Lawrence P. Schneider

Knaggs Brake, P.C.
Lansing, MI

Lawrence Schneider has served as a lawyer and partner in the Lansing law firm of Knaggs Brake, P.C. since 1997.  He was a partner in another prominent Lansing law firm for 17 years before that. He began is legal career by serving three years as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Ingham County after graduating second in his class from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1977.  He taught Labor Law for Managers at Lansing Community College between 2000 and 2004.    

Larry has focused his legal practice on employment law while with both law firms, and regularly serves as a neutral state and federal case evaluator in employment lawsuits. He has participated as an advocate in more than 100 arbitration cases, including at least 7 before Arbitrator Sam McCargo. He is also a facilitative mediator, specializing in the resolution of employment lawsuits.  He was a Board member and President of the Board of Directors of the Resolution Services Center of Central Michigan and had been certified by the Michigan Supreme Court as a mediation trainer.   He has served as an administrative law judge for the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards MCOLES) and has been a volunteer investigator and arbitrator for the Attorney Grievance Commission since 1984.

Larry moved in-house to one of his longstanding clients, the Michigan State Police Troopers Association between 2010 and 2019.  He remains of counsel to the Knaggs Harter Law Firm to continue his arbitration and mediation practice.   Larry also holds the unusual honor of having been appointed as a special assistant attorney general by Democrats Frank Kelley and Jennifer Granholm, and Republicans Mike Cox and Bill Schuette.


  • Labor Grievance Processing

Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Labor Grievance Processing Lansing, MI06/12/2017ClassroomCLOSED  
Brief Writing - Ending on a Good Note-05/13/2021ClassroomCLOSED