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James K. Fett

Phone: (734) 954-0100
Fax: (734) 954-0762

Honors and Awards

Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association Lawyer of the Year for his success in representing Individuals Victimized by Employment Discrimination, 1996

Best Friend of Girl Scouting, in recognition of pro bono legal services (18 years) 

One of the Ten Most Outstanding Attorneys for the Year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2000 

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2001 

Named Michigan Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine for each year, 2006 - 2012

Highest Possible Rating, AV, by Martindale Hubbell, oldest and most prestigious national directory of attorneys

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Discrimination and Wrongful Termination
  • Employment and Consumer Class Actions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1986
  • University of Michigan, Graduate School of Business Administration
    • M.B.A. - 1986
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: With High Distinction

Classes/Seminars

  • Picking the Winning Harassment Case, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Meeting, May 11, 2001
  • How to Win More Than a Million Dollars in Hostile Work Environment Cases: Recent Success Stories, MTLA along with MELA Employment Law and Practice Update, October 17, 2000
  • Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination Litigation, Presentation to the ICLE, State Bar of Michigan and the Labor and Employment Law Section, 29th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, April 1, 2004
  • Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination: Reversal of Fortune, Presentation to the ICLE, State Bar of Michigan and the Labor and Employment Law Section, 23rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, April 16, 1998
  • Practical Considerations in Litigating Age Claims; also served as moderator of Seminar, MTLA Employment Law Seminar, December 6, 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Huron Valley Boys & Girls Club, Pro Bono Legal Counsel, 1990 - 2000
  • Girl Scouts of the Huron Valley Council, Pro Bono Legal Counsel, 1990 - 2008

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