Fawzeih H. Daher

Fawzeih H. Daher

Fawzeih H. Daher


Fawzeih H. Daher


Fawzeih’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, and also includes trial-level brief writing, particularly at the summary disposition stage. She represents clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including professional malpractice, auto liability (both first and third party), premises liability, and general liability.

While in law school, Fawzeih served as Associate Justice of the Wayne Law Moot Court program and competed in the New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition, making it to the national final round. Fawzeih also competed in the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, where her team won the Outstanding Brief Award.


  • Wayne State University Law School (J.D. 2018)
  • Wayne State University (B.A. magna cum laude, 2015)
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Appellate Practice Section
    • Young Lawyers Section, Executive Council
  • Detroit Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Silver Key Award
  • 3rd Place Regional Semifinalist and National Finalist, National Moot Court Competition
  • Outstanding Brief Award, Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition
  • Provost’s Scholar
  • Eugene Driker Endowed Scholarship
  • George Peck Endowed Scholarship for Superior Advocacy
Prominent Outcomes

Cureton v Halimeh-Suede, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued June, 18, 2020 (Docket No. 347668). Obtained affirmance of summary disposition in third-party auto negligence case. The Court held that the plaintiff could not establish that the accident caused an objectively manifested impairment affecting her general ability to lead her normal life. (November 2020)

Salmo v Seafood of Detroit LLC, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued February 20, 2020 (Docket No. 347488). Obtained affirmance of summary disposition in favor of defendant restaurant. The Court held that the plaintiff waived res ipsa loquitur for appellate review and dismissed her premises-liability claim. (February 2020)

Obtained summary disposition on behalf of an insurance agency in a case arising out of allegations of negligence and misrepresentation. The court held that the insurance agency fulfilled its duty by providing the coverage requested by the plaintiff. (November 2019).

Obtained summary disposition in Wayne County Circuit Court on behalf of an insurance company in a claim arising out of an alleged violation of special titling requirements set forth in Section 257.217c of the Motor Vehicle Code. (July 2019).

Obtained summary disposition in Genesee County Circuit Court in a claim arising out of uninsured/underinsured motorist benefits. The court agreed that the plaintiff failed to show an objectively manifested impairment of an important body function that affected her general ability to lead her normal life. (June 2019).

Successfully obtained affirmance in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals of order denying reconsideration based on enforceability of settlement agreement. (April 2019).

Obtained summary disposition in Wayne County Circuit Court on behalf of an insurance company in a first-party automobile action. The court found that surveillance evidence contradicted the plaintiff’s statements made in support of her claim for PIP benefits and dismissed the case on the basis of the fraud provision in the insurance policy. (February 2019).

Obtained dismissal of appeal for lack of jurisdiction on behalf of client (a national financial services firm) and 12 other defendants in a case involving allegations of improper accounting. (January 2019).

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