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State Bar of Michigan

Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America

American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry

International Society of Irish-American Lawyers

Washtenaw County Bar Association

National Bond Claims Association

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan


University of Michigan Law School, J.D.

University of Michigan, B.A.

  • Recipient, Chick Evans Scholarship

Michael D. Carroll


Michael D. Carroll maintains a general commercial litigation practice. He has substantial experience handling a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including automotive supplier cases, non-automotive Uniform Commercial Code cases, employment and labor law matters, shareholder oppression, products liability, commercial leases and other real estate-oriented litigation, and creditor’s rights enforcement, including realization against collateral.

A particular focus of Mike’s practice is construction law. He is extremely familiar with all legal aspects of construction projects, ranging from contract negotiations to dispute resolution, including the use of litigation, mediation and arbitration techniques. Mike represents a broad range of clients in the construction area, including suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, owners, design professionals and sureties.

Mike has been named a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters, one of U.S. News & World Report "Best Lawyers in America," and a "Top Lawyer" by dbusiness Magazine. He has achieved AV preeminent ranking from Martindale Hubbell, reflecting the highest standards of legal ability, professional ethics and integrity. He is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

Representative Matters

Successfully defended employer against retaliation claim, through trial court and appeal

Won jury verdict for owner against design professional

Won "no cause" for design professional on claims against it by developer

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