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, Derek 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.
- “Navigating Uncertainty: Legal Options for Manufacturers Confronting Tariffs,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2018)
Bar and Court Admissions
- 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
Insights & News
March 17, 2020
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July 20, 2018
Daniel Ferris and Derek Boyd's "Navigating Uncertainty: Legal Options for Manufacturers Confronting Tariffs" included in OESA News publication
June 18, 2018
Michigan Lawyers Weekly publishes "Negotiating Uncertainty: Legal Options for Manufacturers Confronting Tariffs" by attorneys Daniel Ferris, Derek Boyd
June 4, 2018
Download our white paper "Negotiating Uncertainty: Legal Options for Manufacturers Confronting Tariffs" by Daniel Ferris and Derek Boyd
March 29, 2018
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December 22, 2017
Kerr Russell's health care practice updates advertising message for physician association publications, including MSMS' Michigan Medicine and MOA's TRIAD
December 18, 2017
Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan
December 12, 2017
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November 17, 2017
Detroit Legal News: Friday Feature: Law firm's space redesign invokes Detroit past, present, and future
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