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H. Joel Newman

H. Joel Newman

H. Joel Newman, PLLC
  • Business Law
  • Michigan
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Biography

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.

Education
University of Michigan Law School
J.D. (1985) | Law
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Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
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Wayne State University
B.A. (1981) | Labor Studies
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, High Distinction
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
H. Joel Newman, PLLC
- Current
Founding Partner
Hyman Lippitt
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Business Litigation Attorney
Carson, Fischer, Potts and Hyman
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Protecting the rights of minority shareholders
Oakland Press
Speaking Engagements
Business Litigation, Pactical Law
Awards
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Champion - Silver
Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top Business Lawyer
DBusiness
Professional Associations
Oakland County Bar Association
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Oakland County Bar Foundation
Current
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State Bar of Michigan
Member, Sections on: Master Lawyers, Business Law and Real Property
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American Trial Lawyers Association
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American Constitution Society
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American Bar Association
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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6th Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rate: $500
Practice Area
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • LLC Partner Litigation
  • Non-Compete Litigation
  • Business Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
H. Joel Newman
Blog
What you need to know to protect your Minority Shareholders rights.
Blog
How to Avoid or Litigate Michigan Shareholder Lawsuits In Closely Held Companies
Contact & Map
H. Joel Newman, PLLC
370 E. Maple Road
Birmingham, MI 48009
Telephone: (248) 723-1238
Fax: (248) 850-1533
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed