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About Michael Griffie

Michael Griffie is a tireless advocate and leader who brings experience in both public, private, and nonprofit sectors. A recipient of Super Lawyers Rising Star award and a DBusiness Top Lawyer, his recognized legal expertise pairs with his government advocacy capabilities at all levels of government. A former teacher and school leader, Michael’s ability to solve complex problems has served clients to help successfully achieve their goals.

Michael currently serves as Managing Principal of Veer Consulting, a strategic consulting firm based in Detroit, Michigan. At Veer, Michael has led change management efforts for Launch Michigan, a bipartisan, multisector education reform coalition which focusing on major systemic reform. Prior to Veer, Michael served as Senior Managing Director of External Affairs for Teach for America- Detroit. At TFA-Detroit, Michael led an effort, navigating divided government that resulted in a $30M state appropriation—the largest state appropriation in the organization’s 38-year history. Prior to joining TFA, Michael was a lobbyist at Michigan Legislative Consultants (MLC).

For the five years prior, Michael worked as an attorney with Butzel Long, focusing on government and regulatory affairs, as well as business and employment litigation. He also served as board counsel to several charter schools in Southeast Michigan. He’s worked with numerous industries, from healthcare to education to commercial retail. Michael has expertise representing clients in state and federal civil litigation and dispute resolution.

In 2022, Michael was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Michigan’s 13th District.

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