Faupel Law

Our law firm is experienced with high-profile cases, including appeals, which require sensitivity to the media and public opinion.

The Skill to Handle Complex Cases

The attorneys at Faupel Law are adept at litigating extremely complicated cases in special areas of law. From appeals to fighting for grandparents’ rights to business litigation, we are known for our quality of work in and out of the courtroom.

We use that same skill to help many individuals and families solve their legal problems. Our lawyers can assist you with divorcecustodyalimony, and many other family law issues. We can also protect your family in the future by helping you create an estate plan.

When you need a legal partner for your business, we are ready to help. Our attorneys can help you establish your business, serve as general counsel, handle disputes and litigation, and resolve employment law issues. We can also assist you with commercial and residential real estate transactions as well as property or construction disputes.

A Tradition of Quality Representation

Marian L. Faupel founded the firm in 1990. We have established a reputation as an aggressive Michigan firm of attorneys with extensive knowledge and experience in many areas of law. Our law firm is experienced with high-profile cases, including appeals, which require sensitivity to the media and public opinion. Some of our successful decisions and verdicts include:

  • We gained national recognition in 1993 as prevailing counsel in the landmark case In Re Clausen, the “Baby Jessica” adoption case, which we successfully argued in the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court.
  • Firm founder Marian Faupel obtained a jury verdict of $782,000 in a complex securities fraud case.
  • In 1996, we prevailed in U.S. District Court on a First Amendment employment claim, securing a jury verdict of $1.2 million.
  • We won a landmark decision in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) case.

To read more about our successes, visit our Decisions and Verdicts page.

Faupel Law continues its tradition of quality representation for individuals, families, and businesses in Michigan. To make an appointment, please call our Ann Arbor office at 734-677-0776 or contact Faupel Law online or via e-mail.


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About Marian

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The road to becoming an attorney (especially one who handles many family law cases) has been a true journey for me. I grew up in Highland Park, MI—which, back then, was a tree-lined city with the first community college in Michigan and a very progr… Read More

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