Jeffery V. Stuckey


Jeffery V. Stuckey, a Member of Dickinson Wright’s Lansing office, focuses his practice on commercial, appellate, and administrative/regulatory law in industries such as gaming, insurance, telecommunications, energy, elections, and tax. He has served as counsel to various entities and ballot question committees pertaining to gaming, insurance, and constitutional matters. Upon recommendation of the Supreme Court and by appointment of the Governor, Jeffery has served on the Michigan Board of Law Examiners since 2015. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® for his practice in appellate law (2012-2024) and administrative regulatory and energy law (2014-2024), and by Michigan Super Lawyers® for his practice in appellate law (2014-2023).

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 Law, 2012-2024
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law; Energy Law, 2014-2024
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Administrative/Regulatory Law, 2022
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Appellate Law, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2020, 2024
  • Michigan Super Lawyers®
    • Appellate Law, 2014-2023
  • American Bar Foundation
    • Life Fellow, 2017
  • Litigation Counsel of America
    • Senior Fellow, 2009-2024
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
    • Distinguished Brief Award, 2009

Representative Clients

  • 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 hundreds of 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 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) 
  • 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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