Thomas S. Roeder

Tom Roeder is a partner with the Firm. He graduated from Albion College in 2004 and from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2008. Tom was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in November 2008 and joined the firm in January, 2010.

Tom specializes in automobile No-Fault insurance (PIP and negligence), banking, municipal law, workers compensation, insurance coverage, general negligence, commercial litigation and collections. He has earned the respect of his peers in the legal community and has received the highest ranking from the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory (“AV Preeminent”).

During his free time, Tom likes to golf, travel, read and play basketball. Originally from Mt. Clemens, Tom resides in Grosse Pointe with his wife Lizzy and their two kids.

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan
Macomb County Bar Association
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Macomb County Defense Mediator
The Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Board Member

Thomas S. Roeder

Equity Partner

Recent News

AV Preeminent

Tom has earned the highest ranking from the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory (“AV Preeminent”). This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.

Board of Directors

Tom Roeder was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Association of Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC). Tom is honored to join the board and hopes to help the ADTC continue its tradition as a respected and trusted institution.

No Cause Verdict-Negligence

Ken Rich and Tom Roeder secured a no cause verdict in a jury trial in connection with a negligence lawsuit brought by two Plaintiffs. The jury agreed that the Defendant caused the accident, but found that the Plaintiffs did not sustain serious impairments.

Case Dismissed

Tom Roeder secured dismissal of Plaintiff’s entire PIP claim (totaling over $400,000) pursuant to Bahri v. IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company. Tom obtained testimony from the Plaintiff and her care provider proving that the alleged attendant care claims were fraudulent and convinced the Judge to dismiss the case entirely.

No Serious Impairment

A negligence case was dismissed via Summary Disposition as the Judge agreed that the Plaintiff did not sustain a serious impairment. Tom Roeder secured the dismissal with prejudice.

Motion for Security of Costs Granted

Tom Roeder’s motion for security of costs (MCR 2.109) was granted. The Judge agreed that Plaintiff’s claim was so tenuous that the Plaintiff was forced to put up $5,000.00 of her own money to proceed with the case. The Plaintiff failed to post the bond and the case was dismissed with Prejudice.