Detroit – October 7, 2015 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Laura C. Baucus, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, has been appointed as the Office Managing Member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.
Baucus has a broad consumer financial services and commercial litigation practice and is experienced in successfully resolving disputes in federal and state courts, in arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association, and in facilitations before private mediators. She is also a member of Dykema’s Financial Industry Group and its Automotive Industry Group.
Baucus is one of Michigan’s most experienced lawyers in the area of consumer financial services litigation, representing banks, mortgage servicers, lenders and insurers on Truth and Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and related state law claims and on Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) compliance issues
She has been selected as a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation from 2013-2015, and has been recognized as a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014. Baucus is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Federal Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan.
She earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Wayne State University, where she was also Order of the Coif, and a B.A.,summa cum laude, from The Catholic University Columbus School of Law.
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