Michael A. Rataj

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Detroit, MI

Michael A. Rataj, PC
 | 500 Griswold Street, Suite 2450
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-963-4529
Fax: 313-963-9310
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of his own firm based in Detroit, Michigan, Michael A. Rataj, provides criminal defense representation to residents of Southeastern, Michigan who have been charged with federal and state crimes. Mr. Rataj handles all types of crimes specializing in white collar crimes, RICO conspiracies, health care fraud, drug cases, homicides and sexual assaults.

    After serving three years in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Rataj pursued his undergraduate education at Wayne State University and received a Bachelor of Science in business administration in 1985. He subsequently enrolled at what was then known as Detroit College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 1989. After graduation, he joined an international law firm based in Detroit and was an associate until starting his own practice in 1994. Admitted to practice before all Michigan state courts, Mr. Rataj is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    During his career, Mr. Rataj has earned a reputation for integrity and honesty. His high degree of ethics, as well as his successful track record on behalf of his clients, has resulted in his receipt of numerous accolades, including a "Superb" peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Rataj seeks to stay abreast of current developments in criminal defense trial tactics through his active participation in a variety of professional organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, the Federal Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Criminal Law


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

    Email Me

    To: Michael A. Rataj
    Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

    Disclaimer »
    Privacy Policy »

    About Michael Rataj

    Admitted: 1989, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: http://www.michaelrataj.com/attorney-profile.html

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan, 1989
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
    • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1989
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1989
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Federal Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • Wayne State University, B.S.B.A., 1985

    Industry Groups

    • Criminal Conspiracies
    • Health Care Fraud
    • RICO
    • White Collar Crimes
    Show More
    Office Location for Michael A. Rataj

    500 Griswold Street
    Suite 2450
    Detroit, MI 48226

    Phone: 313-963-4529

    Fax: 313-963-9310

    Michael A. Rataj:

    Last Updated: 4/7/2020

    Page Generated: 0.39076519012451 sec