Marc E. Lipton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Southfield, MI

Lipton Law
 | 18930 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-557-1688
Fax: 248-557-6344
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    As a partner at Lipton Law, Marc E. Lipton serves clients regarding personal injury cases, with a special focus on complex catastrophic and wrongful death cases. He has been lead counsel on a wide variety of cases that have resulted in settlements and verdicts for clients in the Detroit area as well as across Michigan.

    Mr. Lipton received bachelor's degrees in government and political science from the University of Michigan in 1987. He earned his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1990.

    After graduating from law school, Mr. Lipton joined Lipton Law. In the following decades, he negotiated settlements and won verdicts in some of the state's largest personal injury and wrongful death cases. Recently, he and the firm have had success litigating cases involving the failure to timely recognize and treat stroke victims, with multiple settlements in the $5M range. Other cases include a wrongful death electrocution case settled for $4,000,000, an unnecessary surgical procedure settled for $1,250,000, a trucking accident case settled for $5,625,000, and a class action settlement regarding medical contamination settled for $10,500,000 and numerous cases that have gone to trial.

    Mr. Lipton is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. He is also a member of the Michigan Association for Justice and served as executive committee member and president from 2012 to 2013. In addition, he is a member of the American Association for Justice and served as a state delegate in 2007. He is a frequent lecturer on topics such as Michigan’s Auto and Medical Malpractice Law as well as Trial Advocacy and Litigation Techniques. Well-respected by his peers, Mr. Lipton holds a 10.0 "Superb" rating through Avvo and has been rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell.

    *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
    • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021

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    About Marc Lipton

    Admitted: 1990, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Michigan Super Lawyer

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan, 1990
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan
    • United States District Court, Western Districts of Michigan
    • Executive Committee Member and Officer (President 2012 to 2013), Michigan Association for Justice
    • State Delegate, American Association for Justice, 2007
    • United States District Court, Eastern Districts of Michigan
    • Member, Michigan Association for Justice
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


    • $1,250,000 Settlement on behalf of 55 year old patient, who underwent an unnecessary bowel revision following an emergent appendectomy. Case was subject to malpractice caps, 2011
    • 700,000 on behalf of a man burned by his urologist during a prostate procedure, 2016
    • $2,750,000 Settlement on behalf of young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident, 2009
    • $1,850,000 Award for the Estate of a patient who suffered an anoxic brain injury due to an unrecognized esophageal intubation. Case was subject to malpractice caps., 2006
    • 150M settlement on behalf of a national multi-district group of patients who suffered infection as a consequence of the NECC contaminated steroid injections., 2016
    • 1.763M settlement on behalf of a widow, who lost her husband due to malpractice by a cardiologist in Northern Michigan, 2015
    • $4,000,000 Settlement on behalf of Estate of 29 year old tree trimmer, electrocuted by a broken electrical support guy wire., 2010
    • 1M settlement (policy limits) on behalf of a pedestrian hit in a crosswalk by a motor vehicle., 2015
    • $950,000 Settlement on behalf of 60 year old disabled patient, who suffered ischemic optic neuropathy following CABG surgery. Case was subject to malpractice caps, 2010
    • $1,175,000 Settlement on behalf of Estate of 58 year old patient who was discharged from an Emergency Department with an unrecognized unstable angina. Case was subject to malpractice caps., 2007
    • 10.5 Million dollar Class Action settlement on behalf of victims of local pain clinic, for injecting patients with contaminated steroids., 2016
    • 2.450 M Settlement on behalf of a young girl, who suffered a traumatic eye injury at a major clothing retailer chain store., 2014
    • 1M settlement (policy limits) on behalf of a motorcyclist hit by a motor vehicle driven by a teenager., 2015
    • $600,000 Pre-suit settlement on behalf of Estate of single man, survived by adult daughter, who died as a result of a hospital's failure to recognize and treat an acute abdomen. Case was subject to malpractice caps., 2010
    • $1,500,000 Settlement on behalf of 56 year old patient, who suffered a brain hemorrhage following overly aggressive treatment of a mild myocardial infarction. Case was subject to malpractice caps, 2008
    • 1,000,000 Pre suit Settlement on behalf of Estate of Man, who did not receive appropriate post-catheterization care at a local hospital., 2012
    • 5.625M Settlement on behalf of a surviving widow, who lost her husband in a trucking accident in Indiana, 2014
    • 2.3M on behalf of a man who suffered a stroke, that the ED physician failed to recognize or properly treat on a timely basis., 2016

    Educational Background:

    • University of Michigan, Bachelor’s degree with high distinction
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    Office Location for Marc E. Lipton

    18930 West 10 Mile Road
    Southfield, MI 48075

    Phone: 248-557-1688

    Fax: 248-557-6344

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