Kerr Russell’s Michael Carroll has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields.
Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, but who have in addition superior ethical reputations. The CLSA seeks a high level of diversity in its selection process. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized advanced status among their peers. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.
Michael 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 dbusinessMagazine. He has achieved AV preeminent ranking from Martindale Hubbell, reflecting the highest standards of legal ability, professional ethics and integrity.