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Ebony L. Duff

Garan Lucow Miller PC
1155 Brewery Park Blvd Ste 200
Detroit, Michigan 48207-2641
Phone: (313) 446-1530
Fax: (313) 259-0450
Labor & Employment Law Advisory Board Member
Practice areas: Municipal Law, Employment/Labor

Ebony L. Duff is a shareholder with her firm, where she has practiced since 2003. Her practice consists primarily of municipal law and employment discrimination claims. Ms. Duff is the city attorney for the City of Oak Park, Michigan, and serves as general counsel to the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit. Ms. Duff is a member of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, the Michigan Council of School Attorneys, the Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the National Association of Insurance Women, and the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section. She has presented seminars on the basics of collective bargaining; employment records; the Freedom of Information Act; the Open Meetings Act; and legal issues related to discrimination in public employment based on age, race, religion, and gender. Ms. Duff was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 and was included in "Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly" Women in the Law in 2014. She serves as a trustee on the board of directors for Mariners Inn, a shelter and substance abuse treatment center for families in Detroit, previously served as secretary to the board, and has provided pro bono legal services to Mariners Inn. Ms. Duff has also served on the board of directors for the Detroit Executive Service Corporation, a nonprofit agency that provides training and guidance to other nonprofit boards.