Thomas L. Misuraca

Top Lawyer 2015

Chosen as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” 2009, 2012 – 2014, 2017

“Super Lawyer” 2013 – 2016


Detroit Office

DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyers, 2010

Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated


  • B.A., Brown University, 1972 (Delta Tau Delta Fraternity)
  • J.D., Detroit College of Law, cum laude, 1975

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan, 1975
  • Sixth Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Michigan, 1989

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Section
  • Detroit Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association to Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Italian American Bar Association


Civil litigation defense focused on product liability, construction, commercial litigation, medical and pharmaceutical malpractice and Third Party Tort.

Preparation and Trial for the defense of personal injury and property damage litigation matters in State and Federal Courts in Michigan.

Over 34 years experience on a broad range of matters including product liability, automobile negligence, premises liability, construction accidents, false arrest and imprisonment, primary/excess carrier disputes, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, uninsured and under insured motorist disputes, insurance coverage disputes, medical malpractice including birth trauma, subrogations including fire, drug and device product liability, contribution, indemnity matters, highway defect litigation, construction performance and payment bond/surety matters, toxic tort and mold litigation and declaratory judgment actions.

Trial experience includes over 100 matters tried to conclusion by jury Trials in Wayne County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County, Oakland County, St. Clair County, Genesee County, and in both State Court and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, including complex and multi-party litigation as well as basic civil jury Trials.

Significant Published Appellate Cases:

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  • Mediator, Wayne County Mediation Tribunal
  • Medical Malpractice Mediation Panel
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • Detroit Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program