. Baldwin is a native of Detroit, enjoys traveling, health and fitness.