Phillip L. Sternberg

  • Michigan 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Wayne State University: B.A. 1974
  • Detroit College of Law: J.D. cum laude 1978
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Jurisprudence Award in Creditors Rights and Criminal Law

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(248) 489-8600

PHILLIP L. STERNBERG is a shareholder of the firm with over 38 years of trial experience representing individuals, corporate and business clients.  Mr. Sternberg’s practice extends from routine through sophisticated and highly complex litigation.  However, he knows it is best to avoid litigation when possible, and he will utilize aggressive and innovative negotiating strategies to avoid litigation when it’s in the client’s best interest.  To that end, Mr. Sternberg is skilled in negotiating and drafting a variety of legal documents to avoid or resolve disputes before seeking resolution in the courts.  Such documents include settlement and release agreements, confidentiality agreements, domestic relations agreements, prenuptial agreements, commercial, corporate and a variety of other documents customized to the issues at hand. He will always provide his client with an honest cost/benefit analysis, prior to engaging in litigation, so that the client can make an educated choice before proceeding.

Mr. Sternberg is both a tenacious courtroom advocate as well as a skilled and inventive theorist of the law. He has successfully pursued litigation in a broad range of categories and levels, including the state and federal appellate courts, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Circuit Courts, and the U.S. Tax Court in diverse areas of law including, but not exclusively the following:

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Employment Contract Litigation
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Investment Practices
  • Negligence and Personal Injury Matters
  • Probate and Trust Litigation