Terry J. Pawlowski

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Civil Litigation
Toxic Torts
Product Liability
Civil Rights and Employment Law
Commercial and Business Litigation
EDUCATION:
Detroit College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1984)
Wayne State University (B.A., 1971)
BAR ADMISSIONS:
State Bar of Michigan (1984)
U.S. Dist. Court for the Eastern District of Mich. (1984)
U.S. Dist. Court for the Western District of Mich. (1994)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2004)
EMPLOYMENT:
Shareholder, Harvey Kruse, P.C. 1991-Present
Associate, Harvey Kruse, P.C. 1984-1991
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:
Clarence Burton Memorial Scholarship, Property
American Jurisprudence Award, Criminal Procedure
EXPERIENCE:
Trial attorney successfully representing numerous clients in circuit and district courts throughout Michigan, United States District Court for both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Michigan Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Since joining Harvey Kruse, P.C. in 1984 has represented many and varied clients throughout the state in asbestos property damage and personal injury litigation. Has tried cases to a successful conclusion involving civil rights and employment discrimination, as well as those involving serious personal injury as the result of third party automobile liability, premises liability as well as asbestos liability.
Developed a long history of achieving favorable resolution of cases by motion or other means in commercial and business matters. Presented seminars and counseled employers on various employment issues including discrimination, ERISA, FMLA and EEOC proceedings.
Prior to practicing law worked as a quality control chemist for a pharmaceutical manufacturer for three years. Later became a pharmaceutical hospital representative responsible major local and teaching hospitals.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:
American Electric Power Company
C.W. Industries, Inc.
Cleaver Brooks Company
Darco Southern, Inc.
Emerson Electric Co.
Fisher Controls International, LLC
J.H. France Refractories
Manitowoc Company
Nationwide Indemnity, Inc.
Wausau Insurance Companies
MEMBER:
State Bar of Michigan
Negligence Law Section
Labor and Employment Law Section
Defense Research Institute
MILITARY SERVICE:
United States Army Reserve, 524th Army Security Agency Co., 1967-1973
REPRESENTATIVE TRIAL & APPELLATE DECISIONS:
Detroit Bd. Of Educ. V. Celotex Corp, 196 Mich. App. 694, 493 N.W.2d 513, 79 Ed. Law Rep. 1012 (1992).
Williams v. Nevel’s-Jarrett Associates Inc., 171 Mich.App. 119, 429 N.W.2d 808 (1998).
Biondo v. Life Ins. Co. of North America, 116 F.Supp.2d 872, Pens. Plan Guide (CCH) P23,969G (E.D.Mich., 2000)
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