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Mr. Newman was named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Michigan every year from 2008 to 2013 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He is the youngest attorney to be named in the Top 100 list. He was originally named to the Super Lawyers list in 2007. In 2013, Mr. Newman was named one of the Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Newman has earned Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV Preeminent 5/5 for legal ethics and ability.
He concentrates his practice on complex business litigation of all types, including contract cases, automotive supply chain disputes, shareholder and partnership litigation and real estate litigation. He also focuses on securities fraud and shareholder derivative cases.
Mr. Newman has successfully tried numerous trials in both state and federal courts, and has litigated cases throughout Michigan, New York, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, and Tennessee. He has obtained exceptional results in negotiating settlements, including several multi-million dollar settlements in favor of his clients. One of his trials was featured in the "Article of the Week" in 2006 in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly for his defense of a client which he obtained the involuntary dismissal of the plaintiff's lawsuit and sanctions against the plaintiff in the amount of $750,000, by demonstrating that the plaintiff and a material witness conspired to commit perjury. His cases are routinely featured in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly among the top settlements in Michigan.
Mr. Newman graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1994. He is a 1991 graduate of Michigan State University's James Madison College.
He has co-authored several articles in the Michigan Bar Journal, including "Still Keeping The Faith: The Duty of Good Faith," 76 Mich B.J. 1190 (Nov. 1997), dealing with various issues in contract law. He is a Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation, and he regularly serves as a judge at the University of Michigan Law School Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition.
Law School: University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1994
Undergraduate School: Michigan State University (James Madison College), B.A., 1991
Published Legal Writing:
"Still Keeping The Faith: The Duty of Good Faith," 76 Mich B.J. 1190 (Nov. 1997)
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Top 100 Attorneys in Michigan, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008-2013
Best Lawyers in America
The Miller Law Firm, P.C., headquartered in Rochester, Michigan, is recognized throughout the United States as a leader in complex business lawsuits and securities and consumer class action litigation.