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Marc E. Thomas

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Practice Areas:

  • Tax Controversies
  • Pension & Retirement Plan Disputes
  • Business Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • The Hon Lawrence Gubow, US District Court Judge, ED Mich, Law Clerk, 1975 to 1977


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • LL.M. - 1994
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1972
    • Honors: M.S.U. Varsity Club

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Published Works

  • Author: Comment, 52 U Det J Urb L 115 (1974), now "U Det Mercy L Rev"

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  • Clarence M. Burton Scholar
  • Peer reviewed by Martindale-Hubbell AV®, highest rating
  • Michigan Super Lawyer, 2006-2019
  • Best Lawyers in America 2001-2019

Pro-Bono Activities

  • The American Society of IRS Problem Solvers, Member
  • Member, Michigan State University Varsity Alumni Club, intercollegiate baseball and lacrosse, freshman ice hockey

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Sections on Business Law, Litigation, Probate & Estate Planning, and Taxation, Member
  • Detroit Bar Association, Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Associations sections on Litigation, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, Taxation, and Law Practice Management, Member