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   3Patrick G. SeyferthTroy(248) 822-7802seyferth@bsplaw.comseyferth@bsplaw.comBush Seyferth PLLCbsplaw.combsplaw.comseyferthpatrickg.jpgCommercial LitigationProducts Liability Defense LawProduct Liability LitigationCommercial LitigationFinancial Services LitigationClass Actions
Patrick G.
Bush Seyferth PLLC
100 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 400
Troy MI 48084
Ph.(248) 822-7802 Fx.(248) 822-7852
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Product Liability Litigation
Products Liability Defense Law    Commercial Litigation
    Financial Services Litigation
    Class Actions
Advisory Board Member
County:  Oakland
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Seyferth is an experienced civil trial attorney and one of the founding Shareholders of Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC. He specializes in the defense of high exposure product liability cases, commercial litigation and class actions. He, along with his firm Bush Seyferth Paige, serve as National Coordinating and Trial Counsel for a major automotive manufacturer and are responsible for all aspects of discovery, fact investigation, expert selection, case preparation and serve as lead counsel in certain product liability matters.

A sustaining member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Mr. Seyferth has lectured at numerous conferences and symposia across the country on trial advocacy issues, particularly in the areas of depositions, trial skills and social media. He has obtained successful results in significant litigation in 23 states.

Bar Admissions:  
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court
  Eastern District of Michigan
  Western District of Michigan
Michigan Court of Appeals

Law School:  University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1992

Law School Honors/Involvement:  Cum laude

Undergraduate School:  Michigan State University, B.S., 1987

Representative Clients:  
Delphi Automotive Systems
ChryslerGroup LLC
Pulte Group
IEE Sensing
Hyundai Motor Company

Employment History:  
Before co-founding BSP in 2003, Mr. Seyferth was an equity partner at Feeney Kellett Wienner & Bush. He served as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland for two years after graduating from law school.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Sustaining Member, Product Liability Advisory Council
Life Member, Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Michigan - eFiling Committee
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan
Oakland County Bar Association
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Sustaining Member, Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyer, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2014
The Best Lawyers in America Business Edition, 2013
U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Michigan, Certificate of Appreciation, Merit Selection Panel, 2011
Leader In The Law, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2011
Best Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report, 2010-present
Michigan Super Lawyers, 2006-present
  Top 100, 2011-present
Top Lawyers, DBusiness 2008-present
AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Teaching Experience:
Annual Lecturer, University of Michigan Transportation and Research Institute, Nov. 2010, 2011, 2013
Guest Lectures, Wayne State University Law School

Community Involvement:  
Mr. Seyferth leads the BSP/Cornerstone Golf and Tennis Classic which, to date, has donated in excess of $180,000 to support educational programs for children in Detroit. He also sits on Cornerstone's expansion board, which helps generate ideas on how to raise additional funds for the organization. He is a proud sponsor of Cornerstone School's "Partners for Mentoring Program," as well as the "Be a Tiger for Kids" Day.

He also leads the firm's pro-bono efforts and has gained positive results for individuals and families in need.

Published Legal Writing:  
"Lawsuits Involving Component Suppliers" Published Spring 2012, In-House Defense Quarterly

"Trial Strategies: Humanizing the Corporate Defendant," Winter 2010, In-House Defense Quarterly

Legal Lectures:  
Defense Research Institute Strictly Automotive (September 2013)

72nd Judicial Conference of the Sixth Circuit (April 2012)

Crain's In-House Summit (April 2012)

Product Liability Advisory Council (2009, 2011, 2014)

71st Judicial Conference of the Sixth Circuit (June 2011)

Federal Bar Association (April 2010)

Original Equipment Suppliers Association (2010, 2013, 2014)

Featured speaker at Investiture Ceremony of Federal Judge Raymond Kethledge, Oath Administered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, University of Michigan (September, 2008)

Firm Description:  
BSP blends world-class capabilities with the agility, personal attention and efficiency of a boutique firm. High-profile trial experience in state and federal courts from coast to coast includes first-chair corporate defense work, class actions and product liability matters. We are proud to be a woman-owned law firm.

Family:  Mr. Seyferth resides in Rochester, MI with his wife Sandi and their five children.30027103
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