Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC

Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC

Environmental law. A Respected Michigan Environmental and Litigation Law Firm

Firm Overview

Sound legal counsel and experienced representation in Grosse Pointe Farms:
I am Christopher Dunsky and for nearly 40 years I have been committed to helping clients with their environmental law and general litigation matters throughout the state of Michigan.

In addition to my experience helping private individuals and business resolve their environmental law and litigation problems, I also bring to the table 13 years of experience working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Enforcement in Washington D.C. My experience with administrative agencies and my knowledge of how they operate enable me to accurately advise clients on what they should expect in a permitting or enforcement proceeding, and help clients promptly resolve problems with such agencies.

I spend time with you to understand your legal concerns and objectives and then help you achieve them. I always strive for excellence while delivering the most cost-effective legal solutions. My goal is to produce the best outcome for the particular needs of your business.

Successfully serving clients throughout Michigan
Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC represents small to mid-size businesses throughout the state of Michigan.

I have earned the respect of both clients and Michigan's legal community, achieving an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell - a distinction signifying the highest quality legal work, professionalism and ethical standards. My fellow Michigan environmental lawyers elected me to serve as Chair of the Environmental Law Section for 2009-2010. Teaching Environmental Law as an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School keeps me up-to-date on developments in this rapidly changing subject.

Main Office

Main Office
28 McKinley Place
Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236



Personal Injury

Helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes

When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. I am Christopher J. Dunsky and I represent Michigan businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. I can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including matters of:
-Breach of contract
-Property damage
-Personal injury claims
-Insurance claims
-Construction litigation
-Consumer litigation
-Products liability
-Product defects

Put a strong, determined litigator to work for you:
I know your time is valuable. That is why I stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. I offer my clients:
-Individual attention - When you retain the Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC, you receive the care, time and attention you deserve.
-A more cost-efficient model - Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC constantly seeks ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.
-Integrity - I provide straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensure that you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. My clients rely on me to help them set realistic expectations.
-A focus on success - I always have your best interest in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, I am ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, I will take the time to explain why I believe it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.

Ready for trial:
I have the determination, tenacity, and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. My professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give me an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.

Christopher J. Dunsky

Christopher J. Dunsky PLLC

Areas of Practice:
-Environmental law
-General civil litigation

Admitted to Practice:
Michigan, 1972
District of Columbia, 1978

Awards and Honors:
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2006 - 2011
Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2012

University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1972
University of Dayton, B.A., cum laude, 1969

Professional Memberships:
State Bar of Michigan: Chair of Environmental Law Section 2009 - 2010
American Bar Association: Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

Professional Experience:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement, Washington D.C., 1975 - 1988
Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP, Detroit MI, 1988 - 2008
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School 2009 - 2012


University of Michigan
Juris Doctorate, 1972