• Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor
    201 S. Division Street
    Suite 400
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    T 734-761-3780
  • Cheboygan
    Cheboygan
    229 Court Street
    P.O. Box 405
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    T 231-627-8000
  • Detroit
    Detroit
    1901 St. Antoine Street
    6th Floor at Ford Field
    Detroit, MI 48226
    T 313-259-7777
  • Troy
    Troy
    201 W. Big Beaver Road
    Suite 500
    Troy, MI 48084
    T 248-743-6000
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Michael B. Lewiston

Counsel,Troy

T 248-743-6001F 248-743-6002248-743-6001

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Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., with distinction, Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)®
  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court (AIC)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA)
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA)
Overview

Mr. Lewiston specializes in a wide range of business litigation, formation, and negotiation.

He has represented major sports franchises including The Detroit Lions and The Detroit Red Wings, as well as numerous business executives and their companies, law firms, and real estate developers. He has been involved in major antitrust action suits, recovering in excess of $50 million for his clients. He has served as a mediator/facilitator/lecturer in business matters throughout Michigan. For many years he was a member of Bodman's Executive Committee.

Mr. Lewiston is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Awards in Bankruptcy, Corporations, Negotiable Instruments, Business Associations, Pleading, and Municipal Corporations. He was the assistant editor for the Michigan Law Review and is a member of the Order of the Coif, a national legal honor society. He has been listed for many years in The Best Lawyers in America under Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate, and Litigation-Trusts & Estates, Michigan Super Lawyers under Business/Corporate, and in Michigan Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition under Business/Corporate.

He is a member of the board of the Oakland County Michigan Inns of Court and a past member of the Michigan Anti-Trust Council and the Arbitrator Selection Committee of the American Arbitration Association, Michigan Division.

Mr. Lewiston is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2017, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate, and Litigation-Trusts & Estates
  • DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyers," 2009-2011, 2015
  • Michigan Super Lawyers 2006-2014, Business/Corporate
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence; Endorsed for High Ethical Standing
Professional Activities
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)®
    • Commercial Dispute Advisory Council
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court — Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) Chapter
    • Board of Director, Former Member
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA), Member
  • Federal Bar Association — Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), Member
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Antitrust Section
      • Board of Directors, Former Member

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., with distinction, Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)®
  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court (AIC)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA)
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA)