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Margaret C. Stalker

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  • Grand Rapids

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Maggie Stalker is a litigator who focuses her practice on commercial disputes and employment and environmental issues. She is always up for a challenge, as evidenced by her atypical law school experience: Maggie ran cross country for Wayne State University while attending law school. Her tenacity and dedication carry through to her law practice, where she is determined to help clients solve problems and achieve their goals.


  • Wayne State University Law School J.D. 2012 magna cum laude
  • Saginaw Valley State University B.A. 2009 summa cum laude


  • 2012, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association


  • Defended employers in cases involving claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful discharge brought under state and federal law
  • Assisted clients with regulatory and litigation matters involving state and federal environmental law
  • Represented companies in cases involving contract disputes, including successfully arguing dispositive motion in breach of contract action
  • Conducted extensive research to help clients achieve court approval of a settlement, despite objections of insurers and other creditors, in the city of Detroit bankruptcy proceeding

Honors & Awards

  • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star - Environmental, 2020
  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Note & Comment Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Senior Member Advisor of Moot Court Team
  • Editor of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team


Community Affiliations

  • Alano Club of Kent County
    Board of Directors (2016-Present)

Speaking Engagements

  • "Labor and Employment Panel," Warner 2018 HR Executive Panels, Septemer 19, 2018, Midland, Michigan
  • "FMLA & ADA Issues," Warner Human Resources Seminar, May 23, 2017, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • "Managing an Evolving Workforce" and "Wage/Hour and FLSA Issues," Warner Labor & Benefits Executive Panel, October 25, 2016, Midland, Michigan
  • "Workplace Investigations," Warner Human Resources Seminar, June 9, 2016, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Labor & Benefits Executive Panel, Warner Seminar, October 7, 2015, Midland, Michigan
  • "The Flip Side: Best Practices to Reduce Risks of Employment Litigation," MISHRM Annual Conference, October 15, 2015, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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