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Fatima M. Bolyea

Business Attorney at Southfield, MI

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also known as Fatima M. Mansour

  • Licensed for 8 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Fatima

Learn Fatima’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    20%
    Business litigation; contracts; shareholder, member, and partnership disputes; shareholder and member oppression; employment issues; business break-ups and dissolution; breaches of fiduciary duties . Experienced in arbitration and mediation.

  2. Litigation
    20%
    Business litigation; contracts; shareholder, member, and partnership disputes; shareholder and member oppression; employment issues; business break-ups and dissolution; breaches of fiduciary duties. Experienced in arbitration and mediation.

  3. Contracts and agreements
    10%
    Business litigation including breach of contracts.

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    10%
    Drafting operational and governing documents, serving as outside general counsel for the company's day-to-day legal issues.

  5. Employment and labor
    10%
    Employment litigation; employment disputes; non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets. Drafting operational and governing documents, including employee handbook and NDAs.

  6. Intellectual property
    10%
    Employment litigation; employment disputes; non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets; copyright infringement.

  7. Limited liability company (LLC)
    10%
    Business litigation; contracts; shareholder. member, and partnership disputes; shareholder and member oppression; employment issues; business break-ups and dissolution; breaches of fiduciary duties . Experienced in arbitration and mediation.

  8. Partnership
    10%
    Business litigation; contracts; shareholder. member, and partnership disputes; shareholder and member oppression; employment issues; business break-ups and dissolution; breaches of fiduciary duties . Experienced in arbitration and mediation.

◼ Fatima M. Bolyea serves as Senior Counsel in the Detroit office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.

◼ In her practice, Fatima represents a wide range of business clientele, with a focus on small businesses, close corporations, family-owned companies, and their owners.

◼ Her representation of these clients extends to all phases of the business life cycle, including: drafting operational and governing documents, serving as outside general counsel for the company's day-to-day legal issues, providing guidance during contentious employment disputes, and providing effective representation and counsel during litigation.

◼ Fatima counsels businesses on a range of legal issues, including theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, breaches of fiduciary duties, contractual breaches, and shareholder/member disputes. Fatima also has significant experience assisting clients with business divorces, dissolutions, and breakups.

◼ Fatima has successfully represented business owners in obtaining multi-million dollar recoveries, and has regularly obtained verdicts and settlements recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as the largest such recoveries in the state.

◼ Fatima contributes her time and leadership skills to serve the broader legal community. She is the immediate past Chair (2021-2022) of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

◼ Fatima serves on Board of Directors of the Michigan Center for Civic Education, where she is able to share her passion for civics and mock trial. She is also the Treasurer of the organization.

◼ Fatima is on the Board of Directors of the the Arab American Women's Business Council. She also serves as a committee member on the AAWBC's Small Business Development Committee.

◼ Fatima serves on the Litigation Advisory Board and New Lawyers Advisory Board of Michigan’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE). She is also a regulator contributor to ICLE in the form of articles, book chapters, and seminars.

◼ She is also part of the Michigan State Bar's Representative Assembly for Oakland County, where she serves on the Special Issues Committee.

◼ Fatima serves as Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee of the ABA Litigation Section's Commercial and Business Law Committee.

◼ Fatima was named an Up & Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in 2017.

◼ She has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2018-2023.

◼ In 2022, Fatima was named an Influential Woman of the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Location

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
27777 Franklin Rd.
Suite 2500
Southfield, MI, 48034

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Counsel
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • 2023 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Mantese Honigman, PC
  • 2015 - 2023
  • Summer Associate
  • Mantese Honigman, PC
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Student Attorney
  • Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Case Manager
  • Solution Oriented Domestic Violence Prevention Court
  • 2013 - 2013
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Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 2015
  • Wayne State University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Political Science
  • 2012

Associations

  • Michigan Center for Civic Education
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • 2023 - Present
  • Michigan Center for Civic Education
  • Treasurer, Executive Committee
  • 2023 - Present
  • Michigan Center for Civic Education
  • Member, Programming Committee
  • 2023 - Present
  • Arab American Women's Business Council
  • Member, Small Business Development Committee
  • 2023 - Present
  • Arab American Women's Business Council
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • 2023 - Present
  • Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, Litigation Section, American Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee
  • 2023 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Governing Council
  • Ex-Officio Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) - Litigation Advisory Board
  • Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) - New Lawyers Advisory Board
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Governing Council
  • Chair-Elect
  • 2021 - 2022
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Governing Council
  • Chair
  • 2021 - 2022
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Governing Council
  • Secretary
  • 2019 - 2020
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Governing Council
  • Treasurer
  • 2018 - 2019
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Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Influential Woman of the Law
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • 2017 Up & Coming Lawyer
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • 2017
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Health Care Compliance Association Web Conference
  • Physician Peer Review: 10 Steps to Navigating the Process
  • 2017
  • Discussing Peer Review Among Doctors
  • Appearance on local television program, Practical Law, discussing Peer Review Among Doctors
  • 2017
  • 23rd Annual Health Law Institute, March 9-10, 2017, Plymouth, MI
  • Physician Regulatory and Legal Update - Invited Speaker
  • 2017

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Southfield Business Lawyer Fatima M. Bolyea
Fatima M. Bolyea
Business Attorney
Southfield, MI
Licensed for 8 years