Business and Commercial
Critical Motions / Appeals
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
The Honorable Stephen J. Murphy III, United States District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan, 2015-2017
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Michigan State Courts
Grant A. Newman focuses his practice on appellate, class action, and complex briefing. Grant has experience with civil and criminal judicial opinions and optimizing federal case management processes.
- Secured dismissal of nationwide economic-loss class action at pleading stage on behalf of a major automotive manufacturer.
- Defending automaker in federal class litigation asserting consumer protection claims.
- Defending automaker in federal appeal concerning a multi-million dollar negligence lawsuit.
- Provided strategic consulting on prosecution of nationwide casework for an international NGO’s South Asia office.
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
Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018 – Present
Dean’s Scholar (full-tuition merit-based scholarship)
Federal Bar Association, Junior Member
Federalist Society, Member
State Bar of Michigan, Member
“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