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Jennifer Gonzalez, JD

Chief Human Resources Officer

An accomplished attorney specializing in employment law who is responsible for defining, developing and implementing strategic human resource initiatives and functions that support Metro Health’s strategic objectives. Oversees human resources/employee health team for a workforce of more than 3,000 employees across all Metro Health – University of Michigan Health locations. Before joining the HR team, served as Metro’s Associate General Counsel, where she provided legal and strategic advice relating to employment and benefit issues, and also  served as a legal resource for the Metro Health executive Team, Medical Education, Compliance, Risk, Patient Relations, Marketing, Privacy and Security. Prior to joining Metro Health, provided legal advice to hospitals, health systems and other corporate clients on employment law, grievances, discrimination investigations and discipline. Trained management and human resources professionals on employment law topics, including the Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Labor Standards Act. Recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2014-17.