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Admitted to practice in Michigan and before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Armed Forces, Sixth, Seventh, and Federal Circuits; and, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the Western District of Tennessee.


Certified Arbitrator and Mediator - commercial and securities law.


Certified Emergency Manager, IAEM.  Knowledgeable in Homeland Security issues.  Leadership volunteer and National Instructor - American Red Cross, with specialties in administration, government liaison, communications, public affairs, logistics, international humanitarian law, and international relief development.  Emergency communications/amateur radio operator - Federal Emergency Management Adency/State of Michigan, and ARES-ARRL.


Experienced in drafting grant proposals, requests for quotations, request for proposals, negotiating agreements, servicing contracts and providing project/program management.


Served as legislative intern to the minority leadership, Massachusetts House of Representatives; and lobbyist for the Massachussetts Society of Optometrists.


Graduate of University-Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI


Active member in professional, charitable, industrial, fraternal, conservation, sports and hobby associations and organizations.



Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 50%
    33 years
  2. Telecommunications: 20%
    33 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
    35 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    35 years



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  • Daniel R. W Rustmann

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have referred two clients to Jeff, and he did an outstanding job. He is very consientious, diligent, cost effective, and takes good care of the client. He also achieved very good results.


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Contact info

University Place
Grosse Pointe, MI, 48230


MIActive And In Good Standing198105/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nominee, Volunteer Action AwardPresident of the United States1994
Nominee, Michigan Community Service AwardGovernor, State of Michigan1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Volunteer CounselAmerican Radio Relay League1994 - Present
AttorneyJeffry M. Bauer, JD, P.C.1983 - Present
Geneal ManagerSmartRoute Systems1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Make-A-Wish FoundationWish Grantor2002 - Present
Judge Advocates AssociationN/A1982 - Present
National Defense Industrial AssociationN/A1982 - Present
Michigan Intelligent Transportation SocietyMember, Board of Directors1999 - 2001
American Red Cross - SE MichiganChairman, Disaster Services1992 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FNMC v. Weinberger, 819 F2d 1334 (6th Cir, 1987)affirmed ALJ finding in favor of customer
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Boston CollegeGovernment/EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Issues for Registered Representatives and PrincipalsSecurities & Commodities Fraud1990