L. Ladd Culbertson


Co-Managing Attorney

Grand Rapids Office
(616) 742-5500


2017 “Best Lawyers in America”


  • B.A., Michigan State University
  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan
  • United States Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Michigan Automobile No-Fault Insurance
  • Commercial Transportation and Motor Carrier Liability
  • Criminal Defense
  • Dram Shop Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury and Complex Litigation
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Construction Defect Litigation


  • Council on Litigation Management

Mr. Culbertson has written and lectured on numerous topics including Criminal Defense in Trucking and Insurance cases, Criminal Restitution and Insurance, No-Fault Insurance Coverage in Trucking cases, Rapid Response Accident Investigation, MCS-90 and Financial Responsibility, Non-Trucking Use Coverage, and numerous topics regarding the Michigan Automobile No-Fault Insurance Act.

Mr. Culbertson is an Eagle Scout and past Board Member for the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and a Vigil Honor Member and past Lodge Chief for the Order of the Arrow (BSA).