Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 2009
University of Michigan-Dearborn, B.A. 2005
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.
Prior to the City of Detroit's 2009 Chapter 9 bankruptcy, and during and after the bankruptcy, the firm served as local counsel on numerous matters related to labor, financing and the restructuring of various city departments.
Miller Canfield serves as local counsel to the City of Detroit in connection with its Chapter 9 bankruptcy case filed in July 2013 and its ongoing restructuring efforts. In connection with this representation, Miller Canfield currently is (a) handling post-petition financing matters, (b) litigating and negotiating requests for relief from the automatic stay matter, and (c) assisting with the restructuring of various City departments. The City of Detroit has estimated that its total outstanding obligations as of the commencement of its bankruptcy case totaled approximately $18.5 billion.
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
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