John M. Simmerer

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Biography

John M. Simmerer is a trial attorney with more than 36 years of experience litigating insurance matters in Michigan. He is a former licensed Michigan Insurance Solicitor and is particularly qualified in insurance coverage disputes and insurance agents’ errors and omissions (E&O) law.

John advises and represents clients in litigation relating to a wide variety of insurance defense matters, including insurance agents E&O defense, coverage and insurance contract interpretation, as well as matters involving premises liability, auto negligence/no-fault, construction and product liability. He also handles cases of professional liability for architects, engineers and attorneys.

John is a former petty officer with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Michigan Bar Association and the Macomb County Bar Association. He was selected in 2010 as a “Top Lawyer” by Dbusiness magazine and he was listed in “Detroit’s Best Lawyers,” 2013 Edition. John also has been awarded and maintains the Martindale AV rating, the highest rating available.

News & Insights

EIGHT SULLIVAN, WARD, ASHER & PATTON, P.C. LAWYERS RECOGNIZED IN THE 2019 EDITION OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA
Southfield MI
August 15, 2018
EIGHT SULLIVAN, WARD, ASHER & PATTON, P.C. LAWYERS RECOGNIZED IN THE 2018 EDITION OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA
Southfield, Ml, USA -November, 2017
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TWENTY-FIVE SULLIVAN WARD ASHER & PATTON ATTORNEYS THAT ARE LISTED IN THE LEADING LAWYERS MAGAZINE, MICHIGAN EDITION
July 2017

Areas of Practice (3)

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

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
248.746.2716  Phone
248.746.2848  Fax
www.swappc.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 222, Southfield, MI 48075-8412
University Attended:
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, B.S., Business Administration, 1973; Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 1973
Law School Attended:
Detroit College of Law, Detroit, MI, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan; 1979, U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan; 1979, Michigan
Memberships:

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member of the State Bar District I Character & Fitness Committee since 2011-2016

Military:
U.S. Navy, 1971-1972
ISLN:
903707693

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (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.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0

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Southfield, Michigan

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