Richard L. Groffsky

Richard L. Groffsky

Sommers Schwartz PC

Recognized since 2007

Southfield, Michigan

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Richard Groffsky focuses his practice on medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, and has represented victims of devastating brain injuries and birth injuries in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, South Carolina, and Georgia in significant brain injury and birth injury cases.

Known for securing impressive verdicts and settlements – 25 of which exceeded $1 million – Rick’s accomplishments on behalf of his clients has earned him repeat recognition by "Best Lawyers in America" and "Super Lawyers." Rick currently serves as the Head of the firm's Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation Department.


  • One Towne Square, Suite 1700
    Southfield, MI 48076


  • DePaul University , Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Bachelor of Arts

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan


  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • Michigan Association for Justice - Member
  • State Bar of Michigan - Attorney Discipline Board, Panel Member, 1990 to present

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Automobile Collision
  • Brain Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death


  • Best Lawyers – 2007 to presentSuper Lawyers (Michigan) – 2006 to presentAV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 (Martindale-Hubbell)DBusiness Top Lawyer – 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, and 2018


Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury

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