Kristen Rewa is an attorney in our Grand Rapids office where she focuses her practice on law enforcement defense and litigation, municipal law, employment and labor law, and insurance defense.
Prior to joining CMDA, she was an assistant city attorney for the City of Grand Rapids. She served as the public safety liaison and provided legal counsel on police and fire operations. Ms. Rewa worked for the city’s Law Department for over a decade and has experience in police liability and risk management, internal affairs investigations and disciplinary matters, and public safety policies and procedures.
She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, and the Grand Rapids Bar Association.
Ms. Rewa obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in classical Greek and Latin from Grand Valley State University. She attended the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, administered by Duke University, on a full scholarship from the Center during Fall semester 2004. She completed her legal studies at the University of Michigan School of Law in 2009.
Practice GroupsEmployment and Labor LawInsurance DefenseLaw Enforcement Defense and LitigationMunicipal Law
University of Michigan School of Law, J.D., 2009
Grand Valley State University, B.A., 2005
State Bar of Michigan
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan
Grand Rapids Bar Association
International Association of Chiefs of Police
“Michigan Civil Rights Commission Complaint Response,” 35th Annual Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA) Advanced Institute Conference, March 17, 2021.
Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of the United States