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Laura S. Faussié

Shareholder / Detroit



Education

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
  • Wheaton College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1988)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court
Experience
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Laura S. Faussié received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan cum laude in 1993. She received her B.A. from Wheaton College magna cum laude in 1988. Her practice is concentrated in corporate, commercial, real estate, banking and products liability litigation.

In addition, Laura has extensive experience in commercial transaction matters, including mortgage portfolio purchase/sales and related due diligence and contract drafting. She also specializes in civil appeals in both the state and federal appellate courts.

Laura's commercial and related litigation experience includes handling various aspects of lender/borrower disputes, business fraud cases, premises liability suits, and secured asset recoveries. In the area of products liability, she has gained substantial expertise in mass tort and complex litigation, and in multidistrict litigation.

Professional Associations
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Michigan Bar Association

  • Litigation Section
Publications & Presentations
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  • Land Contract Forfeiture Road Map, Michigan Real Property Review, Spring 2007. (Co-author with Jonathan Walton)
  • "How to Get Paid for the Goods/Services You Sell: A Lesson in Law for Suppliers", seminar presented for members of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
Testimonials & Client Matters
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"I worked on a complex federal litigation matter with Laura over many months, where we represented clients with aligned interests as co-defendants. It involved a high dollar and document intensive intellectual property rights infringement claim against our clients. We successfully defeated the plaintiff, achieving total dismissal of its claims through a fairly difficult procedural strategy that we developed and worked up together. Laura is a superior client advocate, and a great writer, who excels at taking complicated issues and making them understandable in a concise presentation. She is experienced, civil, and very professional. Her sense of humor also makes her a pleasure to work with, and I highly recommend her."

- Patrick Kruse, Owner at Patrick G. Kruse PLC