Michael R. Wernette

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Wernette Heilman PLLC
 | 40900 Woodward Ave, Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Phone: 248-703-6808
Fax: 248-945-4844
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (20%),
  • Closely Held Business (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael R. Wernette is an attorney at Wernette Heilman PLLC in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Mr. Wernette practices business and commercial law, serving clients in the metropolitan Detroit region, including Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

Mr. Wernette has more than 20 years of experience as a litigator and mediator. He handles many types of business matters including those involving business bankruptcy, business disputes, business organizations and contracts. He has significant experience at both the trial and appellate levels.

Dedicated to providing personalized service and high-quality representation, Mr. Wernette works tirelessly on behalf of his clients. His negotiation skills often result in successful case settlements; however, he is not afraid to go to trial if necessary.

In addition to running his law practice, Mr. Wernette enjoys giving back to the Michigan community through volunteer work. He serves as a pro bono attorney for Lakeshore Legal Aid.

Mr. Wernette earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Michigan State University and received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. While attending law school, he participated in moot court, served as editor of the law school’s student newspaper and was the recipient of a dean’s scholar award.

Mr. Wernette acquired his license to practice law in 1996, making him eligible to appear before all Michigan state courts. Before founding his own firm, he spent more than 10 years at a private Michigan law firm. He worked his way up to a senior litigation partner, representing businesses of all sizes in bankruptcy, business and commercial matters.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (30%)

Bankruptcy (20%)

Closely Held Business (20%)

Business/Corporate (20%)

Construction Litigation (10%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Michael Wernette

Admitted: 1996, Michigan

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Attorneys in Michigan, Basno, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lakeshore Legal Aid, Pro Bono Attorney

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author of the chapter Litigation in Bankruptcy Court from the ICLE manual Handling Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcies in Michigan, 2009 - 2012 
  • Guest lecturer to the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants on various business law matters.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Successful jury trial, bench trial and appeals work in state and federal courts.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Public Administration, Michigan State University, 1993
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Office Location for Michael R. Wernette

40900 Woodward Ave
Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Phone: 248-703-6808

Fax: 248-945-4844

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Last Updated: 8/20/2019

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