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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 9 consecutive years from 2006 to 2014, Akeel specializes in employment law, civil rights, discrimination, sexual harrassment, False Claims Act, Qui Tam, whistleblower actions, personal injury, and wrongful death.
Akeel has been involved in several high profile discrimination cases, where just this year he obtained a 1.2 million dollar verdict in federal court for an employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claim. Akeel has, also, developed substantial experience in pursuing matters in state and federal courts, nationally. Akeel has, also, taken his work internationally where he filed a class action lawsuit against a multibillion dollar corporation for engaging in acts of torture, and against an international contractor for harming American Personnel.
Akeel obtained his bachelors degree from the University of Michigan in 1987, his law degree from Michigan State College of Law in 1996, Akeel, a CPA, also, has a Masters in Business Administration from Wayne State University.
Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015
Justice at Abu Ghraib
Since 9/11, Shereef Akeel has fought for American Muslims; but his biggest case is a class action lawsuit on behalf of the prisoners of Abu Ghraib
Admitted: 1996, Michigan
Professional Webpage: www.akeelvalentine.com/Attorneys/Shereef-H-Akeel.shtml
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