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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.
• Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2013
Admitted: 1996, Michigan
Professional Webpage: www.akeelvalentine.com/Attorneys/Shereef-H-Akeel.shtml
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