The office of Richard E. Segal & Associates practices law throughout the state of Michigan, primarily in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb Counties. We handle civil litigation, appeals and arbitrations in all state and federal courts.
Our staff is dedicated to helping clients with their legal matters regarding:
-Business and Civil Litigation
Please contact our West Bloomfield law firm with questions about your legal issue. Provide as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney/client relationship, it will allow our legal team to begin an assessment of your case.
6230 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 294
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
The law office of Richard Segal & Associates, P.C. will represent your business legal matters.
-Commercial Real Estate
-General Civil Practice
-Landlord and Tennant
-Small Business Law
Practice Areas: Real Estate; Litigation; Estate Planning; Business; Contracts; Employment; General Civil; Landlord and Tenant Law; Arbitration; Appellate Practice; Commercial Law; Small Business Law; Commercial Real Estate
Biography: Richard is a civil litigation and trial attorney with more than thirty years of experience arguing all aspects of business and commercial litigation of varying complexity in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as before the various administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals. He has represented clients in a broad spectrum of industries such as financial services, real estate, health care, manufacturing, communications, advertising, print and broadcast media, insurance, construction, and food and beverage manufacturing, among others.
Richard has substantial experience in all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts, probate and probate litigation.
Richard represents a wide range of business clients, including public and private companies, professionals and individuals, many engaged in national and international business activities. His clients include out-of-state and international entities seeking local representation. He has handled numerous genres of business litigation, including shareholder, partner and limited liability company member disputes, Uniform Commercial Code disputes,unfair competition, trade name disputes and franchise litigation. Richard also focuses his practice in real estate matters. In the past decade, he has been extensively involved in all aspects of mortgage fraud litigation for several national lenders, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as the FDIC. He is also a licensed real estate broker.
Richard's areas of expertise include an emphasis on construction litigation, including arbitration, and mediation of disputes on public and private works involving construction defects, professional liability of architects and engineers, latent and patent defects, extra work claims, changed conditions claims, delay claims, defective work claims, mechanic's liens and stop notice claims, and surety bond claims.
In the employment field, Richard has represented both employers and employees in a multitude of different labor and employment matters, including claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, defamation, violation of non-competition and trade secret agreements and Labor Code violations. He has successfully resolved statutory claims, such as FMLA, wage and hour claims and administrative complaints.
Prior to his current position as president of Richard E. Segal & Associates, which he has held for over 20 years, Richard was an associate attorney at a large Detroit-based national law firm, and then a partner in a suburban Detroit real estate and litigation boutique firm.
University of Michigan
Juris Doctorate, 1981