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.

Mr. Watkins exceeded my expectations.

Mr. Watkins and his team were excellent to work with. Mr. Watkins is a very competent and trustworthy attorney. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. I highly recommend attorney Kenneth Watkins.

They are an awesome team and I would recommend them and their firm to anyone.

I contacted Sommers Schwartz to join a class action suit. Kevin Stoops and his assistant Veronica Stewart took my case and walked me through all the documents that I had to sign, explained everything to me, and won my case!

I want to express my sincere thanks to you.

I want to express my sincere thanks to you for getting justice for my son and restoring my hope in humanity. After his death, I labored for over one-and-a-half years to find an attorney to file the case. I am grateful to you and your firm for your unwavering belief in this case.

We ALWAYS received excellent service.

We were impressed with how the case was handled for my mom. Mr. Watkins exposed details of negligence that we were not aware of. After meeting him the first time, I had no doubt he was the perfect attorney to handle the case.

Mr. Watkins showed he was a great lawyer.

Mr. Watkins showed he was a great lawyer by the way he handled the case. He always kept me informed and the entire team was professional. I would highly recommend him and the firm.

You were kind enough to listen.

When it seemed that we would not be able to get anyone to listen to us regarding the details of our accident and any potential merit to a legal case, you were kind enough to listen, and subsequently bring this matter to a positive resolution.

Your ability, understanding, and compassion are truly remarkable.

Your ability, understanding, compassion and at time dispassionate way of speaking for those who no longer can speak for themselves are truly remarkable.

You went above and beyond expectations.

Our business is very complex with the different manufacturers we deal with and the rebate programs associated with them, and we feel the time, effort and your timeliness in understanding the different aspects of our case helped us with a reasonable resolution.

I greatly appreciate your assistance throughout this process.

I’m happy to put this case behind me once and for all. I greatly appreciate your assistance throughout this process. Thank you, Tad! I’m happily employed now and am enjoying a fresh start.

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