Robert A. Lusk
Mr. Lusk is a graduate of Wayne Memorial High School (1977), Michigan State University (B.A., 1981) and Wayne State University (J.D., cum laude, 1985). Mr. Lusk has over thirty years experience practicing Education Law and Labor and Employment Law.
Mr. Lusk is widely known and well-respected for his Education Law practice. In 2003, Mr. Lusk founded the Education Law Practice at Clark Hill, PLC and served as its Practice Group Leader until 2010. That year, with Mr. Albertson, he founded Lusk & Albertson, PLC.
Mr. Lusk’s expertise and experience has been recognized by his peers. Mr. Lusk holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ranking for legal skills and ethics (AV). Mr. Lusk served as the President of the Michigan Council of School Attorneys in 2004-2005. In 2010, he was recognized by dbusiness as a Top Lawyer in the field of Education Law. This year he was recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Michigan.
Mr. Lusk is frequently invited to write, teach and speak on Education Law topics. He has published articles concerning Labor and Employment Law and Education Law topics. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Education Law at Grand valley State University and Oakland University. He has also spoken on Education Law to many organizations around the United States and in Michigan, including: the National School Board Association’s Council of School Attorneys; the Education Law Association; the Michigan Association of School Boards’ Council of School Attorneys; the Michigan Association of School Administrators (“MASA”); the Michigan School Business Officials (“MSBO”) and the Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education (“MAASE”).
Mr. Lusk’s commitment to public education comes naturally. His parents, Bob and Peggy, are retired school teachers (Wayne-Westland). His wife, Vita, is a special education director (Hazel Park). He is the proud father of five children, all of whom have graduated from the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools.