Marc E. Lipton

Marc E. Lipton

Managing Partner since 1990
Location:
Southfield, Michigan
Phone:
248-557-1688
Fax:
248-557-6344
Email:

Marc Lipton earned his bachelor’s degree, graduating with high distinction, from the University of Michigan. He went to Harvard Law School where he received his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude.

Marc is the longest-serving current member of Lipton Law. Admitted to the Michigan State Bar in 1990, he joined his father’s firm the same year to serve as managing partner as well as handle complex litigation. Marc focuses his practice on complex catastrophic and wrongful death cases. He has been lead counsel on numerous cases resulting in multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts. This focus gives Marc substantial experience in litigating each of the major sub-specialties of personal injury litigation, including automobile negligence, medical malpractice, construction accidents, products liability, premises liability, highway defects and other negligence actions. He has practiced in many states, including California, Massachusetts, Ohio, Iowa, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee.

The respect and reputation that Marc has garnered in the legal realm have not gone unnoticed, as he was one of the youngest awarded an AV rating by his peers and is a recognized “Michigan Super Lawyer.”

Marc’s list of memberships and affiliations is quite extensive:

  • Member, State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Michigan Association for Justice
    – Executive Committee Member and Officer (President 2012 to 2013)
  • Member, American Association for Justice
    – State Delegate 2007
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan

Outside the courtroom, Marc lectures cover many topics, including Michigan’s Auto and Medical Malpractice Law, and Trial Advocacy and Litigation Techniques.

Marc is married to former Michigan State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton. They have two children, both of whom Marc "can still out-ski … but not for long."

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Catastrophic and Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor cum laude
  • University of Michigan
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Honors: With High Distinction

Classes/Seminars

  • Michigan’s Auto and Medical Malpractice Law
  • Trial Advocacy and Litigation Techniques

Honors and Awards

  • Youngest to be awarded an AV rating
  • Michigan Super Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Member
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Executive Committee Member and Officer
  • Michigan Association for Justice, President, 2012 - 2013
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, State Delegate, 2007 - Present