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
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)
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