Our Experience \ Your Advantage

The attorneys at Sommers Schwartz have been consistently winning legal battles in Michigan, California, and around the United States. We are combat tested and battle proven, obtaining billions in settlements and verdicts for our clients.

ESTABLISHED
excellence

Talent, intelligence, resources, and determination give us an advantage in the legal arena. It is why we win big, time after time, year after year.

DECADES
of experience

For more than 45 years, we have outworked and outmaneuvered insurance companies, hospitals, and corporations to obtain results for our clients.

PROVEN
winners

Our team of attorneys and legal professionals have won more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients and their families.

A Trusted Authority

Our attorneys have been featured on local and national media outlets, including:

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Detroit personal injury lawyers

When you engage a Sommers Schwartz attorney, you are engaging a whole regiment of legal experts something few firms in the legal industry can do.

Choosing a law firm to represent you when you have been harmed is one of the most important decisions you may ever make. Choose wisely. Choose Sommers Schwartz. You pay nothing for our services until we win your case.

Our Promise: You will pay nothing until we win your case

Our winning track record & reputation speak for themselves

Sommers Schwartz attorneys are well known and highly regarded in each area in which we practice. Our reputation and winning track record are proof of our accomplishments.

Our Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injury
  • Unpaid Wages and Overtime
  • Employment Disputes
  • Class Action & Commercial Litigation

Reputation is everything. Sommers Schwartz attorneys excel in each of these areas, earning stellar reputations and achieving winning records for our clients.

Unlike law firms that pass your case off to another firm, we handle every aspect of your lawsuit in house. In fact, we are the firm to which other attorneys and former clients regularly refer cases.

Our Promise

We know your legal rights, and we will protect them as if we were fighting for our own families.

Helping our clients heal physically, emotionally, and financially is what drives us, and we will use our collective talents and resources to help you, always with a compassionate and personalized approach.

Expert litigators / Honest Counselors

Why Choose Sommers Schwartz

Sommers Schwartz is one of Michigan's premier law firms, with more than four decades of experience and rich heritage. We are confident that we can help you win your case, but confidence alone does not set us apart from other attorneys and firms.

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Customized Service

We give you service tailored to you from start to finish, and we personally handle each case we take. Our attorneys are trustworthy, understanding, and honored to help you and your family during a time of need.

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Depth of Talent

Our cooperative approach to practicing law gives us our professional edge. No one else has our depth of talent and experience, which is exactly what you need on your side.

Plus, there is no fee until we win your case.

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Collaboration and Teamwork

Although Sommers Schwartz has dozens of attorneys, we are more than just a group of lawyers who work together at the same firm. We are a team and actively strive to provide the best environment for clients and staff. Helping people heal after a severe or tragic event is our passion, and we will use our collective talents and resources to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

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Trusted Results

We are the firm to whom other attorneys refer their loved ones, thanks to our superior experience, knowledge, and heart.

That makes Sommers Schwartz different.

Ken Watkins and everyone at Sommers Schwartz went above and beyond.

Ken Watkins and everyone at Sommers Schwartz went above and beyond my expectations! They are professional, caring, and compassionate, and I can’t say enough or thank them enough for everything they did on my behalf.

You are outstanding!!!

I was so impressed with your knowledge of the law and the way you were able to step back and look at all the options while explaining it to me in layman terms. I would recommend you to anyone who is or has been a victim of workplace harassment, discrimination or any other employment issue.

I’m so appreciative.

You and your team handled everything so professionally and have been so personable and compassionate. In particular, your paralegal was wonderful to me, showed me and others such empathy, and made everything so smooth. I will be happy to recommend your firm to anyone who needs legal help.

Thank you for looking out for me, and having my back.

Thank you for trying to win. Thank you for putting in as much time as you did. Thank you for being patient with me. Thank you for looking out for me, and having my back. You made a big impression on me.

Mr. Turner was a guiding light.

Going through the legal process was foreign and nerve-racking for me but I was able to garner confidence from my attorney. I am fully confident he was the key factor in the success of my outcome.

Do you want the best? Hire Matt Curtis.

I was referred to Matt Curtis by an attorney’s office in the city where I live. From the first telephone conversation with Matt and his team, I felt confident I didn’t need to look any further for an attorney.

Mr. Watkins is an excellent attorney.

Mr. Watkins is an excellent attorney and we appreciate all his efforts to resolve our case! Thank you so very much for all you and your team did!

Your firm has tremendous skill and ethics.

Over the years I have referred cases to your firm in general and to Norm specifically knowing that the client would be handled with care and competence. I have always found that to be the case.

Mr. Watkins is extremely competent and professional.

Mr. Watkins is extremely competent and professional. I would recommend him in a heartbeat!

Our Clients Say It Best

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40 5-star reviews on Google

Attorney Referrals

Sommers Schwartz welcomes referrals from attorneys throughout the United States.

When you need to refer a matter to experienced lawyers with proven results, your search begins and ends here.

100% referral fee payment record

Over $60 million in referral fees paid in the last decade alone

Supporting Clients

Our attorneys are expert litigators, but also counselors who are committed to acting only in your best interest.

What Our Clients Can Expect

When you hire a Sommers Schwartz attorney you can expect an unrivaled level of service, honesty and respect. Our attorneys are expert litigators, but also counselors and are committed to acting only in your best interest.

We work on a contingency fee basis, so there is no payment for our services until we win your case.

You can expect:
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    Personalized service
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    A hand during a difficult and overwhelming time
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    Expert care
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    A level playing field
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    Honesty and respect, always

Respected in the Community

Sommers Schwartz's attorneys are well known for their exceptional track records and commitment to excellence. We continue to earn the respect of our peers and the community at large thanks to more than 45 years of high-quality service, civic and charitable involvement, and leadership within the legal profession.

We have had four past presidents of the Michigan Association for Justice within our ranks, and prestigious organizations and publications like Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Leading Lawyers continually and repeatedly recognize our attorneys for their accomplishments. Michigan Lawyers Weekly has honored several of our attorneys with its Leaders in the Law, Women in the Law, Up and Coming Lawyers, and Hall of Fame awards.

Because of Sommers Schwartz' high standards and success in the courtroom, we have been featured in the media by NBC New, Today, CNN, ABC, and more.

Our team has earned the respect of our peers and the community