Braeden R. Willoughby

  • Attorney
  • Livonia, Michigan Office

Braeden R. Willoughby is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on insurance defense matters, including Michigan No-Fault coverage disputes and negligence actions involving fraudulent, moderate and catastrophic injuries and damages.

Overview

Braeden R. Willoughby is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on insurance defense matters, including Michigan No-Fault coverage disputes and negligence actions involving fraudulent, moderate and catastrophic injuries and damages.

Prior to joining CMDA, he handled first- and third-party no-fault defense litigation cases for several insurance companies, rental car companies, and self-insured clients. Early in his career Mr. Willoughby practiced litigation as a plaintiff’s attorney in general negligence, premises liability, wrongful cremation, dog-bites, auto negligence, motorcycle accidents, and emotional-distress claims. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants, gives him a unique perspective and the ability to effectively evaluate, negotiate, and litigate cases.

Throughout law school, Mr. Willoughby clerked for an Oakland County Circuit Court Judge, where his exposure to the court system reinforced his passion for the law. It is his knowledge of the law, and the passion to fulfill the needs of his clients, that supports his ability to achieve quality outcomes.

Practice Groups

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D.

Oakland University, B.A.

 

Honors

Michigan Rising Star Top Rated Personal Injury Defense Attorney, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2019, 2018 Rated by Super Lawyers

While in law school, he was an Honor’s Scholarship Recipient and an active member of the Mock Trial Executive Board. He volunteered his time to the State Appellate Defender’s Office—Detroit Crime Lab Project, and served as an Associate Editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Journal. He was also selected to be one of four members on Thomas M. Cooley’s National Trial Advocacy Team, where he competed against some of the best law schools across the country.

Memberships and Associations

State Bar of Michigan
– Young Lawyers Section
Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM)
Grand Rapids Adjusters Association (GRAA)
Central Michigan Adjusters Association (CMAA)

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Practice Groups

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D.

Oakland University, B.A.

 

Honors

Michigan Rising Star Top Rated Personal Injury Defense Attorney, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2019, 2018 Rated by Super Lawyers

While in law school, he was an Honor’s Scholarship Recipient and an active member of the Mock Trial Executive Board. He volunteered his time to the State Appellate Defender’s Office—Detroit Crime Lab Project, and served as an Associate Editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Journal. He was also selected to be one of four members on Thomas M. Cooley’s National Trial Advocacy Team, where he competed against some of the best law schools across the country.