Michael A. Ohly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Troy, MI

Bush Seyferth PLLC
 | 100 W Big Beaver Rd, Suite 400
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248-800-1583
Fax: 248-822-7846
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Michael A. Ohly is an associate at BSP who specializes in product liability. He has handled high exposure matters and diverse civil litigation. Michael also counsels businesses in liability, corporate governance and contracts.

    Prior to joining the BSP team, Michael gained experience as an attorney at Erskine Law P.C. where he practiced in product liability and general civil litigation. Additionally, he was a legal representative for the Consumer Defense Clinic and the State Appellate Defenders Office Clinic.

    Michael has served indigents through the Oakland County Bar Association Pro Bono Program where he obtained protective orders and judgments of divorce for victims of domestic violence. He also served as a volunteer Intake Attorney with MACC Legal in Detroit.

    Michael is a graduate of Hillsdale College where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics. While there, Michael was president of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity. He went on to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law to receive his J.D. in May of 2011. He was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship and Murray Feldman Scholarship. He received book awards for highest grade in Constitutional Law and Student Appellate Defenders Clinic. He also earned “Best Brief” in the PR Gallagher Moot Court.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Consumer Law
    • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Insurance Coverage
    Focus Areas

    Insurance Defense

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Michael Ohly

    Admitted: 2011, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://www.bsplaw.com/michael-a-ohly-3/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Michigan - Business Law Section, 2020
    • Christian Legal Association of Southeast Michigan, Volunteer Attorney

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Intake Attorney, MACC Legal, Detroit, 2018
    • Clinic Attorney - St. Vincent de Paul Legal Clinic, Christian Legal Association Southeast Michigan, 2020

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Achieved dismissal of eight related no-fault lawsuits on summary disposition motions., 2020
    • Defended contractor on breach of warranty case.
    • Secured voluntary dismissal for sump pump manufacturer on product liability case.
    • Recovered half-million-dollar settlement of commissions on behalf of sales agent company and utilized Michigan Sales Commission Act.
    • Represented employee for wrongful discharge and defeated municipal employer’s motion for protective order in federal court to take deposition of municipality’s executive and advance claim.
    • Obtained favorable settlement for employee in wrongful discharge case.
    • Defended employee on non-compete lawsuit from prior employer.
    • Drafted and argued successful summary disposition motion to expunge a deed in a property dispute case.
    • Drafted motion for summary judgment for defendant to establish a nominal judgment on a $3 million lawsuit involving a loan.
    • Defended major automotive manufacturer on various product liability claims.
    • Served as lead counsel for major automotive manufacturer on defense of multi-million-dollar subrogation claims involving fire loss.
    • Obtained dismissal of vehicle warranty/recall action at the pleadings level., 2020
    • Drafted and argued successful summary disposition motion to expunge a deed in a property dispute case., 2016
    • Recovered half-million-dollar settlement of commissions on behalf of sales agent company and utilized Michigan Sales Commission Act., 2018
    • Secured voluntary dismissal for sump pump manufacturer in product liability case., 2019

    Representative Clients:

    • Mercedes-Benz USA, 2020
    • Repwest Insurance Company, 2020
    • Scott Fetzer Company, 2019
    • FCA US LLC, 2020
    • Ford Motor Company, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • B.A. Economics, Hillsdale College, 2007

    Industry Groups

    • Automotive
    • Manufacturing
    • No-Fault
    • Products
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    Website - www.bsplaw.com
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    Office Location for Michael A. Ohly

    100 W Big Beaver Rd
    Suite 400
    Troy, MI 48084

    Phone: 248-800-1583

    Fax: 248-822-7846

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    Last Updated: 5/13/2021

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