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Moheeb H. Murray

Partner

(248) 822-7809

Related Services

Business and Commercial

Class Actions

Construction Litigation & Counseling

Insurance Litigation

Product Liability

Securities / Finance

Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D.,  cum laude, 2001

University of Michigan Ross School of Business, B.B.A., with high distinction, 1997

  • James B. Angell Scholar
  • William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize for academic excellence

Civil Litigation Mediation Training

Harvard Professional Development Programs, Harvard Division of Continuing Education, Participant, Strategic Leadership, September 28-29, 2016

Court Admissions

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Michigan State Courts

Moheeb H. Murray represents clients in complex commercial disputes and leads BSP’s insurance coverage practice group. In commercial litigation matters, his extensive experience includes complex breach of contract and breach of warranty claims, shareholder actions, and cases involving misappropriation of trade secrets and covenants not to compete. In his insurance coverage practice, Moheeb represents leading insurers in life, health, disability, ERISA, long-term care, annuity, P&C, commercial general liability, and auto-insurance no-fault matters.

He advises and represents clients from pre-litigation strategy through final verdict and on appeal. Moheeb has helped clients obtain favorable awards and outcomes at trial and in arbitrations involving claims of breach of contract, breach of warranty, construction, and design-professional malpractice. Moheeb is also a trained civil litigation mediator.

  • Michigan statewide counsel for leading national do-it-yourself moving and vehicle-rental company for insurance coverage, tort liability, and commercial litigation matters.
  • Lead counsel and also Michigan counsel working with national counsel for several leading life insurance and annuity companies in interpleader cases.
  • Lead counsel for national insurance company in defense of accidental-death claims.
  • Counsel for automotive original equipment manufacturer against supplier for breach of warranty and indemnity based on supply of nonconforming component parts.
  • Trial counsel for national insurance company in claim against exclusive agent for wrongful solicitation of clients and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Trial and appellate counsel for national insurance company in defense of agent claim that agency was terminated based on illegal redlining.
  • Counsel for national insurance company and agent in defense of claim that agent engaged in discriminatory redlining against potential customers.
  • Lead counsel in defense of leading life and disability insurer on ERISA claim.
  • Counsel for leading national homebuilder in class actions and mass actions alleging construction defects.
  • Co-counsel for a leading automotive manufacturer in obtaining denial of certification of putative nationwide consumer class action alleging claims relating to performance of telematics equipment.
  • Counsel for real estate developer in obtaining rescission of $17.5 million development contract based on misrepresentations by opposing contracting party.
  • Lead counsel in complex multimillion-dollar shareholder dispute involving claims of oppression breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, and injunctive relief.
  • Lead counsel for major distributor of recreational vehicle equipment in defense of allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair trade practices, and tortious interference with contract.

Moheeb received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated cum laude. At the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Moheeb concentrated his studies on finance and accounting, and brings his knowledge in those disciplines to his practice.

Honors & Awards

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law, 2018 – present

Leading Lawyers, 2017

Oakland County Bar Association Distinguished Service Award, 2017

Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40, 2015

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2011-2015, Business Litigation, 2018

Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Leader in the Law, 2014

American Arab Professional of the Year Award in the Legal Category, 2013

Martindale Hubbel® AV Peer Review Rating


Professional Activities

American Arab Chamber of Commerce, Professionals Committee

American Bar Association, Member of the Construction Industry Forum

Arab American Bar Association

Associated General Contractors, Member

Construction Association of Michigan, Corporate Member

Defense Research Institute, Life, Health and Disability and Commercial Litigation Committees

Federal Bar Association – E.D. Michigan Chapter, Complex Commercial Litigation Committee

Leadership Oakland Class of LOXXVI, Member

Michigan Muslim Bar Association, Vice President

Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow

National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, Insurance PAC Member

Oakland County Bar Association, Business Court and Counsel Committee, Vice Chair and Membership Committee, Circuit Court Committee, Member

Oakland County Bar Foundation, Fellow

Ross School of Business Club of Southeast Michigan, Life Member

State Bar of Michigan, Insurance Law and Litigation Sections

Presentations

“Top 10 Ways to Reduce Risk at Trial & Verdict Vigilance” CLE presentation for in-house counsel and insurance adjusters, Oct. 2018

“Updates & Trends in Investigative Techniques Using Advanced Technology” NAMWOLF Insurance PAC CLE, June 2017

“Life Insurance Update” DRI Life, Health, Disability & ERISA Seminar, April 2017

Attorney-Client Privilege, Investigative Techniques, & Michigan No-Fault, CLE presentation for in-house counsel and insurance adjusters, January 2017

“Insurance Confidential: Considerations for Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Protection in Insurance Cases” NAMWOLF Business Meeting, February 2016

“Michigan No Fault: Personal Injury Protection” CLE presentation for in-house counsel and insurance adjusters, January 2016

“Law & Order: Special Investigative Unit” NAMWOLF Annual Meeting, September 2015

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Martin Luther King Day Diversity Panel Speaker, 2014

Oakland County Bar Association Law Practice and Management Seminar, 2012-2014

“Life Insurance Hot Topics and Case-law Updates: Retained Asset Accounts, Post-Claim Underwriting, and Accidental-Death-and-Dismemberment Policies” NAMWOLF CLE Seminar, September 2012

“Contracts: A Case Study” Michigan Association of CPAs

“Litigation Trends in Insurance and Reinsurance” Michigan Association of CPAs

“Key Issues to Consider When Litigating Life, Health, and Disability Actions to Maximize Recoveries and Outcomes” NAMWOLF Annual Meeting, September 2013, Moderator


Publications

“As Universal Life Insurance Premiums Increase, So Does Class Action Litigation” DRI For the Defense, August 2018

“The Rise and Fall of the Reasonable Expectations Doctrine in Michigan” The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, July 2014

“Can the UCC’s Provision Protecting Check Writers from Fraud Also Protect Them from Ponzi Schemes?” Michigan Bar Journal

“RAA Rage” Michigan Lawyers Weekly

“Evidentiary Issues Facing Insurers Seeking Interpleader” DRI For the Defense, December 2013

For the Community

Moheeb serves on the boards of directors of two non-profit organizations: The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (a public-policy think tank), and Zaman International, which provides food, clothing, services and job-training for marginalized women and children in need in Southeastern Michigan and internationally.


For Fun

Favorite Activity: Mountain Biking

Favorite Subject: History, particularity of U.S. and Middle East

Favorite Game: SimCity

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