Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.

Established in 1902

Law Firm in Lansing, MI

Attorneys at This Firm 25 + attorneys view all
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Asset Protection
  • Asset Recovery
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Class Actions
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Collections
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Election, Campaign and Political Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • General Practice
  • Government Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Municipal Law
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Patents
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Law
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Law
  • Sports Law
  • Taxation
  • Torts
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Transportation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utility Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Wills
  • White Collar Crime

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Firm Details

Year Established
1902
Firm Size
100
Representative Clients
General Counsel For: Sparrow Health System; Michigan Milk Producers Assn.; Spartan Motors; Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority; Southern Clinton County Municipal Utilities Authority; City of Fenton; Michigan Fisheries Resource Conservation Coalition.
Local Counsel: Shell Western E & P Inc.; Shell Pipeline Co.; Heat Controller, Inc.; Detroit Edison; Michigan Consolidated Gas; Michigan Mutual Insurance Co.; General Motors Corp.; Physician Insurance Company of Michigan; Michigan Physicians Mutual Insurance Co.; Gallagher Bassett; Sinai Hospital of Detroit; Farmers Insurance Exchange; Lansing School District; CenturyTel; Michigan Exchange Carriers; MSU Federal Credit Union; Century Telephone Enterprises, Inc.; Telephone Association of Michigan; Dart Container Corp.; Central Transport International, Inc.; Midwest Claims; Henry Ford Hospital; Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc.; Michigan Farm Bureau; Fifth Third Bank; County of Clinton; Secura Insurance; Jackson National; OJ Transport; Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance; Auto Club Insurance; Lutheran Homes of Michigan; Lansing Board of Water & Light; Hurley Medical Center; Detroit International Bridge Company; Michigan Trucking Association; Michigan Movers and Warehousemen's Association.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Admiral Insurance; Auto Owners Insurance Co.; Employers Mutual Insurance Co.; Fremont Mutual Insurance Co.; Gordon Food Service; Hastings Mutual Insurance Co.; Phoenix Aviation; St. Paul Companies, Inc.; State Farm Insurance Co.; United States Aviation Underwriters; British Aerospace Public Limited Co.; Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co.; State Farm Insurance; Fremont Mutual Insurance; Vergennes Township; Village of Saranac; den Dulk Dairy, L.L.C.; EMC Insurance Companies; ITT Hartford Insurance Group; Intermatic, Inc.; Cesna Aircraft Co.
Languages
French and Spanish.

Client Reviews

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  • 71% client recommended 5 recommendations
  • 4.5/5.0 7 reviews
  • Communication

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  • Responsiveness

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  • Quality of Service

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  • Value for Money

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 211 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Senior Associate on 10/14/16 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Sole Practitioner on 10/14/16 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Partner on 10/14/16 in Workers Compensation

    My exposure to Mike Sanders has been non-existent in recent years as our practices different. However, he has an excellent reputation in the legal community and is a partner in one of the best law firms. in Michigan. My professional exposure to Mik... Read more

    My exposure to Mike Sanders has been non-existent in recent years as our practices different. However, he has an excellent reputation in the legal community and is a partner in one of the best law firms. in Michigan. My professional exposure to Mike, though dated, was that he was a very good lawyer and represented his clients with vigor.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Managing Partner on 10/10/16 in Workers Compensation Defense

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Managing Partner on 10/07/16 in Workers Compensation Defense

    Mr. Sanders is one of the best workers' compensation defense attorneys in the state. I would highly recommend him to any employer, or insurance carrier, that wants an extremely prepared and aggressive attorney. He treats his clients' money like it is... Read more

    Mr. Sanders is one of the best workers' compensation defense attorneys in the state. I would highly recommend him to any employer, or insurance carrier, that wants an extremely prepared and aggressive attorney. He treats his clients' money like it is coming out of his own pocket.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Deputy General Counsel on 10/06/16 in Workers Compensation Defense

    Mike,is an outstanding attorney. He is well versed in all areas of Workers' Compensation law, and is an able advocate on behalf of his clients. He is also a member of the College of Workers' Compensation, a very exclusive fraternity.

    Mike,is an outstanding attorney. He is well versed in all areas of Workers' Compensation law, and is an able advocate on behalf of his clients. He is also a member of the College of Workers' Compensation, a very exclusive fraternity.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Judge on 10/06/16 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Michael D. Sanders by a Partner on 10/06/16 in Workers Compensation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Thomas R. TerMaat by a Partner on 08/04/14 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Thomas R. TerMaat by a Partner on 08/04/14 in Automobile Liability Defense

    Tom is a leader in the fields of first-party and third-party auto litigation under Michigan's unique No-Fault laws.

    Tom is a leader in the fields of first-party and third-party auto litigation under Michigan's unique No-Fault laws.

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