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A Better Partnership

Michael A. Stone

Senior Counsel | Email

  • Detroit

    t. +1.313.546.6047

    f. +1.313.263.6855


Mike Stone counsels businesses through the intricacies of federal government contracts and partnership agreements. With his extensive military background and knowledge, Mike is able to provide strategic insight with federal and state contracts for small Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, 8As and large global corporations. He helps companies obtain partnership agreements as a Sub or Prime and helps work through FAR and other compliance issues. In addition, he assists with federal bid submissions and provides networking and other relationship opportunities to organizations seeking government affiliation. Guiding clients through the federal budget process and priorities is an essential component of Mike’s practice to ensure the quickest route to profitability and that resources align with the intended goal. Mike is a retired Major General from the U.S. Army with more than 30 years of military service.
Mike has ten years of experience serving as in-house counsel for privately held corporations as well as seven of those years as a General Counsel. Prior to that, he gained experience representing automotive manufacturers in crash-worthiness cases and he served as litigation counsel for an automotive OEM handling warranty claims. While Mike is not a patent attorney, he has extensive experience in managing intellectual property portfolios.
He served as a Deputy Director in State government for more than eight years supporting two governors. While working for the National Guard in this capacity, Mike served on Governor Rick Snyder’s Cyber Executive Team and worked closely with the National Governor’s Association and National Security Staff on cyber policy matters. Mike also has an extensive energy and sustainability background.


  • U.S. Army War College M.S. 2007
  • Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University J.D. 1996 cum laude
  • University of Detroit B.A. 1989 cum laude


  • 1997, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan


Honors & Awards


Community Affiliations

  • Cybersecurity Task Force Chair, National Guard Association of the United States
  • Retired Major General, U.S. Army
  • Serves on numerous community, military and veterans service boards

Speaking Engagements

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