Michael D. Sanders - Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Michael D. Sanders

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Mike is a shareholder, President, and Chair of the Executive Committee at the firm. He is a native of Alton, Illinois and an alumnus of the University of Illinois. As an undergraduate at Illinois, he was Phi Beta Kappa and completed his degree in 1980, magna cum laude. He earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1983.

Mike devotes his practice to the representation of employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers' compensation matters throughout the state. He is the author of several published articles on workers' compensation topics in the Wayne State University Law Review. He serves as an adjunct professor of workers' compensation at the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing. He is also an instructor for the Michigan State University School of Human Resources and Labor Relations Department, where he teaches various workers' compensation topics in the Executive Education program. He has also served as an adjunct instructor of business law at University of Illinois and Michigan State University.

Mike is admitted to practice in Michigan and Illinois. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Ingham County Bar Association, and he is listed in Best Lawyers® in America. He resides in Grand Ledge, Michigan where he is a trumpet player of average ability in the Grand Ledge Community  Band.

Additional Information

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

University of Illinois College of LawJ.D. 1983
American Bar AssociationIngham County Bar Association

Office Location

313 South Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933-2114
United States

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (Appellate, Insurance, Litigation, Occupational Disease, Subrogation)