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Overview

Overview

Steven Lefkofsky is an attorney in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Privacy & Data Security practice groups. Steve has extensive experience as a litigator with the ability to provide practical advice and counseling in all aspects of business operation to both small companies and technology start-ups to publicly-held corporations. 

Steve’s litigation practice includes representing clients in a variety of complex commercial and civil litigation matters, ranging from multi-million dollar fraud and breach of contract cases to a variety of claims for clients in the transportation/logistics industry.  He also represents clients involved in the break-up or dissolution of their businesses and has tried and arbitrated a variety of contract and construction disputes. 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
    J.D.
  • University of Michigan
    B.S. 

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Significant Matters

Significant Matters

  • Successfully defended shareholder in multimillion dollar shareholder oppression action
  • Successfully defended national architectural and construction firm against claims of negligence, breach of contract, and fraud in Federal Court, by successfully winning at both the summary judgment level, as well as obtaining a favorable verdict after a two week jury trial
  • Successfully defended multiple investors and developers against claims brought by GMAC, in litigation that lasted several years in the Upper Peninsula
  • Successfully handled hundreds of claims for national broker/logistic companies.
  • Counseled multiple technology startup companies through early funding, and ultimately IPO

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation, Board of Trustees