Ryan W. Jezdimir

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Detroit, MI

Blevins Sanborn Jezdimir Zack PLC
 | 1842 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216
Phone: 313-930-8864
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (60%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Ryan W. Jezdimir is a partner with BSJZ Law in Detroit, Michigan. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 17 years of total legal experience, Mr. Jezdimir focuses his practice primarily on construction law, and he provides invaluable and effective counsel and support to owners, developers, contractors, trades, and others across his region with their legal needs involving all aspects of construction projects.

    Along with assisting with matters involving project bids, plan or specification sufficiency, delays, warranties, adequacy of work and other similar issues, Mr. Jezdimir has handled many litigations on behalf of his clients in state and federal courts throughout Michigan. In addition, he is also a highly effective negotiator who has helped his clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements through alternative dispute resolution. Since 2018, he has served on the American Arbitration Association Roster of Arbitrators for construction and commercial disputes.

    From his efforts, Mr. Jezdimir has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients in a wide range of construction-related matters. Moreover, he has written extensively and conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars on a variety of topics related to construction law. 

    Recognized for his success, Mr. Jezdimir has earned designation as a Top Lawyer in Construction Litigation from DBusiness Magazine along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo as well as many positive testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

    A graduate of Alma College, Mr. Jezdimir obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 2004. He is an active member of the Michigan Bar Association and the Construction Lawyers Society of America, as well as the American Bar Association's Litigation and Contract Documents, Dispute Resolution, and Insurance, Surety and Liens Divisions of the Construction Industry Forum.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • 10%Appellate
    • 10%Business Litigation


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2018

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    About Ryan Jezdimir

    Admitted: 2004, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: http://www.bsjzlaw.com/staff-view/jezdimir/


    • Fellow, Construction Lawyers of America Society
    • Super Lawyer in Michigan for Construction Litigation (Super Lawyers Publication), 2019
    • Rising Star in Michigan (Super Lawyers Publication), 2010-2018
    • Top Lawyer in Construction Litigation (DBusiness Publication)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan Bar Association, Member
    • American Arbitration Association (AAA), Arbitrator Panel Member
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of Michigan Bar Association
    • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Member
    • American Bar Association, Litigation and Contract Documents, Dispute Resolution, and Insurance, Surety and Liens Divisions of the Construction Industry Forum, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Michigan Mason Contractors’ Association speaker, “Tracking Your Money,” The Contract Change Clause
    • Liaison to American Institute of Architects for the 2017 Revisions to the A201 and B101 Documents
    • Contributor, Construction Liens in Michigan, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
    • Author, The Pay-If-Paid Clause and Defenses to its Enforcement, Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) Magazine
    • Author, The Pay-If-Paid Clause and Chinks in its Armor, Cross-Section Magazine of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association
    • Associated General Contractors of Michigan speaker, Documenting and Perfecting Changes and Claims
    • Construction Law Seminar speaker, Making Changes and Resolving Disputes during the Construction Process; Reviewing Bidding Documents; Best Practices for Negotiating Indemnification Provisions; Distinguishing Between Construction Defects & Failures; Contract Law Primer for Engineers; Best Practices for Claim Submissions and Legal Aspects to Consider; Understanding Construction Contract Essentials; and, Contract Issues on Sustainable Design and Construction Projects.
    • Detroit Ceramic Tile Contractors Association speaker, Documenting and Perfecting Changes and Claims
    • Mason Contractors’ Association speaker, The Contract Change Clause, Types of Changes: Ordered and Constructive

    Educational Background:

    • Wayne State University, JD, 2004
    • Alma College, BA, 2000
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    Website - www.bsjzlaw.com
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    Office Location for Ryan W. Jezdimir

    1842 Michigan Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48216

    Phone: 313-930-8864

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    Last Updated: 3/15/2021

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