Gary M. Saretsky

Gary M. Saretsky: Attorney with Saretsky Hart Michaels & Gould PC AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Member, 1978-1980 and Vice Chancellor, 1979-1980, Moot Court. Angell Scholar. Recipient, Branstrom Prize, University of Michigan. Member, Advisory Board to the University's Michigan in Washington Program. Lecturer: Midwest Securities Law Institute; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), formerly the NASD and NYSE; Michigan Association of CPAs. Arbitrator: FINRA and American Arbitration Association; Mediator, American Arbitration Association. DBusiness Magazine 2011 Top Lawyer in the area of Securities Law. Designation of Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional ("CRCP"), FINRA Institute at Wharton.

Litigation Counsel of American, a highly selective, invitation-only honorary society of trial lawyers comprised of fewer than one-half of 1% of American lawyers.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Securities and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Broker-Dealer Errors and Omissions
  • Directors and Officers Errors and Omissions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
248-502-3300  Phone
University Attended:
University of Michigan, A.B., with high distinction, 1977
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2001, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 1980, Michigan; 1980, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; U.S. Supreme Court; 1992, Colorado; 1992, Illinois; 1992, Indiana; 1992, Michigan; 1992, Minnesota; 1992, Ohio; 1992, Texas; 1992, Wisconsin
State Bar of Michigan (Securities Law Committee of Corporation, Finance and Business Law Section); American Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Alpena, Michigan, October 25, 1955
Reported Cases:
Bennett v. Shearson/American Express, 168 Mich. App. 80; 423 N.W.2d 911 (1987); Lund v. Shearson/American Express, 852 F.2d 182 (6th Cir. 1988); Harner v. Prudential Securities, 785 F.Supp. 626 (E.D. Mich. 1992), Aff'd 35 F.3d. 565 (6th Cir. 1994); Hartmann v. Shearson Lehman Brothers, 194 Mich. App. 25; 486 N.W.2d 53 (1992); Christy v. Kelly v. Prudential, 198 Mich. App. 215; 497 N.W.2d 194 (1993); Sheldon Company Profit Sharing Plan and Trust v. Oppenheimer & Co., 858 F.Supp. 663 (W.D. Mich. 1994); Ohio Company v. Nemecek, 98 F.3d 234 (6th Cir. 1996); City of Detroit Pension Fund v. Prudential Securities, 91 F.3d 26 (6th Cir. 1996), cert. den. 117 S. Ct. 1252; Ohio Company v. Nemecek, 96 F. 3d 234 (6th Cir. 1996).

Peer Reviews

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Birmingham, Michigan

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