Kerr Russell attorneys, James E. DeLine and Matthew L. Powell, prevailed in arbitration by defeating a part supplier’s $48 million claim against a Tier 1 automotive client. The two also obtained an award of $2.4 million in damages against the supplier.
James has extensive experience in all phases of state and federal litigation as well as domestic and international arbitrations. He regularly represents clients in several areas of law, including contract and UCC matters, automotive supply chain disputes, injunctions, product liability, antitrust, business torts, shareholder rights, creditor’s rights, and appeals. James’ successful representation of an international automobile distributor against a global automobile manufacturer received acclaim as one of the largest verdicts in Michigan for 2012.
Matthew represents clients in antitrust class action lawsuits. He regularly represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes including automotive supplier litigation, closely held corporation shareholder litigation, individuals facing business tort claims, and tax appeals before the Michigan Tax Tribunal.