Over 30 years of litigation experience
Michael J. Lebow has over 30 years of trial practice, representing businesses and individuals in diverse matters, including minority shareholder oppression, antitrust (Robinson Patman Act), fraud, contract, adversary bankruptcy proceedings, partnership disputes, and criminal cases. During his career, Mr. Lebow has helped secure multi-million dollar verdicts for some clients and has also successfully defended other clients against multi-million dollar claims.
After graduating with a B.A. from Wayne State University, Mr. Lebow received his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, then Detroit College of Law. He is admitted to practice in Michigan and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Certified as a specialist in both civil trial law and civil pretrial practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, Mr. Lebow has served as an expert witness in matters dealing with trials and litigation.
From 2004 to 2005, he served as president of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Since 2005, he has been an ex-officio member of the NBTA board. Additionally, he is a charter fellow of both the American Association for Justice and the Litigation Counsel of America as well as a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. As a measure of the regard in which he is held by his fellow professionals, Mr. Lebow holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.