Allison Sleight, Attorney and Shareholder at Thacker Sleight, is a keen strategist who understands that how things are done can be just as important as what is done with a legal case. That’s why she, along with her law partner Connie Thacker, wanted to start a smaller, more personal firm. Allison is particularly interested in leveraging technology to improve client service and case outcomes.
While adept at negotiating successful resolutions to complex litigation matters, Allison Sleight is equally proficient in effective trial advocacy handling all aspects of litigation through and including numerous hearings, trials, and post-judgment issues in the state and federal courts.
Allison’s unique experience in general business litigation and family law provides an invaluable element of efficient attorney representation when the issues to be resolved or litigated include complicated compensation issues, accounting and business valuation issues, a need for income tracing, or result in collection efforts.
Ms. Sleight was named “Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars” in 2016 and 2017, as well as “Up & Coming Lawyers” in 2016 by Michigan Legal News. Allison has previously contributed to published works in the Michigan Family Law Journal related to electronic privacy, social media, and complex stock option issues in divorce litigation. Allison has also been nominated by her peers to serve a three-year term on the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Council. Allison is currently the Chair of the Grand Rapids Bar Association’s Family Law Section.
“I’ve had the privilege of knowing Allison for several years. I first met her when she joined my legal team amidst a highly contentious divorce proceeding. Allison quickly jumped in with calmness and confidence and was skilled at seeing through the weeds to the most important issues facing our case. Her words of advice were brought through to ultimate Settlement. No doubt, her legal skill, calm demeanor, and her ability to stand firm under pressure will serve me well going forward. I can’t recommend her highly enough. She will be leading my legal efforts going forward.”
“When you’re facing a myriad of decisions involved in divorce and the prospect of a custody and parenting time conflict, Allison Sleight can provide a steady hand and a firm foundation. She knows the landscape of family law well and will help you navigate through what seems feels like uncharted territory. She knows the territory and knows how to get results by expediting your case while helping to preserve the best interests of your children.”
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