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Michael J. Hamblin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Law Office of Michael J. Hamblin
40900 Woodward Ave, Suite111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Phone: 248-800-7080
Fax: 248-246-2130
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Michigan Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Family Law
Attorney Profile

Mr. Hamblin founded the Law Office of Michael J. Hamblin to deliver excellent legal services as a general litigator. He primarily handles civil cases in the areas of business law, real estate litigation and employment litigation. When it comes to employment law cases, he represents both employers and employees. Across all practice areas, he represents clients in Oakland County, Metro Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan.

Michael J. Hamblin earned his undergraduate degree at Andrews University. In the year 2000, he completed his law degree at Wayne State University Law School. While pursuing his J.D., he organized the 2000 Wayne Law Review Symposium and served as a published member of the Wayne Law Review from 1998 to 2000. He has been licensed to practice in Michigan since 2000. Since then, he has also been admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.

During the course of his career, attorney Hamblin racked up a long list of success stories. For example, he won a six-figure judgment against a big corporation in the automotive industry. He also scored a landmark victory while defending his clients against clawback claims. His impressive knowledge and experience have also made him a popular choice for academic and legal presentations.

Michael J. Hamblin gives back to his community in a number of ways. His pro bono activities include serving as a volunteer tour leader at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and being a volunteer attorney for the Family Law Assistance Project.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business Litigation
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Family Law
Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

About Michael J. Hamblin

First Admitted: 2000

Professional Webpage: https://www.hamblinlaw.com/michael-j-hamblin.html

Educational Background

  • Andrews University, B.A., Major: Spanish, Literature, 1996

Honors/Awards

  • Michigan Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, 2014-2019
  • Law Bulletin Media, A Leading Lawyer

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Oakland County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Wayne State University Law School, Volunteer Judge for First Year Moot Court Program
  • Student Attorney, Free Legal Aid Clinic, Wayne State University Law School
  • Family Law Assistance Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Volunteer Tour Leader

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Moderator, On Demand Seminar, "Freelance/Of Counsel Work," Michigan Institute or Continuing Legal Education.
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Vice Chair of Employment Law Committee, 2013-2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court Bar
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Chair of Employment Law Committee, 2014-2015
  • Oakland County District and Circuit Courts, Case Evaluation Panelist
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Sustaining Member
  • American Inns of Court, Barrister
  • Delaware Chancery Court, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Past Pro Hac Vice Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Moderated an online, on-demand seminar for Michigan attorneys produced by the Michigan Institute of Legal Education., Moderator, Freelance/Of Counsel Work, Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2019
  • Author, Southworth v Griebe:  Why the Seventh Circuit's Decision Was the Correct Response to Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, Wayne Law Review (2000)
  • Published Member, The Wayne Law Review, Wayne State University Law School, 1998-2000
  • Executive Articles Editor, The Wayne Law Review, Wayne State University Law School, 1999-2000
  • Organized 2000 Wayne Law Review Symposium entitled "Unfairness and the Internet", Wayne State University Law School
  • Panelist, Life in the Fast Lane:  Franchise Law, Its Owners, Operators, and Attorneys, Cooley Law School Business Law Society, Auburn Hills, Michigan (June, 2015)
  • Co-Captain, Oakland County Bench/Bar Conference, Civil Section (April, 2015)
  • Presenter, Advising on Non-Profit Operational Issues, National Business Institute, Toledo, Ohio (December, 2014)
  • Presenter, Form 990: Key Compliance Points and Disclosure Considerations, National Business Institute, Toledo, Ohio (December, 2014).
  • Co-Presenter, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions, Oakland County Bar Association, Inns of Court, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (November, 2014).
  • Featured Source, Use Medical Content to Attract Traffic to Your Website, Patients to Your Practice, Part B News (June, 2014).
  • Co-Presenter, Electronic Discovery Issues, Oakland County Bar Association, Inns of Court, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (March, 2014).
  • Panelist, You Have a Law Degree, Now What?, Oakland County Bar Association, OCBABC's of Practice Seminar Series, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (February, 2014).
  • Presenter, Top 10 Ways to Lose Your Tax Exempt Status, ASI National Convention, Orlando, Florida (August, 2013).
  • Presenter, Advising on Operational Issues, National Business Institute, Southfield, Michigan (June, 2013).
  • Presenter, Form 990: Key Compliance Points and Disclosure Considerations, National Business Institute, Southfield, Michigan (June, 2013)
  • Featured Source, Protect Your Practice - Carefully - Against Negative Online Reviews, Part B News (February, 2013).
  • Panelist, You Have a Law Degree, Now What?, Oakland County Bar Association, OCBABC's of Practice Seminar Series, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (February, 2013).
  • Co-Presenter, TROs and Show Cause Orders, Oakland County Bar Association, Inns of Court, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (January, 2013).
  • Presenter, How to Create an Effective, Enforceable Social Media Policy, 15th Annual Private Duty National Conference & Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada (November, 2012). 
  • Presenter, 10 Ways to Lose Your Tax Exempt Status, 7th Annual Non-Profit Management Conference, Walsh College, Troy, Michigan (April 2012).
  • Author, Non-Compete Agreements 101:  What Physicians Should Know About Agreements that Limit Their Right to Work, Michigan Medical Law Report (January 2011)
  • Presenter, Taxability of Attendant Care and Other PI Claims, Michigan Association for Justice No-Fault Institute VII, Southfield, Michigan (September, 2010)
  • Author, Recent Amendments to the Federal False Claim Act May Provide Whistleblowing Physicians with Greater Protection from Retaliatory Peer Review Proceedings, ABA Health eSource (December, 2009)
  • Author, The Medicare Limitation of Liability Provision:  What Providers Can Do So They Don't Get Stuck with the Bill, Michigan Medical Law Report (March, 2009)
  • Author, Michigan's New Judgment Lien Law:  A Controversial New Tool for Judgment Creditors to Secure and Enforce Their Judgments, Laches (February 2005)
  • Author, The Attorney Judgment Rule Clarified:  Kinney v. Geil, Laches (September, 2004)
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Office Location for Michael J. Hamblin

40900 Woodward Ave
Suite111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Phone: 248-800-7080

Fax: 248-246-2130

Last Updated: 6/16/2022

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