Lance Young is a senior shareholder at Sommers Schwartz, P.C., and co-chairs the firm’s Complex Litigation Department. For almost twenty years, Lance has successfully represented investors, employees, consumers, and other injured parties in high-profile class actions and multidistrict proceedings involving violations of federal and state securities, antitrust, wage and hour, and consumer protection laws. His current cases include the nationally publicized In Re Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation and multistate Real Estate Transfer Tax litigation, along with several vehicle defect cases pending against major auto manufacturers. He also co-manages and supports the firm’s busy Fair Labor Standards Act practice.
Lance previously managed his own law firm and worked for a boutique Michigan class action law firm for 10 years. He has also served as of counsel for several years to a prominent New York class action law firm.
In the videos below, Lance discusses how food labeling laws protect consumers and the marketplace from fraud and unfair competition:
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. cum laude
- University of Michigan, Masters in Business Administration, concentration in Operations Management
- Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Professional Accounting
- New Jersey
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
- United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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