Steve J. Weiss

Steve J. Weiss

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Hertz Schram PC
 | 1760 South Telegraph Road, Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-335-5000
Fax: 248-335-3346
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Steve J. Weiss is a shareholder with the multidisciplinary law firm Hertz Schram PC in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He heasds the firm's Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Practice Sections.  In his practice focused on civil litigation, he represents companies and individuals in the Detroit area and throughout Michigan in matters involving issues such as business dissolutions, employment and contractual disputes, personal injuries, nursing home malpractice and shareholder lawsuits. For clients who have chosen to avoid litigation, Mr. Weiss works to facilitate positive outcomes in many cases using alternative dispute resolution techniques such as arbitration and mediation, and he has served as a mediator an arbitrator in multiple forums. He also provides consulting services in human resources management for businesses and school districts.

After earning a bachelor's degree with distinction from the University of Michigan in 1976, Mr. Weiss attended the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, he won membership in the Society of Bar and Gavel and received the American Jurisprudence Award for achievement in tort law before graduating with his law degree in 1980. Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice in Michigan and Florida and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 11th Circuits as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

As a complement to his practice, Mr. Weiss maintains membership in several professional organizations, including the State Bar of Michigan, The Florida Bar and the Oakland County Bar Association. He serves as an arbitrator for National Arbitration and Mediation ("NAM").  He has given presentations on topics related to his area of practice to groups such as Leadership Oakland, the National Association of Securities Dealers, the Society for Lifetime Planning and the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Active in his community, Mr. Weiss is a fomre board member and president of teh Bloomfield Hills School Boardand has served over several decades  as a basketball coach and commissioner for the JCC Maccabi Youth Games.

About Steve Weiss

Admitted: 1980, Michigan

Professional Webpage:


  • American Jurisprudence Award for Torts
  • Dean's List, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1980
  • Book Award Torts, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1980
  • Bar & Gavel Honorary Society, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1980

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Oakland County Mediator Training Program

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Appellate Sections
  • National Arbitration Forum
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law
  • Member, State Bar of Florida
  • Florida, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Michigan, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Employment & Labor Relations

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Bar and Gavel Honorary Society
  • President, Trustee of the Bloomfield Hills Board of Education, 2005 - 2006
  • Former Committee Member, Oakland County Bar Association Youth Law Day
  • Trustee of the Bloomfield Hills Board of Education, 2003-2007
  • Former Board Member, Bloomfield Hills School Foundation
  • President, Legal Research Service
  • President, Trustee of the Bloomfield Hills Board of Education, 2006 - 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Oakland Schools Lawyer Teacher Partnership Program
  • The Farewell Principle, Sterlinghouse
  • About Face, Lumina Press
  • Presentation, Leadership Oakland
  • Presentation, National Association of Securities Dealers
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Presentation, U of M School of Dentistry

Representative Clients:

  • Cellar Door Productions, Inc. of Michigan v. Kay, 897 F.2d 1375, C.A.6 Mich., 1990
  • Doss v. Citizens Ins. Co. of America, 381 N.W.2d 409, Mich.App., 1985
  • Osler v. Ware, 114 F3d 91, CAG, 1997
  • Burgess v. Holloway Const. Co., 332 N.W.2d 584, Mich.App., 1983
  • Traver Lakes v Douglas, 568 NW2d, Mich App, 1997
  • Kreski v. Modern Wholesale Elec. Supply Co., 415 N.W.2d 178, Mich., 1987
  • Krupp v. Metropolitan Life, 174 FSupp 54S, ED Mich, 2001
  • Bennett v. Kemper, F3d, CA6, 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.A., With Distinction, 1976
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Office Location for Steve J. Weiss

1760 South Telegraph Road
Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

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Last Updated: 6/12/2019

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