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Laura A. Van Hyfte
Associate

Phone: (248) 254-4875

Fax: (248) 254-4942

An accomplished litigator in the firm’s Insurance Defense group, Laura A. Van Hyfte thrives in the courtroom.

Laura is skilled at both written and oral advocacy and digs into each file with attention to detail. By keeping the “big picture” in mind, she invaluably strengthens her clients’ cases.

Over the course of her career, Laura has litigated automobile negligence, personal injury, insurance, and major-exposure matters. She has garnered a reputation for successfully arguing game-changing motions to deliver the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Laura obtained her undergraduate degree, with distinction, from the University of Michigan, double-majoring in English Language & Literature and Political Science. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Executive Editor of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and was and remains a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School,
    Juris Doctor, 2011
  • Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of Race & Law
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
  • University of Michigan,
    Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with distinction, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Litter River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Court

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan