Tova Shaban


ASSISTANT- Nanette Hall

Tova is a Shareholder in the Firm, and practices in the area of general commercial litigation, with a focus on employment law, contracts, real estate and probate law.  She has successfully defended employers at the EEOC/MDCR level and in state and federal courts. Recently she won a decision for an employer in a disability discrimination lawsuit which the Sixth Circuit affirmed in a published opinion. 

She is firmly committed to conflict resolution and her developing mediation practice, and sits as a volunteer mediator at the Wayne Mediator Center.  Tova mediates a variety of cases, including contract and probate disputes.

A graduate of the City University of New York, Queens College, cum laude, in 1979, she also holds a J.D. from Wayne State University, cum laude, 1985. She was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Book Award for Trusts and Estates in 1983-1984 and Criminal Procedure I in 1984.  She was also selected for the Cardozo Law Review in 1983.

Tova is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association.  She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.  Tova sits on two panels of the Attorney Discipline Board and she is a volunteer mentor through the Oakland County Bar Association and is also involved with their Mock Trial Program.

Memberships/ Associations

  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Attorney Discipline Board Panel Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association Volunteer Mentor
  • Mock Trial Program Member
  • Tova Shaban "A Distinct and Independent Career": The Pioneering Gender Equality Case of Myra Colby Bradwell published in Laches (3/18/2019). Read more.