Phone 248.354.9650
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Lisa M. Smith

Attorney Lisa M. Smith - Michigan Labor & Employment Lawer

Attorney Profile

Phone: (248) 354-9650

Lisa M. Smith has been with the firm since 1991. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois in 1988 with a Phi Beta Kappa key. She received a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law in 1991. She has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 1992. She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and in federal district courts in Michigan and Tennessee.

Lisa represents labor unions, employee benefit plans, workers and retirees in federal and state courts, before state and federal administrative agencies (including the NLRB) and in private arbitrations. Lisa has been class counsel in several retiree health care benefits class actions in federal courts and has handled complex litigation involving millions of dollars.

Lisa’s practice has included representing the UAW International and many of its Locals, Teamster Locals, SEIU, the House Officers Association, Insulators, Iron Workers, UFCW Local 876, Utility Workers, many other Unions and various ERISA benefits plans (e.g., health and welfare, legal service benefits, apprenticeship). Lisa worked with SEIU on a project to strengthen and reform Michigan regulation of nursing homes and other health care facilities. Lisa was a speaker at Wayne State University’s Gottfried Labor Law Seminar.

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