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Kiffi Y. Ford

Senior Counsel | Email

  • Southfield

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  • Lansing

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  • Wayne State University Law School J.D. 1995
  • Trinity College, Hartford, CT B.A. 1992


  • 1996, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
    Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Committee (2008-Present)
    Former Chair, Lawyer Referrral Service Committee

Teaching and Lecturing

  • Guest lecturer in Trial Advocacy Class at MSU College of Law (March 2015-March 2016)
  • Conducted multiple management and executive level, and employee anti-discriminatory harassment training sessions for Sparrow Health System (May 2012)
  • Lecturer, Conducting High-Level Harassment Investigations, Institute for Continuing Legal Education's Employment Law Institute, St. John's Convention Center


Honors & Awards

  • Awarded the Golden Gavel Award by the Wolverine Bar Association (2019)
  • Named “Leading Lawyer in Michigan 2015,” Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan Foundation
  • Named by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as “Lawyer of the Year” in 1998


  • Author, "Employment Issues After Hire," Employment Law in Michigan, Second and Third Editions, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2008-2020)


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Lansing's Davis-Dunnings Bar Association

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