Sullivan, Ward, Asher & Patton, P.C.

  • Established in 1951
  • Firm Size 35
  • Peer Reviews

    4.8/5.0 (81)
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About this firm

Sullivan, Ward, Asher & Patton, P.C. was founded in 1951 and has grown to its present size of approximately fifty attorneys over the past sixty-five years. Originally, formed by former claims managers and insurance personnel who are still Firm partners, the Firm naturally specializes as defense trial attorneys in various tort litigation in the field of medical and hospital malpractice, design professionals as well as accountants, attorneys, engineers, insurance agents and litigation and hearings before legislative and regulatory bodies.

The attorneys at Sullivan, Ward, Asher & Patton, P.C. have successfully handled matters from the trial level to the U.S. Supreme Court. Their litigation practice includes medical and hospital malpractice contract litigation, contract liability, municipal liability and labor matters.

Some years ago the Firm expanded and added specialists in the disciplines of various practices to form a complete and full service Firm and now maintains departments for corporate law, tax and estate planning and the handling of personal concerns of clients such as family and financial planning.

Areas of Practice (36)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Accountants Professional Liability
  • Aircraft Products Liability
  • Alcoholic Beverage Law
  • Architects Professional Liability
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Bond Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contract Liability
  • Corporate Commercial Litigation
  • Eeoc Litigation
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Engineering Professional Liability
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • General Negligence
  • Hospital Liability
  • Institutional Liability
  • Insurance Agents Professional Liability
  • Insurance Contract Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law
  • Lawyers Medical Professional Liability
  • Mergers And Acquisitions
  • Pension Plans
  • Products Liability
  • Ski Resort Owners
  • Operators Liability
  • Tax Planning
  • Litigation
  • Wholesalers
  • Dealers Liability
  • Workers Compensation

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Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Healthcare, Medical Malpractice Defense

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Banking & Commercial Transactions, Medical Malpractice Defense

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Automobile, Trucking & PIP Liability, Commercial Litigation, Engineering, Architectural and Construction Litigation, Ins ...

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Healthcare, Medical Malpractice Defense, Product Liability Defense

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5.0/5.0

Healthcare, Medical Malpractice Defense, Product Liability Defense, Professional Liability Defense

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5.0/5.0
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Grand Rapids, MI
Southfield, MI
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ADA Building Compliance, ADR Services, Building Trades & Engineering, Engineering, Architectural & Construction Litigati ...

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4.9/5.0 (3) Reviews

Insurance, Personal Injury & Property Damage Defense, Product Liability Defense

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4.8/5.0 (2) Reviews

ADR Services, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Engineering, Architectural & Construction Litigation, ...

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5.0/5.0

Bankruptcy Workouts, Creditor/Debtor Rights & Remedies

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5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (81 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Christopher B. McMahon by a Principal on 12/22/16 in Professional Liability Defense

    I have had the pleasure to work with Chris on multiple matters, some of which involved clients in common. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and honorable. Chris is a straight shooter upon whom you can depend and is a credit to our profession.

    I have had the pleasure to work with Chris on multiple matters, some of which involved clients in common. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and honorable. Chris is a straight shooter upon whom you can depend and is a credit to our profession. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Christopher B. McMahon by a Partner on 12/22/16 in Professional Liability Defense

    Chris McMahon is one of the best attorneys that I know. He is also one of the most ethical and decent lawyers out there. He is highly recommended to all.

    Chris McMahon is one of the best attorneys that I know. He is also one of the most ethical and decent lawyers out there. He is highly recommended to all. Read less

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Bar Registry

  • Administrative Law

  • Appellate Practice

  • Arbitration

  • Aviation Law

  • Banking Law

  • Bankruptcy Law

  • Business Law

  • Civil Rights

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Construction Law

  • Corporate Law

  • Creditors Rights

  • Employment Benefits Law

  • Environmental Law

  • Family Law

  • Health Care Law

  • Insurance Defense

    Representative Clients: Allstate Insurance Co.; American International Group; The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; William Beaumont Hospital; Beech Aircraft; Bormans, Inc. dba/Farmer Jack Supermarkets; City of Detroit; CNA Insurance Companies.

  • Labor and Employment Law

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Municipal Bond/Public Authority Financing

  • Pension and Profit Sharing

  • Personal Injury

  • Product Liability Law

  • Tax Law

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

  • Workers Compensation

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