Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C
Steve is unique: he combines extensive experience in complex litigation with extensive experience in complex business transactions.
As a result, he brings a business perspective to commercial litigation, and a litigation perspective to commercial transactions.
He has litigated employment disputes (in court and in arbitration), insurance disputes (on behalf of insurers and insureds), real estate disputes (on behalf of sellers, purchasers, lessors, lessees, mortgagors and mortgagees), corporate disputes (on behalf of corporations, officers, directors and shareholders), and intellectual property disputes (including patents).
In the transactional area, he has been involved in sale and acquisition of businesses, setting up corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, the sale, purchase and mortgaging of real estate, and other types of commercial transactions.
In the labor relations area, he has represented numerous employers in negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and arbitration tribunals.
Among the clients Steve has represented are Farmer Jack Supermarkets, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, The Dow Chemical Company, Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc., NBD Bank, Strategic Interactive, Inc., Premier Health Care Management, Inc., Automobile Club of Michigan, Showcase Cinemas, Guardsmark, LLC, and other companies both large and small.