Christopher J. Petrick

11/05/2020
Christopher J. Petrick
Attorney

Christopher J. Petrick

Attorney

Christopher J. Petrick

Summary

Christopher focuses his practice in the areas of general liability and insurance coverage.  Christopher represents insurers, corporations, and individuals in a broad spectrum of general liability and defense matters, including defending first and third party automobile and premises liability cases.  Christopher has extensive trial experience, previously serving as a Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor. As a prosecutor, Christopher successfully handled hundreds of felony cases including securing jury convictions in several high-profile cases which garnered national media attention.  Before joining Collins Einhorn Farrell, Christopher also defended numerous corporations against construction defect and general liability claims.

 


Credentials

Education
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D., 2012)
  • Eastern Michigan University (B.S., 2009)
Admissions
  • State Bar of Michigan
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan – Young Lawyers, Negligence Law, Insurance and Indemnity Law
  • Federalist Society
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Community Involvement

In his spare time, Christopher volunteers as an Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach at Livonia Franklin High School.  He is also an active member of his church, Christ Our Savior, in Livonia, Michigan.

Accomplishments
  • Dickinson County Bar Association President (2013)
  • Ernie Goodman Trial Advocacy Tournament (2011) – Tournament Champion, Runner-Up Best Advocate
  • 5 Year Service Award – Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Association
Prominent Outcomes

Successfully argued a motion for summary disposition of Plaintiff’s premises liability claim.  Plaintiff’s case was dismissed with prejudice. February 2020.

Collins Einhorn Welcomes Christopher J. Petrick to Its General and Automotive Practice Group

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that attorney Christopher J. Petrick has joined the firm’s General and Automotive Liability practice group. Petrick focuses his practice in the areas of general liability and insurance coverage. He represents insurers, corporations, and individuals in a broad spectrum of general liability and defense matters, including defending first…

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