Lawrence garcia, board chair

Senior Counsel, Employment & Labor Group, Miller Canfield

Lawrence García is a member of Miller Canfield’s Employment and Labor Group whose areas of deepest expertise include trial advocacy, government relations, and crisis management. From 2018 through 2021, Lawrence served as Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit, where he led more than 120 professionals representing the City in the delivery of all legal services including litigation, major development deals and legal counsel to all City departments and agencies. Before going into government service, he worked in private practice and litigated a wide variety of legal matters on behalf of Michigan institutions, social service organizations and service-minded businesses. Lawrence is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is the former president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan.