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Shereef H. Akeel

Shereef Akeel

Akeel & Valentine, PLC
888 West Big Beaver, Suite 910
Troy, MI 48084

Troy

Michigan (MI)

Contact Contact Shereef H. Akeel
T: 248-918-4542
F: 248-269-9119

Visit: www.akeelvalentine.com
Practice Areas: Civil Rights (40%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)

Civil Rights

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Industry Groups: 1983 Actions, American Lawyers, Amusement Park Negligence, Arbitration, Attorney, Attorneys, Automobile Accidents, Business Law, Car Accidents, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Contract, Contractor Law, Dearborn Lawyers, Defamation, Detroit Lawyers, Discrimination, Employment Law, Excessive Force, False Claims Act, Federal Tort Claims Act, First Amendment, Insurance, Law, Lawyer, Lawyers, Legal, Mediation, Michigan Lawyers, Motorcycle Accidents, Oil & Gas, Personal Injury, Pmpa, Police Misconduct, Pool Accidents, Premise Liability, Public Accomadation, Qui Tam, Retaliation Claims, Truck Accidents, Whistlelower Claims, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination

Profile

Shereef Akeel practices law in the State of Michigan, and is also a member of the Washington DC Bar. Elected as a Lawyer of the Year for 2004 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and a Michigan Super Lawyer for years 2006 to 2013, Shereef obtained his bachelors degree from the University of Michigan in 1987. Also, a graduate from Detroit College of Law of Michigan State University in 1996, Shereef specializes in civil rights, employment discrimination, sexual harrassment, excessive force claims, False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Whistleblower actions, personal injury, pool drowning, wrongful death, and business litigation. He has been involved in several high profile discrimination cases including a class action lawsuit on behalf of victims that were tortured in the now infamous Abu Ghraib prison. Shereef, also a CPA, has a Masters in Business Administration from Wayne State University.


Years of Selection

• Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014

About Shereef Akeel

Admitted: 1996, Michigan

Professional Webpage: www.akeelvalentine.com/Attorneys/Shereef-H-Akeel.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • 2006 President's Award - Center for Constitutional Rights - www.ccr.org ; 2006 Guardian of Civil Rights - ADC - www.adc.org ; 2005 Defender of Freedom Award - America Civil Liberties Union - www.aclu.org

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  •  Certified Public Accountant

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The American Trial Lawyers Association, American Association of Justice - member;Michigan Association of Justice - member;Michigan State Bar.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the Pro Bono Panel - Eastern Distict Federal Court, State of Michigan.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Recent Settlements/Verdicts:1.8 Million - Car/Truck Accident;1.5 Million - Medical Malpractice;1.1 Million - Crane Accident;1.0 Million - Motor Cycle Accident.

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Educational Background:

  • Michigan State University College of Law - Juris Doctorate; Wayne State University - Masters in Business Administration; University of Michigan - Bachelor of Arts
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