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Honigman’s Stanley H. Pitts recognized as a Man of Excellence by the Michigan Chronicle

June 23, 2014


Susan Sherbow
T: 313.465.7048

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Stanley H. Pitts, a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment Department, has been recognized as a Man of Excellence for 2014 by the Michigan Chronicle. The award is designed to celebrate African American men in Southeast Michigan who inspire others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievement and participation in community service.

Pitts focuses his practice on the defense of employers facing labor and employment challenges. He defends individual and class action lawsuits at the state and federal level and provides assistance during administrative agency investigations. Pitts has more than 30 years of litigation experience on behalf of public and private employers, having served as lead counsel in numerous high-stakes employment discrimination trials and complex litigation matters.

He is a member and previous chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Professional Ethics Committee and a member of its Attorney Discipline Board Hearing Panel. Pitts is also a member of the Wolverine Bar Association and the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association. In addition, he is a case evaluator for the Wayne County Mediation Tribunal Labor Panel. He is also active in the community and has been a member of the board of directors for the Black United Fund of Michigan, Inc. since 2009.

Pitts earned a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School and a B.S. from Wayne State University.