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H. Joel Newman

H. Joel Newman

H. Joel Newman, PLLC
  • Business Law
  • Michigan
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A long record of exceptional results, driven by a passion to win for clients.

Specializing in serious business litigation and shareholder/member disputes.

H. Joel Newman has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements representing plaintiffs and has successfully defended numerous clients against multi-million dollar claims. He works efficiently on his client's behalf, to maximize value.

Mr. Newman successfully defended a "Big Three" automobile and truck manufacturer in an action brought by two major motorhome manufacturers seeking eight-figure damages for the allegedly defective product. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous shareholder lawsuits, at least two of which involved more than $1,000.000,000 in disputed assets. In employment cases, H. Joel Newman has obtained large jury verdicts against major corporations and has succeeded in obtaining no cause of action verdicts in cases with substantial potential liability.

H. Joel Newman, PLLC is a business litigation and trial law firm which specializes in business law and complex commercial litigation, including shareholder/member disputes, attorney/accountant malpractice, business fraud, breach of contract, shareholder rights, shareholder litigation, partnership and LLC litigation and securities fraud.

H. Joel Newman received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and received his undergraduate degree in labor studies from Wayne State University with the highest distinction and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association and the American Constitution Society. He is admitted to practice in all Michigan State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Western District of Michigan and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
J.D. (1985) | Law
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
H. Joel Newman, PLLC
- Current
Founding Partner
Hyman Lippitt
Business Litigation Attorney
Carson, Fischer, Potts and Hyman
Professional Associations
Oakland County Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Foundation
State Bar of Michigan
Member, Sections on: Master Lawyers, Business Law and Real Property
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Constitution Society
American Bar Association
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees are determined on a case by case basis.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rate: $350
Practice Area
  • Business Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
H. Joel Newman
What you need to know to protect your Minority Shareholders rights.
How to Avoid or Litigate Michigan Shareholder Lawsuits In Closely Held Companies
Contact & Map
370 E. Maple Road
Birmingham, MI 48009
Telephone: (248) 723-1238
Fax: (248) 850-1533