Mayer Morganroth selected as Top Attorney of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

BIRMINGHAM, MI – 21 Feb, 2017 – Mayer (Mike) Morganroth, Senior Partner of Morganroth & Morganroth, has been selected as “Top Attorney of the Year” for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With over 5 decades of professional experience as a practicing attorney, Mr. Morganroth has certainly proved himself as an accomplished professional and expert litigator who has become a household name.  Mr. Morganroth has represented numerous high profile clients such as, John Z. DeLorean, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Mayor Coleman A. Young, Christine Beatty, U.S. Representative John Conyers, Roland McMasters, Edward J. Holland, Jr., Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, Michigan Film Coalition, Buddy Greco, Lyndon LaRouche, Geoffrey Fieger and Runaway Pictures.  Mr. Morganroth has also represented many lawyers, law firms, judges, politicians, high ranking union officials, professional athletes and celebrities.  From his solid victories he is regarded as one of the nation’s Top Lawyers of all time.

Mr. Morganroth is constantly wowing over the public every step of the way with his career achievements and he has been very exciting to watch.  His areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal matters, constitutional litigation, intellectual property litigation, business matters, employment and labor matters, corporate matters, real estate matters, family law matters, probate matters, personal injury, tax litigation, bankruptcy litigation, civil rights and discrimination matters, insurance matters, securities litigation, product liability litigation, professional malpractice matters and entertainment matters. 

Mr. Morganroth’s practice is not limited to plaintiff or defense work nor does he handle matters in a single geographical area. Rather, he performs plaintiff work and defense work and he handles court cases in numerous different courts and jurisdictions as well as arbitrations, mediations and appeals. Mr. Morganroth has handled matters and clients across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Canada and Latin America. He has also served as an arbitrator, mediator, court appointed facilitator and expert witness. Some of Mr. Morganroth’s matters that he has handled included John DeLorean’s case, where Mr. Morganroth defended approximately 40 civil cases seeking in excess of $1.0 billion with respect to a wide range of civil claims, extradition proceedings, criminal cases, business transactions, tax litigation and real estate matters. Represented Dr. Jack Kevorkian for the past 16.5 years (the last 11 years as sole lead counsel) with respect to a wide range of matters, including criminal trials as co-counsel with Geoffrey Fieger, all of which resulted in acquittal or dismissal of charges, the successful petition for early release of Dr. Kevorkian from prison, appeals and entertainment matters, including book deals, lecture deals, and movie and documentary deals. Lead counsel in a complex commercial matter against two large national grocery chains that resulted in a breach of contract and fraud judgment in favor of his client in the amount of $31.0 million. Lead counsel in an employment discrimination lawsuit against a large steel company that resulted in a multi-million dollar judgment in favor of his client, which was the highest judgment rendered by a federal court jury for the type of claim alleged at that time.  Lead counsel in a fraud and breach of contract lawsuit against a banking institution which resulted in a $65.0 million settlement in favor of his client. Lead counsel against a medical insurance provider that resulted in a $9.0 million judgment in favor of his client. Lead counsel in administrative proceedings which: (1) resulted not only in restoring but upgrading the security clearance of his client, an army engineer who had been falsely accused of being a spy, from secret to the highest level, top secret; and (2) further resulted in an investigation and an official report issued through the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, pursuant to a Congressional request, which formally exposed that the false charges of his client being a spy were the product of religious discrimination. Lead counsel on behalf of victims from Ponzi schemes in both trial and appellate levels which ultimately resulted in favorable judgments and/or settlements on behalf of his clients. Lead counsel in a RICO and securities fraud case against a large investment banking institution that resulted in a substantial settlement in favor of his clients. Lead counsel in the defense of charges brought by the Federal Election Commission against his client that resulted in dismissal of all charges, just to name a few.

After serving in the Navy, Mr. Morganroth knew he wanted to be an attorney.  He attended Michigan State University for his undergraduate studies, and he received his Juris Doctor Degree from Detroit College of Law (now known as Michigan State University Law School). Mr. Morganroth completed his undergraduate studies and law school in a combined total of just three years and ten months. He is licensed to practice in the states of Michigan and New York, and he has been admitted to practice in numerous federal courts and appellate courts as well as the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Morganroth has also been admitted pro hac vice in courts across the country.

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Morganroth has been active in his community and recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal profession. He has received many awards, accolades’ and has been featured in numerous publications and magazines. Mr. Morganroth is a member of the City of Southfield, Oakland County, New York, Federal (Council) and American Bar Associations. He also is a member of the National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, and the American Association for Justice and the American Judicature Society.  He has been selected by numerous legal groups and associations as “Top Lawyer” who has distinguished himself in many areas of the law, and he has been an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell/LexisNexis, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

Mr. Morganroth is a sought after speaker and has lectured at various universities and law schools throughout the country.  He also serves as an entertainment industry consultant on several films and motion pictures.

Looking back, Mr. Morganroth attributes his success to his experience, mentors he has had along the way and staying true to his passion for the law and fighting for what is right.  Mr. Morganroth says he has been blessed, he loves doing what he is doing, and feels this is just the beginning.  For the future, Mr. Morganroth will continue to work hard, serve and fight for the rights of the oppressed and those who have been taken advantage of, and will continue to seek justice and make a difference in people’s lives.

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