Attorney Shaina R. Reed - Fraser Trebilcock

Shaina R. Reed

Attorney / Lansing



Education

  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2010)
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University (B.A., 2007)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Experience
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Shaina Reed is a trial lawyer with significant litigation experience in a variety of practice areas including insurance defense, commercial litigation, probate litigation, and employment disputes. Over the past decade, Shaina has obtained outstanding results for her clients, twice receiving jury verdicts of “no cause” in favor of her clients on multimillion dollar claims, securing early dismissals through successful motion practice, and regularly negotiating favorable settlements after thorough and effective discovery. Shaina has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Michigan by Super Lawyers in the area of civil litigation every year since 2014.

Outside of the courtroom, Shaina is active in her community, chairing the General Liability Section of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, serving on the Court Rules Committee for the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and participating as a committee member in the Women Lawyers’ Association as well as the Greater Lansing Arts Council.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Johnson, Rosati, Schultz & Joppich, P.C., Associate
Professional Associations
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  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Probate and Estate Planning Section
      • Court Rules, Forms, and Procedures Committee
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
    • Chair, General Liability Section
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Michigan
    • Mid-Michigan Region
      • Regional Development Committee
  • Greater Lansing Arts Council
    • Member, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Honors & Distinctions
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  • Selected as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Civil Litigation, Employment and Labor, and Civil Rights (2014-2019) 
  • Dean Scholarship Recipient (2007-2010)
Publications & Presentations
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  • Michigan Court of Appeals Opinion: Niederhouse v Roscommon Co.