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Griffin joins Plunkett Cooney’s Insurance Coverage Group


Attorney Shelly Lee Griffin recently joined the Insurance Coverage Practice Group of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and most accomplished full-service law firms.

A partner in Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office, Griffin is an experienced trial attorney who has over 25 years of experience resolving litigation involving property coverage, first- and third-party property casualty insurance, coverage disputes, and fraud and arson investigations.

Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Michigan and Illinois, Griffin is a 1993 graduate from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She graduated from Michigan State University in 1989. Griffin is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, Property & Liability Resource Bureau, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, and Women Lawyers of Michigan. She is also a longtime member of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU). Her involvement in IASIU includes the organization’s U.S. chapter, and she serves as the legal adviser to the Michigan chapter.

Plunkett Cooney is recognized as one of the nation’s leading law firms for insurance coverage litigation. Members of the firm’s Insurance Law Practice Group have been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. In addition to their litigation expertise, Plunkett Cooney attorneys work with their clients to develop new insurance products and to address emergent theories of legal liability.

Members of the firm’s insurance coverage practice are fully licensed in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC and Wisconsin. They are also admitted pro hac vice in numerous other states.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 140 attorneys in Indianapolis, Indiana, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and seven Michigan cities.

Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and was named a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in 11 practice areas, including insurance law, as determined by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2022.

For more information about Shelly Lee Griffin  joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;



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