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Detroit Top Lawyer

Listed in Top Attorneys in Michigan Since 2012

New York Times and Crain’s Top Lawyers

EXPERIENCED
More than 100 years combined legal experience

HONORED
Honored with awards
from other lawyers

COMPETENT
Successful litigators, counselors,
and advisors


LYNN H. SHECTER

Admitted to Michigan Bar. Admitted to practice, Eastern District of Michigan; Western District of Michigan; Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit; United States Supreme Court.

Education: New York University (B.S., cum laude; M.A.); Wayne State University (J.D., cum laude).

Note and Comment Editor of Law Review and recipient of numerous awards as law student.

Previous Employment. Legal Researcher, State Appellate Defender Organization. Adjunct Professor of Legal Research, University of Detroit Law School. Law Clerk to Michigan Supreme Court Justice G. Mennen Williams. Staff Attorney, Ford Motor Company.

Author: Legal publications include Wayne Law Review, Michigan State Bar Journal, The Litigation Section Newsletter, The General Practitioner, Laches, MAJ Newsletter, OTLA Newsletter, BNA Employee Relations Weekly, MELA Newsletter.

Speaking engagements include appearances before National Council of Jewish Women, Oakland County Bar Association, Wayne State University, Michigan Association for Justice, Federal Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association, Minority Business Enterprises Association, General Practice Section, State Bar of Michigan, American Association for Justice, Women Lawyers Association, Wayne County Mental Health Board, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Sixth Circuit Employment and Labor Law Conference, People’s Law School, Oakland County Bar Association, National Association Consumer Advocates.

Vice Chairperson, Attorney Discipline Board, 1977-1984. Attorney Discipline Board Hearing Panel Vice Chairperson, Chairperson, 1984-. Member: Oakland County, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Member, Representative Assembly, 1978-1982, 1983-1989, 1991- 1996); Clerk, Representative Assembly, 1993-1994; Chair, Representative Assembly, 1994-1996; Member, State Bar Board of Commissioners, 1993-1996; Council Member, General Practice Section, 1982-1987; Executive Board, Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services, 1982-1987; Civil Liberties Committee, 1984-1988; Constitutional Law Committee, 1988-1990; Committee on Legal and Judicial Ethics, 1984-1994; Task Force on Professional Competence, 1984-1986; Grievance Committee, 1986-1990); Board Member, Consumer Law Section. (Treasurer, 2011- ). Women Lawyers Association of Michigan; Oakland County Trial Lawyers Association; Michigan Association of Justice Member of Executive Board (Chairperson, Employment Discrimination Committee, 1982-1998; Chairperson, Consumer Law Committee, 2008- ). Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation, Oakland County Bar Foundation. President, Oakland Trial Lawyers Association, 1988-1990. Executive Vice-President, Oakland County Branch, American Civil Liberties Union, 1990-1992; Chair, Oakland County Branch, American Civil Liberties Union, 1992-1996; State Board Delegate, American Civil Liberties Union, 1986-; Board of Directors, Michigan Employment Law Association. American Bar Association, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Labor & Employment Law Section Subcommittee Chair, Trial Publicity, Advertising, and Solicitation. Member, State Bar of Michigan Client Protection Fund, 1999-2009, Character and Fitness Committee, 2009-2010, U.S. Courts Committee, 2009- . Master, Oakland County American Inns of Court, 2009- 2012.

Member: Vice Chairperson, Attorney Discipline Board Hearing Panel Chairperson 1984-1994, 1977-1984. Attorney Discipline Board Hearing Panel Vice Chairperson, Chairperson, 1984-. Staff Attorney. Member: Oakland County, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Member, Representative Assembly, 1978-1982, 1983-1989, 1991-; Clerk, Representative Assembly, 1993-1994; Chair, Representative Assembly, 1994-1996; Member, State Bar Board of Commissioners, 1993-1996; Council Member, General Practice Section, 1982-1987; Executive Board, Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services, 1982-1987; Civil Liberties Committee, 1984-1988; Constitutional Law Committee, 1988-1990; Committee on Legal and Judicial Ethics, 1984-1994; Task Force on Professional Competence, 1984-1986; Grievance Committee, 1986-1990); Board Member, Consumer Law Section, (Treasurer, 2010-). Women Lawyers Association of Michigan; Oakland County Trial Lawyers Association; Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (Chair, Employment Discrimination Committee, 1982-1998). Michigan Association for Justice (Chair, Class Action and Consumer Committee, 2000-, Chair, Pro Bono Committee, 2013-),  Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation, Oakland County Bar Foundation. President, Oakland Trial Lawyers Association, 1988-1990, Executive Vice-President, Oakland County Branch, American Civil Liberties Union, 1990-1992; Chair, Oakland County Branch, American Civil Liberties Union, 1992-1996; State Board Delegate, American Civil Liberties Union, 1986-1996; Board of Directors, Michigan Employment Law Association. American Bar Association, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Labor & Employment Law Section Subcommittee Chair, Trial Publicity, Advertising, and Solicitation. Member, State Bar of Michigan Client Protection Fund, 1999-2009, Character and Fitness Committee, 2009-2010, U.S. Courts Committee (2009- ) Master of the Bench, Oakland County American Inns of Court, 2009-2012. Judge, Michigan Center for Civic Education High School Mock Trial Tournament, 2012.

Member: Advisory Board, Arbor Clinical Group, Inc. (1989-1992); Member, Executive Board Southeast Michigan Tennis Association (1996-2002), Vice President (1998-2002); Birmingham-Central, Kiwanis International (2012-), Vice-President, (2013-);  National Association Women Business Owners (2012-), Member, Executive Board, (2012-) .

Honors: Who’s Who in American Law, Foremost Women of 20th Century; Top Lawyers Employment Law; Super Lawyers Employment Law, Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan, Bar Registry of Preeminent Women Lawyers.  “AV” rated.

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