About Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton

Ellen Cogen Lipton is serving her third term as State Representative for the 27th House District, which covers the cities of Berkley, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods and Oak Park and Royal Oak Township in Oakland County.

Rep. Lipton’s priorities include:

  • Making sure our schools have the resources they need to prepare our children to compete in the 21st century global economy.
  • Fighting to ensure that Michigan is a leader in the rapidly growing field of renewable energy, creating good-paying jobs for our workers and moving Michigan toward energy independence.
  • Working to preserve and protect our natural resources.
  • Ensuring the stem cell research industry thrives in Michigan.

During her first term, Rep. Lipton sponsored a plan creating the Small Business Investment Credit to help small businesses located in Michigan secure funding and expand during these difficult economic times. She also sponsored a plan to protect Michigan consumers from soaring auto insurance rates and hold insurance companies accountable.

Rep. Lipton was named Legislator of the Year by the Michigan Probate Judges Association for her work on legislation to help protect the mentally ill and children. She also served as a panelist at the World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit.

Rep. Lipton, a patent attorney and Harvard Law graduate, also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Williams College. She has served on a number of boards in the community, including as the public representative on the State Board of Accountancy.

Rep. Lipton lives in Huntington Woods with her husband, Marc, and their two children, Corey and Celia.


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Ellen Cogen Lipton

State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton

27th House District

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