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About me

I am a senior shareholder at Sommers Schwartz, P.C.  I have been a practicing attorney since 1969, specializing in medical malpractice and serious personal injury lawsuits in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties in Michigan and nationwide. 


            I have had million dollar verdicts in medical malpractice cases involving cerebral palsy, birth trauma, wrongful death, paralysis and blindness, construction accidents, product liability and sexual abuse cases to name a few. 


            I have also received settlements and verdicts amount to millions of dollars in construction accidents, auto accidents, dog bites, defective products and burn cases.


            My hobbies include hockey, racquetball, motorcycles, travel and raising a big family. 


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Construction: 20%



Contingent (20-33%)

Payment types:

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Contact info

Sommers Schwartz, PC

One Towne Square
Suite 1700
Southfield, MI, 48076


MIActive And In Good Standing196905/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior ShareholderSommers Schwartz PC2003 - Present
Senior ShareholderMeklir, Nolish & Friedman1986 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rekowski vs. Mt. Clemens Hospital$6.75 million dollar verdict
Reiger vs. Monahan, et al$2.2 million dollar settlement
Robinson vs. St Mary's of Saginaw$1.5 million dollar verdicts
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Wayne State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A