Cecil R. Roberson

Senior Associate | croberson@smsm.com
Senior Associate | Detroit, MI
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Cecil Roberson is a senior associate attorney in the firm’s Detroit office where his focus is on complex commercial litigation and civil defense. Mr. Roberson has extensive experience in creating and managing trial strategy timelines, leading trial strategy meetings, drafting all relevant pleadings, litigating civil and criminal matters and holding jury trials to verdict. 

Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, Mr. Roberson worked as an associate attorney at the Detroit Land Bank Authority where he focused in corporate governance, compliance, property disposition and civil litigation defense. He also served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Oakland County, Michigan and Kent County, Michigan.

Mr. Roberson earned his J.D. from Wayne State University School of Law, where he was nominated by former Dean and current Michigan Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, for the Charles F. Filice — St. Ives of Treguier Award and was awarded the prestigious Damon J. Keith Scholarship.

During law school, he was president of the Black Law Student Association and gave many addresses to community, faculty, and his colleagues regarding issues related to the city of Detroit. Prior to his law career, Mr. Roberson earned his Masters in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. He also holds bachelor’s degrees in both journalism and advertising from Michigan State University.

Outside of his work in the legal arena, Mr. Roberson spends his free time playing golf and helping members of the community in their legal needs, both civil or criminal.


Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2016

Eastern Michigan University, MBA, 2005

Michigan State University, B.A., Journalism, 2008

Michigan State University, B.A., Advertising, 2000


  • Michigan, 2016