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M. Misbah Shahid





Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 2009

University of Michigan-Dearborn, B.A. 2005

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan 
  • Northern District of Ohio


M. Misbah Shahid focus involves assisting Muslim, Arab, and South Asian employers with issues relating uniquely to them.

He practices in the area of labor and employment litigation. He is involved in handling contract negotiation and arbitration for both public and private sector clients, nationally and locally. He is also involved in a variety of employment litigation matters. 

Representative Matters


Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Employment + Labor 2013

Wayne State University Law School, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Recipient of Dean Scholarship 2006-2009; Silver Key Award; Wayne State Law Review, Associate Editor 2008-2009, Assistant Editor 2007-2008

University of Michigan - Dearborn, Honors; High Distinction; Major: Political Science and History

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Islamic Relief USA, Volunteer Fundraiser


"Commentary: New 'cat's paw' cases in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court: Suit can be brought for third-party discrimination," (Co-author), Michigan Lawyers Weekly, December 14, 2012

"Survey of Recent Class, Collective, and Hybrid Cases under the FLSA and Similar State Laws," ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law, Employment Rights & Responsibilities Committee, 2010 Midwinter Meeting, Coronado, California, March 2010