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Amy B. Folbe

Co-Leader, Matrimonial & Family Law Practice Group


University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
  • Mandell Legal Aid Clinic
Dartmouth College, A.B.
  • cum laude

Prior Employment

  • Mayer Brown, Attorney, Chicago, IL, 1989-1995
  • Leo Burnett Advertising, Account Executive Program, Chicago, IL, 1984-1985

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


  • Justice Charles L. Levin, Michigan Supreme Court, Clerk, 1988-1989


  • German

Professional Affiliations

Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family

Oakland County Bar Association

  • Family Law Division

Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

State Bar of Michigan

  • Family Law Section

American Bar Association

  • Family Law Section

Dartmouth Lawyers Association

Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow

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Amy Folbe concentrates her practice in the areas of matrimonial and family law. She represents both men and women in divorce, custody, and family law trials and proceedings involving a wide variety of issues. Amy has particular experience working with physicians and other professionals in complex prenuptial, postnuptial, separation, and divorce agreements. She is a compassionate advocate in all family law litigation matters who provides a unique level of one-on-one attention to all of her clients.

  • Advises spouses on divorce issues, including alimony and spousal support
  • Represents individuals in proceedings involving child support, child custody, guardianship, paternity, grandparents’ rights, and parenting time issues
  • Analyzes complex asset and business valuations
  • Negotiates lump sum and creative property settlements
  • Represents clients in connection with personal protection order proceedings
  • Represents family law clients with international issues
  • Serves as a member of the firm’s Committee on Women Attorney Initiatives and mentor for newly hired attorneys
  • Ombudsman representative for the firm’s Oakland County Office


Jean and Samuel Frankel Jewish Academy of Metropolitan Detroit

  • President of the Board of Trustees

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

  • Board of Governors

University of Michigan Hillel

  • Board of Trustees

American Jewish Committee, Detroit Chapter

  • Board of Trustees (Former Member)

American Technion Society, Detroit Chapter

  • Board of Trustees (Former Member)

Pro Bono

  • Handles a wide variety of pro bono matters, including criminal expungements through the Legal Aid and Defender Association and name changes through the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF)

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Seminars & Events


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2020
    • Recognized in practice area of Family Law
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice area of Family Law 
    • Named as one of the:
      • Top 10 Leading Women Consumer Lawyers
      • Top 100 Leading Women Lawyers
  • 2020 American Lawyers Magazine Woman Leader in The Law
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010-2013 and 2018-2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated