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Kenneth F. Neuman - Birmingham, MI

401 South Old WoodwardSuite #460 Birmingham, MI 48009

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Birmingham Complex Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Mr. Neuman has more than 31 years of experience in the courtroom and has obtained multiple verdicts and arbitration awards in excess of $1 million. Mr. Neuman has also successfully defended numerous claims brought against tier one and tier two automotive suppliers, builders and developers, and businesses of all types on a variety of commercial claims...

Mr. Neuman has more than 31 years of experience in the courtroom and has obtained multiple verdicts and arbitration awards in excess of $1 million. Mr. Neuman has also successfully defended numerous claims brought against tier one and tier two automotive suppliers, builders and developers, and businesses of all types on a variety of commercial claims. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Neuman is a registered Certified Public Accountant and has a keen understanding of financial and business valuation, tax and accounting issues. Based on his experience, Mr. Neuman is appointed regularly as a Receiver over a variety of operating businesses in the automotive, real estate and health care industries by various judges in and around Michigan to assist the Courts in preserving business assets and/or to oversee an entity's orderly liquidation. Moreover, Mr. Neuman continues to be selected by numerous parties, and their counsel, as an arbitrator and/or facilitator on a variety of commercial disputes involving complex business and accounting issues. Mr. Neuman was also named a Best Lawyer, is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and as an Oakland County and Wayne Case Evaluation panelist. In addition, Mr. Neuman currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association, and is a Master on the American Inns of Court.

He has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer 10 consecutive years (including a Top 50 Business Lawyer and 1 of the Top 100 Lawyers for the entire State of Michigan), a Best Lawyer, and a dBusiness magazine Top Lawyer .

Mr. Neuman is also a registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and spent several years practicing with one of the “big eight” accounting firms, prior to beginning his legal career. He is a 1983 graduate of Michigan State University (B.A. in Accounting) and a 1986 graduate of the Wayne State University School of Law.

In addition to his role as client advocate, or in advising clients in countless commercial transactions over the years, Mr. Neuman has been called upon by Judges and fellow practitioners in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, and St. Clair Counties to assist them as a receiver in complex commercial cases. Moreover, Mr. Neuman has served as an arbitrator and/or facilitator in numerous commercial cases involving areas of corporate law, real state, contracts, insurance, and business torts.

A frequent speaker at the continuing education seminars of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accounts on litigation and expert witness related matters, he is also a current member of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants.

In his spare time, Mr. Neuman has done volunteer work as a part of the OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Program, and currently serves as a Master in the American Inns of Court, providing guidance to new lawyers. He also volunteers his expertise for numerous nonprofit organizations in the metro Detroit area and is often called upon for his unique training in accounting and tax law by his peers looking for help in complex accounting and business cases.

Mr. Neuman resides in Oakland County with his wife of 25 years and 16-year-old basketballer son.

About Kenneth F. Neuman

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate and Corporate Transactional Work and Business Consulting

Litigation

  • 60%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner
  • Founding Shareholder

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1986

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan (Member)
  • Oakland County Bar Association (Business Law, Real Property and Litigation Sections) (Member)
  • Oakland County, Michigan (Mediator (Complex Commercial Litigation Panel))
  • American Inns of Court, Michigan Chapter (Member)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (Member)
  • Michigan Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (Member)

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1986
    J.D.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1983
    B.A.
    Major: Accounting
    Minor: Economics

Pro Bono Activities

  • OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Program

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Building Industry Association of Michigan
  • Lecturer, The Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Remodeler's Institute
  • Lecturer, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Continuing Education Seminars of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accounts on Litigation and Expert Witness Related Matters, Speaker

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Kenneth F. Neuman

Included on the 2024 Michigan list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Michigan Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Kenneth F. Neuman on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers® Magazine, 2008 - 2015
  • Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 50 Business Michigan Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Top Lawyer, DBusiness Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America

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Office Information

Address

401 South Old WoodwardSuite #460 Birmingham, MI 48009

Fax

  • 248-792-2838

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Representative Cases

  • Water Main Break Litigation v. MCI Worldcom, Inc. et al., ,(Mich App 2002)

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