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Grant A. Newman

Associate

(248) 822-7828

Related Services

Business and Commercial

Class Actions

Critical Motions / Appeals

Education

Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Central Michigan University, M.S.A., Public Administration, 2011

Central Michigan University, B.B.A., Management Information Systems, magna cum laude, 2009

Judicial Clerkship

The Honorable Stephen J. Murphy III, United States District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan, 2015-2017

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Michigan State Courts

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Grant A. Newman focuses his practice on class action, appellate, and complex briefing.

  • Secured dismissal of multiple nationwide economic-loss class actions at pleadings stage on behalf of several major automotive manufacturers.
  • Successfully opposed federal putative construction-defect class action.
  • Successfully defended summary judgment in an employment-discrimination suit against a major automotive manufacturer.
  • Member of trial team to win total defense verdict in two-week Ohio consumer protection jury trial.
  • Defended automaker in federal appeal concerning a multi-million dollar negligence lawsuit.

Prior to joining Bush Seyferth PLLC, Grant clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan under the Honorable Stephen J. Murphy, III. He also served as a legal fellow for International Justice Mission in its Delhi, India field office, worked as a summer associate at Plunkett Cooney, P.C., and interned at the Michigan Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan.

In 2014, Grant received his J.D, cum laude, from the Wayne State University Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar, Associate Editor of the Wayne Law Review, Senior Member of Moot Court, Civil Procedure Teaching Assistant, and Criminal Law Research Assistant. Grant also attended Central Michigan University where he received his M.S.A. in Public Administration and B.B.A. in Management Information Systems magna cum laude.

Honors & Awards

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch: Commercial Litigation (2021), Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions (2021)

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018 – Present

Dean’s Scholar (full-tuition merit-based scholarship)


Professional Activities

Federal Bar Association, Junior Member

Federalist Society, Member

State Bar of Michigan, Member

Publications

“Verdict Vigilance: Preventing, Spotting, and Preserving Verdict-Related Issues, DRI Certworthy, Volume 19,Issue 1, June 2018

Favorite TV Show: The Unit

Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Lions

Favorite Vacation: Camping in the Upper Peninsula

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