Myles J. Baker


Myles J. Baker practices in the areas of regulatory cannabis, complex business litigation, and labor and employment litigation. Myles received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law. Myles began his career with Dickinson Wright PLLC by joining the firm as a Summer Associate in back-to-back years during 2015 and 2016. Myles’ ultimate goal is to utilize his wide range of skills and knowledge to provide effective legal counsel and achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University College of Law

J.D., 2017
  • cum laude
  • Trustee Scholarship Recipient
  • Black Law Students Association, Vice President, 2015-2016
  • Black Law Students Association, President, 2016-2017
  • Midwest Black Law Students Association, Regional Executive Board, 2016-2017
  • Geoffrey A. Fieger, Trial Practice Institute

Michigan State University

B.A., Political Science, 2014

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


Prominent Assignments

  • Represented a county where employees from the Department of Public Services committed fraud against the county using taxpayer dollars.
  • Retained as outside counsel by cannabis and lifestyle brands for regulatory and licensing matters as they pursue expansion.
  • Assisted a leading cannabis company and retailer in preparing, filing, and successfully prosecuting a highly competitive license application for several cities across Michigan.
  • Represented a cannabis company and retailer in the preparation, filing, and successful prosecution of a highly competitive adult-use license municipal application for Detroit, Michigan.
  • Facilitated the acquisition of a vertically integrated Michigan company for a prominent cannabis company.
  • Provided assistance to a cannabis company in evaluating an opportunity to establish a facility for vertically integrated operations.
  • Successfully defended a world-renowned auto insurance company against a putative class action suit by defeating the motion for class certification.
  • Represented a major insurance company in a suit alleging breach of contract, bad faith fraud, and other improper conduct because of how the client handled their medical claim.
  • Defended an appeal in a premises liability case on behalf of a North American Automaker.

Professional Involvement

  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
    • Co-Chair, Commercial Litigation Section
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education
    • Young Lawyers Advisory Board
  • Wolverine Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Section Executive Council, 2024-2026
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