Shareef H. Akeel is the co-founder of Akeel & Valentine, PLC, located in Troy, Michigan. With clients throughout the Detroit metropolitan area and across the state, he focuses his practice primarily on employment law issues, representing plaintiffs who have been wrongfully terminated or who have faced unlawful discrimination or harassment on the job. Mr. Akeel also represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act and other qui tam cases, and he also assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of others in seeking compensation for their losses in personal injury and wrongful death litigation.
A 1987 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Michigan State University, Mr. Akeel also holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University. He was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1996 from Michigan State University College of Law.
A member of the American Association for Justice, Mr. Akeel lectures frequently at seminars and conferences, and he has delivered a presentation at the Michigan Association for Justice's annual convention. He is admitted to practice in Michigan as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Prior to opening Akeel & Valentine, PLC, in 2006, Mr. Akeel spent several years with a firm in Huntington Woods, Michigan. He has earned the respect of his fellow professionals for his track record and high degree of ethics, as evidenced by his receipt of a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Akeel is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization comprised of the leading trial lawyers from each state.
Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2016
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Last Updated: 7/27/2016