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
- Founding Partner
- H. Joel Newman, PLLC
- - Current
- Founding Partner
- Hyman Lippitt
- Business Litigation Attorney
- Carson, Fischer, Potts and Hyman
- Protecting the rights of minority shareholders
- Oakland Press
- 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
- 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
- Business Law
- English: Spoken, Written
- 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
Background of attorney H. Joel Newman and the firm he founded. Specializing in Business Litigation and Law.Most Common Causes Of Shareholder Disputes
H. Joel Newman lays out the most common causes of shareholder disputes in corporations.Shareholder Disputes - All In The Family
A precautionary tale...Sometimes the most complex Shareholder Disputes involve family members. Always consider preventative measures to avoid this type of dispute.Considering Business Litigation
Advise for those considering business litigation from one of Detroit's to commercial litigation lawyers.H. Joel Newman, Business Litigation Attorney
Attorney H. Joel Newman discusses focus of his business law firm, Shareholder Oppression, business litigation.