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Brian C. Summerfield

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T 313-392-1057F 313-393-7579313-392-1057

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Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 6th Cir.
  • U.S. Courts-Martial
  • U.S. District Ct., E.D. Mich.
  • U.S. District Ct., W.D. Mich.
Professional Affiliations
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
Overview

Mr. Summerfield handles commercial, construction, and tort litigation matters.

During the foreclosure crisis, he supervised a team responding to a significant increase in suits against mortgage lenders, servicers, and brokers, which included investigation into fraudulent lending activities. He also manages volume asbestosis litigation.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Summerfield served as a senior trial attorney with the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he represented service members in courts-martial, clinical privilege hearings, and administrative discharge boards. He received several awards and decorations while in the Navy, including the National Defense Service Medal, two Navy Commendation Medals and the Navy Achievement Medal.

Mr. Summerfield is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Detroit Bar Association and the Treasurer of the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education.

Civic, Cultural and Community Activities
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Detroit Bar Association
  • Treasurer, Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
  • New York
Professional Affiliations
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan