Melissa Wojnar-Raycraft

Associate

Ms. Raycraft is an experienced commercial litigator.  Prior to joining Mike Cox Law in 2017, Melissa Wojnar-Raycraft practiced law for over 12 years with the Miller Law Firm, a nationally known class-action and commercial litigation law firm.

Ms. Raycraft also practiced two years with a general business and real estate law firm in Detroit for two years. Ms. Raycraft concentrates her practice on administrative law, commercial and business litigation, business law, insurance defense, and general counsel.

Ms. Raycraft’s advocacy abilities have garnered successful results for clients.  Melissa has been part of the team defending the Detroit International Bridge Company from a condemnation effort by the Michigan Department of Transportation, a highly-complex litigation case with complex discovery, constitutional, and statutory issues. During the same time, Ms. Raycraft has represented FCA-Chrysler in state court and health care clients in the Michigan Administrative Hearings System.  She has successfully represented clients in state, federal and commercial arbitration forums. Melissa has rich experience in administrative law, commercial litigation, class action litigation, and shareholder disputes.  Ms. Raycraft was recognized as a Super Lawyer by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Raycraft practiced as a mental health counselor for seven years.  When not at the office, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and camping throughout Michigan.  Melissa is a passionate University of Michigan fan and can be found most football Saturdays at the Big House.

Professional Groups
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Community Involvement
  • Moot Court Judge at Wayne State Law School’s Legal Research and Writing Program
  • Member of the Alumni Board for The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State Law School
Education
  • Wayne State University Law School,
    Juris Doctor, 2003
  • University of Michigan,
    Master of Social Work, 1992
  • University of Michigan,
    Bachelor of Arts, 1991
Bar Admissions
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District, Michigan
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Practice Areas