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Elyse K. Lisznyai





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude

University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction

Bar Admissions

Elyse Lisznyai is an associate in Miller Canfield's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School, where she was a Board of Governor's Scholar. She possesses extensive judicial experience at both the state and federal trial court levels, serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Susan B. Jordan for the Jackson County 4th Circuit Court, as judicial attorney to the Honorable Janice K. Cunningham for the Eaton County 56th Circuit Court, and most recently as law clerk to the Honorable Robert H. Cleland for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.


Wayne State University Law School, Board of Governor's Scholar (Full-tuition scholarship based on academic achievement)

University of Michigan, Phi Beta Kappa Scholar, Honors Thesis “High Honors” Distinction, University Honors Six Semesters, James B. Angell Scholar, 2017 Copley Prize Winner, 2015 & 2017 Phillips Prize Translation Contest Winner

Professional Activities

Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter Member, Law Clerk Committee Member

State Bar of Michigan, Licensed Member

Bar of the Eastern District of Michigan, Licensed Member

Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Wayne State University Law School, Moot Court, Brief Writer for ABA National Team; Disability Law Clinic, Student Attorney; Civil Procedure A, Teaching Assistant; Transactional Law Competition, Competitor