Fabian, Sklar & King Founding Shareholder Michael H. Fabian Honored As The 2014 Detroit Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
By: Chris Austin
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., September 24, 2013 – Farmington Hills-based Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C., proudly announced today that Founding Shareholder Michael H. Fabian has been recognized by his peers as the Detroit Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers, which has been celebrating the best attorneys throughout America for more than three decades. Fabian, Sklar & King Shareholder Stuart A. Sklar made the announcement.
Best Lawyers are determined through an extensive peer-review survey process comprised of confidential evaluations by attorneys throughout the country. Fabian’s outstanding achievement of being named the Detroit Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” was a result of receiving the highest evaluations by his peers in Metro Detroit. This award is based on his dedication, expertise and accomplishments in the specialty area of Insurance Law. Fabian was also honored as a “Best Lawyer in America” by the publication for the second consecutive year.
“It’s an incredible honor for Michael to be recognized by our peers in the legal community as the Insurance Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Metro Detroit,” said Sklar. “What sets Best Lawyers apart is that this recognition is solely based on the responses and feedback from peers in the legal profession, and for Michael to be held in such high esteem is a testament to his incredible work ethic, advocacy for clients, impactful work in the local legal community, his character, and his desire to continually enhance the practice of insurance law both locally and nationally.”
With more than 30 years of legal experience, Fabian has won numerous cases that have created groundbreaking national precedent in establishing and protecting the rights of policyholders. He serves as editor of Michigan Insurance Law and Practice, published by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), and as co-author of the chapter on Property Insurance Law. He also authored the Fire Insurance Chapter in ICLE’s Causes of Action Formbook. In 2011, Fabian was named a “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, a “Top Lawyer” by DBusiness magazine, and has been selected as a Michigan “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics Magazine each year since 2006. He earned a B.A. with honors from the James Madison College of Michigan State University in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1978.
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Founded in 1986, Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C., is a nationally recognized leader in representing those injured or killed as the result of fires and explosions. The firm’s attorneys advocate and protect the rights of homeowners, business owners and other policyholders in property damage disputes with insurance companies. In addition to many awards and accolades, Fabian, Sklar, & King, P.C. has received the coveted “AV” rating, the highest rating under Martindale Hubbell’s Peer Review RatingTM process. To learn more, please visit www.fabiansklar.com.