Lee Hornberger Esq

Lee Hornberger Esq

Lee Hornberger serves as a neutral arbitrator and mediator.
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Michigan
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Biography

Lee Hornberger is a former Chair of the SBM Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Editor Emeritus of The Michigan Dispute Resolution Journal, former member of the SBM Representative Assembly, former President of the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association, and former Chair of the Traverse City Human Rights Commission. He is a member of the Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi), an invitation-only group of Michigan’s top mediators, and a Diplomate Member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

He has received the George N. Bashara, Jr. Award from the ADR Section in recognition of exemplary service.

He in The Best Lawyers of America 2018-2019 for arbitration, and 2020-2022 for arbitration and mediation. He is on the 2016-2021 Michigan Super Lawyers lists for alternative dispute resolution. He received a First Tier ranking in Northern Michigan for Mediation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms in 2022, a Second Tier ranking in Northern Michigan for Arbitration in 2022, a Second Tier ranking in Northern Michigan for Mediation in 2021, and a First Tier ranking in Northern Michigan for Arbitration in 2019 and 2020.

While serving with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, he received the Bronze Star Medal and Army Commendation Medals. The unit he was in received the Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm.

He holds his B.A. and J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan and his LL.M. in Labor Law from Wayne State University.

He can be contacted at 231-941-0746 and leehornberger@leehornberger.com. His website is https://www.leehornberger.com/ .

Practice Area
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Fact Finding
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Military Appeals
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Education
Wayne State University Law School
LL.M. | LL.M. in Labor Law
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University of Michigan Law School
J.D.
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Honors: JD cum laude American Jurisprudence Award in Restitution
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
"Northern Michigan's A-List" of Attorneys
Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine
The Verdict: 56 of The Town's Top Attorneys
Cincinnati Magazine
Bronze Star Medal
U.S. Army
Army Commendation Medals
U.S. Army
Professional Associations
Traverse City Human Rights Commission
Member
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Michigan Civil Rights Commission
Hearing Referee
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Grand Traverse County Board of Canvassers
Member
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State Bar of Michigan Awards Committee
Member
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Mediator
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Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Hearing Officer List
- Current
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Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Hearing Officer
- Current
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Michigan
Member
- Current
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
Immediate Past President
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
President
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
President-Elect
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
Treasurer
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Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim
Board of Governors
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Historic Moments in Negotiation
Michigan Bar Journal
Supreme Court Crawford Retaliation Decision
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association Newsletter
Contributor, Defusing Workplace Time-Bombs: Drafting Employment Agreements and Policies to Prevent Disputes, Avoid Tax Traps, and Settle Cases
ALI-ABA
Recent Developments in Michigan Arbitration Law
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association Newsletter
The Impact of the Due Process Protocol Principles on Arbitration of Statutory Employment Disputes
Labor and Employment Lawnotes
Mediation and Arbitration for the Entrepreneur
Your Chamber News
Speaking Engagements
Michigan Domestic Relations Mediation and Arbitration Case Law Update, Winter Conference, Jamaica Inn, Ochos Rios, Jamaica
Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
This update reviewed recent Michigan cases concerning mediation and Arbitration.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Contact & Map
6730 Mission Ridge
Traverse City, MI 49686-6131
Telephone: (231) 941-0746
Telephone: (231) 941-0746
Fax: (231) 941-3448
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