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Jeremy M. Manson

Associate

Overview

Jeremy M. Manson represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation in federal and state courts, with additional focus on bankruptcy, probate litigation and real estate litigation. He has both trial and appellate experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Jeremy practiced at a civil defense firm in Chicago where he gained invaluable experience as a member of that firm’s litigation team.  His practice is centered on immediately assessing business and litigation risks to recommend the best legal strategy.

Jeremy has thoroughly enjoyed being an active member of his community.  He is a committee member of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, the state’s oldest public policy research organization, and he was a 2015 member of the American Inns of Court Oakland County Chapter. In Chicago, he was an associate board member of Legal Prep Charter Academies, a legal-themed charter school in a disadvantaged community. Jeremy is also honored to have been selected as a 2016 Michigan Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2006 – 2013
  • Cook County Bar Association, 2006 – 2013

Community/Civic Activities

  • Citizens Research Council of Michigan
    • Centennial Committee Member, 2015 – present
  • American Inns of Court
    • Oakland County Chapter, 2015
  • Legal Prep Charter Academies, Chicago, IL
    • Associate Board Member, 2011 – 2012

Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Michigan Rising Stars – Super Lawyers

Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States Federal District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Federal District Court, Northern District of Illinois   

Experience

Representative Matters

Along with other members of the firm, Jeremy has represented clients in the following matters:

  • Represented major financial creditor ($1.4B claim) in City of Detroit bankruptcy resulting in favorable settlement
  • Currently defending public corporation and private corporation against preference actions brought by City of Detroit arising from the city’s bankruptcy case
  • Successfully defended  fiber and internet service provider against $14M claim brought by the United States involving  the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act resulting in favorable settlement of the federal government’s demand for repayment of certain infrastructure improvement grants and loans.
  • Currently representing Puerto Rican company against Delaware corporation for breach of contract involving theft of precious metals worth $4M

  • Recently presented winning oral argument before Michigan Court of Appeals in case involving contract interpretation and fraudulent transfer

  • Successfully defended on federal appeal (on brief, 7th Circuit) corporation against collusion claim arising from $2.5M auction purchase of ethanol plant 
  • Developed principal argument defeating motion to transfer venue under Montreal Convention in representation of Michigan corporation against Canadian airline and New York corporation for damage to goods shipped overseas

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Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2006
    • Trial Practice Institute
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, B.A., 2003, cum laude
    • University of Cambridge, England