Steven E. Goren practices plaintiff’s personal injury law, malpractice, and class action litigation. He has achieved many large financial recoveries for his clients. He has a national reputation. He is licensed in both Michigan and Ohio, and has litigated cases with co-counsel in numerous other states nationwide. Mr. Goren is a past Chairperson for the American Trial Lawyer Association (now American Association of Justice) litigation group on CRPS and RSD. He has litigated CRPS/RSD cases in more than a dozen states. He also has successfully handled both state and national class actions, and settled one of the largest class action cases ever brought under the Michigan Consumer Protection Act. And, he achieved the largest medical malpractice verdict ever in Lapeer County.
Mr. Goren graduated Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1984. Mr. Goren has been an adjunct processor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He has contributed to several legal books, including Torts: Michigan Law and Practice (2d ed 2000 amp; Cum Supp), Michigan Causes of Action Formbook (1996 amp; Cum Supp) and A Practical Guide to Depositions (1998). He has lectured for the Michigan Judicial Institute, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Michigan. He serves on ICLE’s Litigation Advisory Board and has written articles about Michigan personal injury law for the Michigan Bar Journal, the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter, the General Practitioner and Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He is a member of the Michigan Trial Lawyers Executive Board.
Mr. Goren has achieved Martindale Hubbell’s top “AV” rating, was included in Law and Politics’ list of “Superlawyers,” and is listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who In American Law.
Bradley B. Harris was born and raised in metropolitan Detroit. He went to the University of Michigan, where he graduated from the College of Literature, Science and the Arts with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.
He studied law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating Cum Laude in 1997. While attending law school, he was a member of many organizations including the prestigious Frank Murphy Honor Society.
Since becoming a member of the bar, Mr. Harris has earned a reputation as a champion for the rights of individuals. His practice includes personal injury cases arising out of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and other acts of negligence. Additionally, he handles disability and auto insurance disputes. He has been involved in many million dollar recoveries – including a recent million dollar settlement involving a trucking accident.
Mr. Harris has a particular interest in motor vehicle accidents causing brain injuries and has successfully resolved numerous cases where his clients’ brain injury was being questioned by the defense.
Mr. Harris has achieved Martindale Hubbell’s top “AV” rating and was included in Law and Politics’ list of “Superlawyers.”
Brett D. Altman joined the Goren, Goren & Harris team of experienced attorneys in 2011, after having practiced law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey at the multinational law firm Cozen O’Connor. There, he represented clients in million dollar cases involving automobile accidents, legal malpractice claims, contract and lease disputes, entertainment law and real estate matters. He tried cases to verdict, and recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in arbitration awards.
Mr. Altman holds an Ivy League law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from Wharton Business School. He is a former summer clerk for Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is licensed to practice in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Mr. Altman also has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in numerous other states.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Altman has made a name for himself representing clients in car accident cases, even where the client was at fault for the accident. He has helped many at-fault clients receive compensation for their medical bills, nursing care, lost wages, and help with household chores — even if the client had no car insurance.
Many of Mr. Altman’s clients have the horrible injury known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). Mr. Altman’s familiarity with this condition, vigor in the courtroom, and respect in the community have helped him obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars for these clients.
Mr. Altman also devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing victims of motorcycle accidents, vicious dog bites and attacks, unsafe premises conditions (including trip-and-falls), and Social Security Disability (SSD) claims.
Mr. Altman’s success has received attention. In 2013, he was selected as one of the “Top Attorneys in Michigan” and a “Rising Star” based on peer recognition and professional achievement.
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Robert Goren graduated with honors from Wayne State University Law School near the top of his class. He helped found the Law Review at Wayne State, and was its first managing editor. In 1969 he won a personal injury lawsuit in Wayne County Circuit Court which was, at the time, the largest personal injury verdict ever in the state of Michigan. More recently, he achieved one of the largest dram shop settlements in the state of Michigan against a bar for wrongfully serving alcohol to a drunken patron.
He has been appointed to represent the State Attorney General’s Office in uninsured motorist cases. He has been the chairman of the Oakland County Bar Association subcommittee regarding relations between the medical profession and the Bar Association.
He has spoken at numerous Michigan Trial Lawyer Association educational meetings, has achieved Martindale Hubbell’s top “AV” rating, and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law, as well as in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Robert Goren retired in 2005.
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