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Richard E. Shaw, “of counsel” to the firm, specializes in appellate law involving litigation in numerous substantive legal areas. Mr. Shaw has practiced in the appellate courts of Michigan (appearing in 600 cases), the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 6th, and 11th Circuits. Michigan Lawyers Weeklynamed Mr. Shaw 2001 attorney of the year for his work on three cases before the Michigan Supreme Court. Mr. Shaw received his B.A. in political science from Emory University, his M.A. and Candidacy for the Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University, and his J.D. and L.L.M. in tax law from Wayne State University. Formerly a professor of economics and business, Mr. Shaw taught at Wayne State University (Department of Economics and School of Business, MBA program) and at Central Michigan University, Mt. Clemens Center, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Mr. Shaw has two cases before the Michigan Supreme Court during the current (2015-2016) term. 



Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 95%
    30 years, 600 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    Less than 1 year


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Shaheen Jacobs & Ross PC

615 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI, 48226

1880 Shepherds Dr
Troy, MI, 48084-5409



MIActive And In Good Standing198108/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Attorney of the YearMichigan Lawyers Weekly2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Association for JusticeN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Northwestern UniversityEconomicsMA - MastersN/A
Northwestern UniversityEconomicsPhD - Doctorate CandidateN/A
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Wayne State University Law SchoolTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A