Mr. Kemsley has defended individual and class cases involving claimed violations of state consumer protection and deceptive practices laws, and federal laws and regulations including truth-in-lending laws. He has defended many large law firms in cases involving claims of legal malpractice and other misconduct. He has defended banks, corporations, insurance companies, and corporate directors in class action litigation. He also has handled trust and probate litigation involving business trusts, non-profits and foundations, and involving trusts and estates of wealthy individuals.
He has substantial experience in trademark and unfair competition litigation, letter of credit litigation, legal ethics matters, distributor termination cases, bankruptcy litigation, real estate and building restriction disputes, business acquisition and securities fraud cases, and products and premises liability matters.
Mr. Kemsley is a frequent speaker on matters involving professional responsibility and ethics. From 1990 to 1995 he was a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council. He was on the Council of the State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section from 1996 to 2000.
Court Admissions — Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court