Phil DeRosier has nearly 20 years’ experience representing industry-leading corporations, banks, insurance companies, and individuals in the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. Phil has briefed and argued a wide variety of appeals, ranging from commercial contracts to insurance to business torts. He also devotes a significant part of his practice to briefing dispositive motions and working with trial counsel on pre- and post-trial motions, jury instructions, and preserving issues for appeal.
Phil is a past Chair of the Governing Council of the State Bar of Michigan’s Appellate Practice Section, and is consistently recognized in Best Lawyers and Michigan Super Lawyers in the area of appellate practice. Phil is co-chair of the Michigan Appellate Bench Bar Conference and a contributing author to the Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Michigan Appellate Handbook. Before joining the firm, Phil served as a law clerk for former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr., and was a staff attorney at the Michigan Court of Appeals.