Shelley Portney Hutton


I attempt to treat each individual with the dignity and respect with which I want to be treated”
— Civil Rights and Employment Attorney Shelley Hutton
 Shelley Portney Hutton, employment and civil rights attorney, Deborah Gordon Law, Friday, April 21, 2017.

Shelley Portney Hutton has practiced law for over 30 years, with a specialty in employment and civil rights law.  Shelley graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University, andcum laude from Wayne State University Law School.  She is a past president of the board of Fresh Air Society Tamarack Camps.   Shelley is in charge of new case analysis and intake at Deborah Gordon Law.


ShElley’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