Jeffery V Stuckey

Jeffery V. Stuckey


Education & Credentials


Michigan State University

B.A., 1979
  • With High Honor
  • Phi Beta Kappa

University of Notre Dame Law School

J.D., 1982
  • Cum Laude

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Appellate (2012-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Energy Law (2014-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Lansing Lawyer of the Year – Appellate Practice (2014, 2015, 2018, 2020) 
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Appellate (2014-Present)
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2017)
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (2009-present)
  • Distinguished Brief Award, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review (2009)

Representative Clients

  • AT&T Michigan
  • City of Grand Rapids
  • Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership
  • Genesee Intermediate School District
  • Insurance Alliance of Michigan
  • MGM Grand Detroit, LLC and MGM Resorts International

Prominent Assignments

Appellate counsel on more than two hundred matters involving commercial interests and regulated industries in the areas of gaming, insurance, telecommunications, energy, elections, tax, and business

Counsel to insurers pertaining to credit scoring litigation

Counsel to the receiver of three insurance companies 

Counsel to MGM Grand Detroit, LLC in obtaining casino licensure in Detroit, Michigan and regarding various regulatory and gaming matters

Counsel to various entities and ballot question committees pertaining to gaming, insurance, and constitutional matters

Counsel to state and national candidates for elective office
Counsel to the Michigan Republican Party with respect to congressional and legislative redistricting
Appellate counsel to health care company and subsidiaries

Professional Involvement

  • Board of Law Examiners (July 2015-present) 
  • Judicial Qualifications Committee, State Bar of Michigan (2013-2019)
  • Worker's Compensation Qualifications Advisory Committee (2002-2011) 
  • Chairman, Michigan Republican Lawyers Association (1995-1997) 
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan 
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan 
  • Member, Ingham County Bar Association 
  • Member, Supreme Court Historical Society 


  • Law Clerk to Honorable James L. Ryan, Michigan Supreme Court (1983-1985)
  • Research Attorney, Michigan Court of Appeals, Prehearing Division (1982-1983)
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