Benjamin A. Tigay is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on appeals, municipal law, law enforcement defense, and insurance defense. He is responsible for writing briefs for submission to all levels of state and federal courts, arguing cases in both the state and federal courts of appeals, and performing research for all areas of law handled by the Firm. He previously served as a city prosecutor and managed the prosecution of misdemeanor cases within the jurisdiction. He was responsible for preparing and conducting pretrial plea negotiations, motions, jury trials, and appeals related to the assigned case load.
Mr. Tigay received a Juris Doctor degree from University of Michigan Law School in 2018. While in law school, he worked as a student attorney in two clinics representing indigent clients in administrative hearings and in Michigan state courts. He earned a Master of Art’s degree in history from Wayne State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University.
Practice GroupsAppeals and LitigationInsurance DefenseLaw Enforcement Defense and LitigationMunicipal Law
University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor, J.D., 2018
Wayne State University, M.A., 2012
Eastern Michigan University, B.S., 2010
State Bar of Michigan
Oakland County Bar Association
Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA)
Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals