Sharon Dolente

It’s in my DNA.
Every day I get the opportunity to help people facing fundamental challenges. I deal with people in serious crisis, facing the most important issues in their lives.”
— Civil Rights Attorney Sharon Dolente

Sharon Dolente received her law degree from the University of Michigan in 2004. That same year she received a Masters of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Her Bachelor of Arts degree is from Vassar College.

Prior to joining Deborah Gordon Law Sharon was Director, Michigan Election Coalition, and Michigan Voter Protection Director for Organizing for America. She is a former associate at Gurewitz & Raben, PLC. Sharon has extensive experience in handling civil rights and employment claims.

Sharon’s areas of practice include:

Employment Law


Police Misconduct

Age, Gender, Race, Religion and National Origin Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Civil Rights

Wrongful Discharge/Termination

Breach of Contract

Sexual Discrimination and Harassment