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Samuel E. McCargo, Mediator & Arbitrator, Detroit, Michigan.

Samuel E. McCargo

Lewis & Munday P.C.
535 Griswold Street
Ste 2300, Buhl Bldg
Detroit, MI 48226
Tel: (313) 961-2550
Fax: (313) 961-1270
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Recognized to Michigan Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Mini-Trial Judge
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1976
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24)10
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24)200
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Extensive private sector, public sector and nonprofit arbitration and mediation experience. Trains/lectures on interest arbitration, mediation, sexual harassment, new issues in discrimination, merit systems, civil service (state and federal), arbitration fees/costs/expenses, diversity management in the workplace, and preparation for arbitration.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Postal
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (BA-1972; JD-1975).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Fellow)
  • National Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan (Fellow)
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Wolverine Bar Association
  • D. Augustus Straker Bar Association
  • ABA Health Lawyers.

Rates Information


Compensation $1,000 Per Day

Daily rate for hearings & study time (not to exceed 2.0 days per day of hearing), travel time when travel equals or exceeds eight (8) hours and drafting opinions/awards. Reasonable and necessary travel expenses for travel (other than local commutes of approx. 25 minutes/25 miles per day). Cancellation fee as follows: $550.00 if cancelled 10 days or more before the scheduled hearing date; $950.00 if cancelled within 10 days of the scheduled hearing date.


Compensation $285 Per Hour

Hourly rate for all hearings including pre-hearing conferences; and drafting opinions & awards and all other professional services including doc review & analysis, review & study pleadings/briefs, reasonable & necessary research & travel time (other than local commutes of approximately 20 minutes/20 miles per day). Reasonable & necessary travel expenses for travel (other than local commutes of approximately 20 minutes/20 miles per day) Cancellation fees: $580.00 if cancelled ten (10) days or more before scheduled hearing date. $1,000.00 if cancelled w/in 10 days of the scheduled hearing date.

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