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 "2014, 2015, 2018, 2020 Lansing Lawyer of the Year - Appellate Practice" 
  • 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
  • CenturyTel, Inc.
  • Insurance Institute of Michigan
  • MGM Grand Detroit, LLC and MGM Resorts International
  • Michigan Municipal Electric Association
  • Michigan Public Power Agency
  • Michigan Republican Party

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 license to operate casino in Detroit, Michigan

Counsel to various entities and ballot question committees, in support of or opposition to gaming, insurance, and constitutional revision

Counsel to the Michigan Republican Party in congressional and legislative redistricting following the census in 1990, 2000, and 2010

Appellate counsel to health care company and subsidiaries

Member, legal transition team for Governor-Elect Rick Snyder

Michigan counsel, Fred Thompson for President (2008)

Counsel to Engler for Governor (1994 and 1998)

Michigan counsel, Bob Dole for President (1995-1996)  

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. Appointed by Governor Engler (2002). Reappointed by Governor Granholm (2005 and 2009). Appointed chairman by Governor Snyder (2011). (Committee eliminated by statute, 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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