Harold Gurewitz

Harold Gurewitz: Attorney with Gurewitz and Raben, PLC
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  • Fort Washington Plaza, 333 West Fort Street, Suite 1400, Detroit, MI 48226
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Member, Moot Court. Recipient: U.S. Attorney General Award, 1978; Warrior of Justice Award, Legal Aid & Defender Association, 2011; Gilman Award for Outstanding Criminal Practitioners, Federal Bar Association, 1998; Award of Excellence, Legal Aid & Defender Association, 2011. Member, Editorial Review Board, Corporate Criminal Liability Reporter, 1986-1988. Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief, Economic Crime Unit, Eastern District of Michigan, 1973-1981. Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Department HUD, 1971-1973. Board Member, Legal Aid and Defender Association. Chairman, Legal Committee, Detroit Casino Study Commission, 1988. Member: City of Detroit, Board of Ethics, 1988; Editorial Advisory Board, Federal Criminal Rules and Practice, James Publishing. Commissioner: Detroit Board of Water Commissioners; Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, 1989-1993.

Areas of Practice (64)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Trafficking
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Bank Fraud
  • Credit Fraud
  • Appellate Practice
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Computer Crime
  • Computer Fraud
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Capital Offenses
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Death Penalty
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Fraud
  • Civil Drug Forfeiture
  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Forfeiture
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • False Claims Act
  • Internet Crimes
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Methamphetamine Crimes
  • RICO
  • Securities Fraud
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Embezzlement
  • White Collar Fraud
  • White Collar Crime
  • International Criminal Law
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Parole and Probation
  • Murder
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Forgery
  • Homicide

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
313-628-4733  Phone
313-628-4701  Fax
University Attended:
Michigan State University, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University, J.D., 1970
Year of First Admission:
1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1973, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 2002, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; 1970, Michigan; 1991, U.S. Supreme Court
Detroit, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan; Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers Association of Michigan (President, 1987-1988); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan.
Birth Information:
Benton Harbor, Michigan, November 22, 1945
Reported Cases:
United States v. Campbell, 291 F.Supp.2d 547 (E.D. Mich. 2003); United States v. Garcia, 68 F.Supp.2d 802 (ED MI, 1999); United States v. Debs, 949 F2d 199 (6th Cir, 1991); People v. Weiss, 191 Mich App 553, 479 NW2d 30 (1991); Callanan v. U.S., 881 F2d 229 (6th Cir, 1989); United States v. Garcia 143 F. Supp. 2d 791 (E.D. Mich., 2000); United States v. Mikell, 163 F. Supp. 2d 720 (E.D. Mich., 2001).
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 05/17/14 in Criminal Defense

  • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 06/02/14 in Criminal Defense

    Mr. Guerwitz is an excellent lawyer and deserves an AV rating. I have participated in cases with Mr. Guerwitz and he is an outstanding attorney. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a potential client.

    Mr. Guerwitz is an excellent lawyer and deserves an AV rating. I have participated in cases with Mr. Guerwitz and he is an outstanding attorney. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a potential client. Read less

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