Attorney Michael J. Sullivan, President, Collins Einhorn Farrell PC
P: 248-351-5413
F: 248-351-5430
Professional Liability
Product Liability Defense
General Civil Litigation
University of Detroit School of Law (J.D. 1983)
University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1980)
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Named the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants in Metro Detroit (2012, 2014, 2018)
Named the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants in Metro Detroit (2011, 2013, 2017)
Best Lawyers of America®, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants (2010-2018)
Best Lawyers of America®, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants (2010-2018)
Best Lawyers of America®, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2018)
Super Lawyers™, Professional Liability (2006-2017)
Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers™, (2009-2011)
Listed Top Lawyer, Professional Malpractice Law, DBusiness® (2011-2013, 2015-2017)
Listed Top Lawyer, Legal Malpractice Law, DBusiness® (2011-2013, 2015)
Listed Top Lawyer, Professional Liability, DBusiness® (2010)
“Leaders in the Law” Award, Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2013)
Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated (5.0 out of 5.0)
Served as neutral arbitrator for the National Association of Security Dealers

Michael J. Sullivan

Mike is the President and co-managing shareholder of Collins Einhorn Farrell PC. Mike has more than 30 years of litigation experience. In the professional liability arena, he has represented attorneys, physicians, accountants, architects, engineers, real estate appraisers, real estate brokers, and title agents in defense of significant claims involving personal injury, property damage and business loss. Mike also has substantial experience in product liability litigation. Mike maintains an active general civil litigation practice, including business disputes, insurance disputes, and personal injury defense. In the field of business litigation, Mike represents parties to commercial disputes, including tier one and tier two automotive suppliers in disputes with vendors and purchasers. Mike has a successful track record as a trial lawyer, including numerous defense verdicts on behalf of his clients.


Member and past Director, Officer and President of the Oakland County Bar Association
—-(President 2007-2008)
Board of Director and Past President, Oakland County Bar Foundation (President 2009-2010)
Member and Chairman of The Council of the Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Fellow, Oakland County Bar Foundation
Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation
Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), serving on the
—-Professional Liability Committee
Court approved facilitator and mediator


Legal Malpractice Report, Michigan Defense Quarterly (January 2010-Present)




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