Jennifer Lossia McManus

Jennifer Lossia McManus

Royal Oak, Michigan
800-219-1570 (Toll free)

Ms. McManus represents her clients'  interests from the perspectives of an associate at a large law firm, an assistant prosecuting attorney in Wayne County, and as a career law clerk for Judge Bernard A. Friedman in the Eastern District of Michigan.  After graduating from Boston University School of Law with high honors, Ms. McManus served as a term law clerk for Judge Friedman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.  Following her clerkship, she went on to work in private practice with Miller Canfield, PLC.  While at Miller Canfield, Ms. McManus served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Wayne County, a city attorney in Brownstown, and handled a variety of commercial litigation matters.  In 2006, Ms. McManus returned to the court to serve as Judge Friedman's career law clerk upon his elevation to Chief Judge of the Eastern District of Michigan.  While there, she handled complex litigation matters including a nationwide MDL case, as well as employment, civil rights, patent, trademark and criminal matters.  She returned to private practice at Fagan McManus, P.C. in 2012, with a specific interest in advocating for individuals who experience discrimination and/or civil rights violations in the workplace.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Employment

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2004


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2001
    • Law Review: Boston University Law Review, Editor, 1999 - 2001
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1998
    • Major: English Literature and International Comparative Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chaldean American Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • United States District Court, Judge Friedman, Law Clerk, 2006 - 2012
  • Miller Canfield, PLC, Associate, 2003 - 2006
  • United States District Court, Judge Friedman, Law Clerk, 2001 - 2003