John E. McSorley

Shareholder

Detroit Office
(313) 446-5511
jmcsorley@garanlucow.com

“Super Lawyer” 2011 – 2016

Super Lawyer, Business Edition 2013 – Professional Liability; Defense

Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated

Education:

  • B. A., University of Dayton, 1968
  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 1971

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan, Board of Commissioners, 1980-1982
  • Detroit Bar Association, Arbitration Committee, 1978-Present; Volunteer Lawyer Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Director, 2003-2004
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Practice:

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Family Law

Other:

  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator, Wayne County Mediation Tribunal
  • Independent Arbitrator, Defense and Neutral
  • Trustee, Siena Heights University, Adrian, Michigan

Municipal Sewer Back-Up Litigation:

  • Etheridge, et al v City of Grosse Pointe Park, WCCC Chief defense counsel for the City of Grosse Pointe Park
  • Grabowski, et al v City of Warren, MCCC Co-defense counsel for the City of Warren
  • Amolsch, et al v City of Dearborn, WCCC Co-defense counsel for the City of Dearborn
  • Lange, et al v City of St. Johns, CCCC Chief defense counsel for the City of St. Johns
  • Giles, et al v City of Oak Park, OCCC Chief defense counsel for the City of Oak Park.