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Mark D. Robins


  • Licensed: 1977
  • Joined Firm: 1977
  • Partner Since: 1983
150 West Jefferson, Suite 800
Detroit, MI 48226
TEL: (313) 983-4832
FAX: (313) 983-4350
Areas of Practice
Honors & Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating-AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1977
  • Wayne State University, B.A., 1974
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Michigan, 1977

With nearly 40 years of legal experience, Mark D. Robins currently serves as the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Leader for Plunkett Cooney.

Mr. Robins is a partner and senior litigator in the firm’s Detroit office, where he practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation law. His clients include numerous insurance companies and commercial clients across southeast Michigan.

A graduate of Wayne State University School of Law, Mr. Robins is actively involved in a number of professional organizations, including the Workers’ Compensation Law Section of ALFA International, a consortium of 120 law firms.

Representative Client Work

  • Defended municipalities, companies, employers, insurance companies and third party administrators in hundreds of hearings and trials 
  • Defended insurance companies and self-insured employers in numerous major workers’ compensation claims, including claims involving coordination of benefits, psychiatric disability, orthopedic disabilities, cardio-pulmonary disability, etc.   

Professional Memberships

  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Wolverine Bar Association 
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Michigan Self-Insurers’ Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • ALFA International (Workers’ Compensation Law Section)

Community Involvement

  • Wayne State University School of Law Alumni Association 
  • Wayne State University Alumni Association


  •  Phi Beta Kappa

Publications and Lectures

  • “Workers’ Compensation Law, A State-by-State Analysis/Michigan,” Eleventh Edition 2012, Contributing Editor, American Law Firm Association (ALFA)
  • American Law Firm Association – Workers’ Compensation Practice Group 
    • Evidence Based Medicine (2006)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (2004)
    • Medicare & Workers’ Compensation (2004) 
    • Medicare & Workers’ Compensation (2003)
    • Workers’ Compensation/FMLA/ADA (2002)
  • IAIABC – Evidence Based Medicine (2006)

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