Akeel & Valentine.com
Akeel has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA), a Lawyer of the Year by the Michigan Lawyers Weekly, nominated in top 5% of attorneys in the State of Michigan by Law & Politics Super lawyer Magazine , in addition to being nationally recognized by US News & World News Report as a Tier One - Civil Rights lawyer.
Akeel has been involved in several high profile employment discrimination cases, where he has managed to obtain million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients both in federal and state courts.
Akeel obtained his Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan in 1987, and graduated from Detroit College of Law in 1996 (which merged with Michigan State University). Now, Akeel specializes in Employment law, Whistleblower Actions, False Claims Act, Civil Rights, and Personal Injury. Akeel, also, has a CPA, and a Masters in Business Administration from Wayne State University.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Labor and Employment||Affirmative Action, Age Discrimination in Employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Caregiver Discrimination, Child Labor Law, Civil Service, Collective Bargaining, Confidentiality Agreements, Covenants Not To Compete, Employee Discipline, Employee Drug Testing, Employee Leasing, Employee Privacy, Employee Rights, Employer Intentional Torts, Employer Liability, Employer Rights, Employment Arbitration, Employment at Will, Employment Breach of Contract, Employment Civil Rights, Employment Claims, Employment Class Actions, Employment Contracts, Employment Defense, Employment Disability Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Employment Mediation, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, Employment Rights, Employment Termination, Equal Employment Opportunity Law, Executive Employment Law, Executive Severance Contracts, Executive Transfers, Fair Employment Practices, Fair Labor Standards, Family and Medical Leave Act, Federal Employment Law, Harassment, Human Resources Law, International Employment Contracts, International Labor Law, Labor Antitrust, Labor Arbitration, Labor Law, Labor Legislation, Labor Relations, Labor Strikes, Management Employment Law, Management Labor Law, Minimum Wage Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Origin Discrimination, Negligent Hiring, Noncompete Litigation, Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation, Agreements, Outsourcing, Personnel Policies, Personnel Training, Pregnancy Discrimination, Prevailing Wage Litigation, Public Sector Collective Bargaining, Public Sector Employment Law, Public Sector Labor Relations, Reductions in Force, Restrictive Covenants, Retaliatory Discharge, Security Clearances, Sexual Harassment, Title VII Discrimination, Unfair Labor Practices, Uniformed Services Employment, and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), Union Contract Negotiations, Union Elections, Union Labor Law, Union Organization, Wage and Hour Class Actions, Wage and Hour Law, WARN Act, Whistleblower Litigation, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination Defense|
|Personal Injury||Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
Partner | Akeel & Valentine
2005 - 2018
Litigation with special focus in Employment law, Whistleblower Actions, False Claims Act, Civil Rights, and Personal Injury.
Juris Doctor | Michigan State Univesity College of Law
1992 - 1996
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TYPICAL HOURLY RATE: $300
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TYPICAL CONTINGENCY FEE: 33%
Troy, Michigan, Oakland County
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