Jeffrey R. Clark

  • Partner
  • Livonia, Michigan Office

Jeffrey R. Clark is a partner in our Livonia office and member of the Firm's Executive Committee. He focuses his practice on municipal law, insurance defense, and litigation and appeals.

Overview

Jeffrey R. Clark is a partner in our Livonia office and member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  He focuses his practice on municipal law, insurance defense, and litigation and appeals.  He maintains an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating an attorney can achieve for both ethical standards and legal ability.

Mr. Clark has extensive complex-litigation experience, including representing municipalities, professionals, and professional corporations.  He counsels and defends municipal clients in all aspects of municipal operations and devotes a substantial portion of his practice to planning and zoning issues for municipalities throughout the state.  Additionally, he successfully defends physicians, pharmacists, and other professionals in state and federal trial courts, courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court.

Education

University of Detroit Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1981

University of Michigan, A.B. in Economics and Political Science, 1978

Honors

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating an attorney can achieve for both ethical standards and legal ability A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

Michigan Super Lawyer, Top Rated State, Local and Municipal Attorney, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Rated by Super Lawyers

Leading Lawyer in Professional Malpractice Defense Law, Leading Lawyers, 2016

Top Rated Lawyer in Municipal Law, DBusiness Magazine, 2014 

Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, 2013

Memberships and Associations

State Bar of Michigan
– Master Lawyers Section
-Government Law section
State Bar of Michigan
– Character and Fitness Committee
Oakland County Bar Association
Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association
Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA)
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC)
Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM)
Redford Township Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
Commission on Children’s Issues (17th District Court), Board of Directors
Redford Township Planning Commission, 1983-1993
Redford Township Police and Fire Pension Board, Trustee
Redford Township Strategic Planning Commission
Redford Union School Board of Canvassers
St. Agatha Parish Administrative Commission
North Redford-Detroit Community Organizations
University of Michigan Alumni Association
University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit
University of Michigan Presidents Club
Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society)
University of Michigan Undergraduate Political Science Society
Michigan Economic Society

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

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

Education

University of Detroit Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1981

University of Michigan, A.B. in Economics and Political Science, 1978

Honors

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating an attorney can achieve for both ethical standards and legal ability A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

Michigan Super Lawyer, Top Rated State, Local and Municipal Attorney, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Rated by Super Lawyers

Leading Lawyer in Professional Malpractice Defense Law, Leading Lawyers, 2016

Top Rated Lawyer in Municipal Law, DBusiness Magazine, 2014 

Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, 2013