Michael D. Cummings

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

     Civil Litigation
     Commercial Litigation
     Toxic Tort Litigation
     Insurance Coverage
     Product Liability
     Environmental Law

EDUCATION:
University of Utah (B.A. 1991)
Gonzaga University (J.D. 1995)

BAR ADMISSIONS:
State Bar of Michigan (2002)
State Bar of New York (2002)
District of Columbia (2001)
State of Utah (1995)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Eastern District of New York Federal Court
Southern District of New York Federal Court
Utah District Federal Court
EMPLOYMENT:
Associate at Harvey Kruse, P.C. (2008-present)
Associate at Blake Kirchner Symonds Larson Kennedy & Smith, P.C. (Detroit, MI 2002-2008)
Associate at Darger & Errante LLP (formerly of Coblence & Warner, New York, New York (2001-2002)
Partner at Cummings & Cummings (1995-2001)

EXPERIENCE:
Began legal career in Utah where he worked in a partnership with his father in a general law practice handling matters including: contracts, property, wills & trusts, business, guardian ad litem, and family law for approximately five years.

In 2001 he moved to New York where he worked at Coblence & Warner, which later became Hanly & Conroy and eventually Darger & Errante, LLP.  He represented the interests of Federal Mogul and other clients as both national counsel and local counsel in asbestos defense litigation. 

In 2002 he moved to Michigan where he continued to represent one of his New York friction clients on a local level.  In 2008 he joined the Harvey Kruse law firm where he continues his practice of toxic tort defense.  He has also branched out into other areas of law including civil litigation and insurance defense.

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