David M. Shafer


Chosen as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” 2013

Detroit Office
(313) 446-1530

Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated


  • B.A., Wayne State University, 1978
  • M.A., University of Detroit, 1985
  • J.D., Wayne State University School of Law, 1981
    Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1982
  • Eastern District of Michigan, 1982
  • Sixth Circuit, 1990


  • Law clerk to Chief Judge Pro Tem, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1987-1989.
  • Prehearing attorney, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1986
  • Research assistant at Wayne State University Law School, 1980.

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Civil Appeals

Significant Cases:

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