Heidi T. Sharp

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Clinton Township, MI

The Sharp Firm, PLLC
43260 Garfield, Suite 280
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Phone: 586-229-1113
Fax: 586-226-2630
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

Attorney Heidi T. Sharp is the managing partner of The Sharp Firm, PLLC, in Clinton Township, Michigan. Nationally ranked as one of the leading trial attorneys in the country, Ms. Sharp provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the greater Detroit metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Labor and employment law

· Civil rights

 

As an attorney, Ms. Sharp believes that everyone deserves quality legal counsel despite their means or standing in society. As such, she delivers highly personalized attention to all she serves and works hard to protect their rights and entitlements and help them achieve the positive outcomes they seek efficiently and cost-effectively. Many times, she is able to negotiate favorable settlements for her plaintiff clients outside of court, but she will not hesitate to take her clients' claims to trial if necessary to ensure they achieve the justice they deserve.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Sharp has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. In addition, she has received recognition as Women in the Law Class of 2016 from Michigan Lawyers Weekly along with the Volunteer of the Year award from Macomb County Habitat for Humanity.

A 2002 magna cum laude graduate of Western Michigan University, where she was a WMU Medallion Honors Scholar and National Honor Society essay scholar, Ms. Sharp obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2006. While in law school, she was an active participant in the G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition and a finalist in 2004. She also received the Service Award for Recognition to the Law School Community. She was also the recipient of the Michigan Press Association Foundation Award Scholarship.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Sharp has served as chair of the Macomb County Bar Association Labor and Employment Committee since 2012. She is also an active member of the Michigan Association for Justice and the Federal Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations. She has also served in a number of leadership roles with Macomb County Habitat for Humanity.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 0%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015

About Heidi T. Sharp

Admitted: 2006, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.sharpfirmlaw.com/who-we-are/heidi-sharp/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor of “In Brief”, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Michigan Association for Justice, Labor & Employment Committee
  • State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Council
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Macomb Bar Association, Labor & Employment Chair (2012-current)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Habitat for Humanity, Board of Directors, 2012
  • Annual Judge, Michigan High School Moot Court Competition
  • Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Macomb County Habitat for Humanity
  • Habitat for Humanity, Secretary, 2013
  • Habitat for Humanity, Vice President, 2014

Honors/Awards

  • National Honor Society Essay Scholar (1999)
  • Recipient, Cavanagh Scholarship (2/3 tuition, based on academic achievement)
  • WMU Medallion Honors Scholar (1999-2002)
  • Macomb County Habitat for Humanity “Volunteer of the Year”, Special Tribute by Governor Rick Snyder (2015)
  • Finalist, G Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition (2004)
  • Michigan Press Association Foundation Award Scholarship (2002)
  • Service Award for Recognition to the Law School Community (2006) Presented at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • Selected to “Super Lawyers” (2017-2019)
  • “Rising Star” as listed in “Super Lawyers” (2011-2015)
  • Women in the Law Class of 2016 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • “AV” Martindale Hubbell Rating

Educational Background

  • Western University Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 2002

Comments

  • “ Outstanding attorney; confident, convincing arguments often relying on case citations; reasonable in settlement negotiations. The complete Super Lawyer.”
  • “ Great Attorney that cares!”
  • “ Heidi has an extraodinary track record for a young attorney. She has litigated numerous employment cases in State and Federal Court throughout southern Michigan, wrote briefs and argued before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and handled numerous administrative proceedings. She has a reputation as a tough but fair negotiaror.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Heidi T. Sharp

43260 Garfield
Suite 280
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Phone: 586-229-1113

Fax: 586-226-2630

Last Updated: 3/10/2021

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