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Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan


Wayne State University Law School, J.D.

  • Associate Editor, The Wayne Law Review
  • Moot Court National Team Oralist

University of Michigan, B.A.

  • B.A. in Classical Civilization

Derek R. Boyd


Derek Boyd's practice focuses on commercial litigation, while providing support for the defense of medical malpractice actions, as well.

Prior to joining Kerr Russell, he represented physicians and hospitals in a wide variety of both medical malpractice and general negligence matters. He also worked for a "Big Three" automaker in its transfer pricing counsel group, helping establish and execute global tax strategy for its subsidiaries and ensuring compliance with statutory guidelines.

He graduated from Wayne State University Law School where he was Associate Editor of The Wayne Law Review and National Team Member of the Wayne State Moot Court Team, as well as a litigation supervisor and Board member of the Detroit Free Legal Aid Clinic.

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