Joseph E. Grinnan - Sommers Schwartz PC

Joseph E. Grinnan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Joseph E. Grinnan

Of Counsel
toll free: 1-800-967-1234
phone: (248) 746-4060
fax: (248) 936-2134


Mr. Grinnan focuses his practice on tort litigation, and principally defense concentration in products liability, premises liability, pharmacy malpractice and construction site litigation.

He is married to a lawyer and they have two daughters in their twenties.  Joe is an active supporter of the Children’s Center of Detroit and a long-time member of Amnesty International.  He enjoys travel and book collecting, theater and films.  He made the decision to become a lawyer for a variety of reasons, but principally for the intellectual challenge.


- Wayne State University Law School, JD
- Oakland University, BA


- Insurance Defense


- State of Michigan
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan


Honors and Awards:

Published Works:

Five Volume Michigan Trial Guide, Matthew Bender

Professional Associations and Memberships:
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Michigan
- Oakland County Bar Association
- Detroit Bar Association
- Association of Defense Trial Counsel
- Defense Research Institute
- American Society of Pharmacy Law
- Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
- Detroit Bar Association
- Oakland County Bar Association

Office Location

One Towne Square, Suite 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
United States

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Other Information

Gender: Male