Judge Gerald Rosen is the chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Rosen was nominated by former President George Bush to the court in 1989. Prior to taking the bench, Rosen was a senior partner in the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. During that time, he served as a trial lawyer, specializing in commercial, employment and constitutional litigation, and litigated a number of high-profile cases.
Rosen has written and published numerous articles for professional journals and the media on a wide range of issues including civil procedure, evidence, due process, criminal law, labor law and legal advertising. He is also a co-author of the books “Federal Civil Trials and Evidence,” “Federal Employment Litigation” and “Michigan Civil Trials and Evidence.” For more than 20 years, Rosen has been an adjunct professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, Wayne State University Law School, University of Detroit Law School and Thomas M. Cooley Law School.