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A Proven Litigation Leader

Shea Law brings more than 35 years of complex litigation experience to bear on behalf of its clients. With a trial-ready mindset that maximizes both favorable settlements and positive litigation outcomes, Shea’s team of experienced litigators specializes in representing victims of abuse, including the elderly and survivors of sexual assault; representing plaintiffs in class and mass actions; representing investors and their trusted advisors in investment loss and FINRA-related matters; and representing individuals and businesses in everything from malpractice claims and insurance losses to general commercial litigation matters.

Deep and Demonstrated Expertise

Shea’s assertive and accomplished litigators have achieved multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients in courtrooms across the country, handling high-profile and even landmark state and federal cases in all Michigan courts and in states from Washington to New Jersey and from Minnesota to Florida.

University of Michigan Settlement – $470 million

David Shea partnered with former Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox to hold University of Michigan accountable for the sexual abuse of its students and student-athletes at the hands of its athletic team physician, Dr. Robert Anderson, resulting in a $470 million settlement on behalf of the survivors.

Michigan Tax Equity Settlement – $40 million

David Shea was appointed lead counsel in a major federal court class action against Michigan counties seeking compensation on behalf of residents who have suffered millions of dollars in losses from the unconstitutional taking of their property through unauthorized tax foreclosures (as held by the Michigan Supreme Court). Thus far, Shea has secured $40 million in settlement proceeds from Oakland County. The firm continues its fight against Wayne County.

Flint Water Crisis Class Action – $626 million

David Shea was appointed to the discovery committee by co-lead counsel in the City of Flint Water Crisis Class Action. A $626 million dollar settlement was approved by a federal judge.

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