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David S. Mittleman

Managing Litigation Attorney
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Bio

David grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University where he graduated with a B.S. in Pharmacy. He worked as a full-time registered pharmacist for two years until moving to Michigan to pursue his education in law.

While attending Thomas M. Cooley Law School, David worked part-time with the law firm of ChurchWyble, P.C., now Grewal Law PLLC, until he graduated in 1985. At that time, he began working with the firm full-time, handling every facet of litigation and trial work. In 1990, he became a shareholder with the firm and continued handling all areas of litigation with an emphasis on medical, dental, and pharmacy, pharmacist negligence cases.

David has been involved with over 100 Civil Trials, (Auto Accidents, Premises Liability, Medical Malpractice, and Commercial liability cases), obtained many Million dollar plus verdicts & settlements, and recently participated in the Largest University Sexual Assault Scandal Settlement with MSU for $500 million.

Education

  • Taylor Allderdice High School, 1969-1974
  • University of Pittsburgh – Pre-Pharmacy, 1974-1975
  • Duquesne University – B.S. in Pharmacy, 1975-1979
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School – J.D., 1981-1984

Professional Experience 

  • Murray Pharmacy (stock, delivery, intern, registered pharmacist), 1972-1980
  • ChurchWyble, P.C./Grewal Law PLLC (law clerk, trial lawyer, partner), 1983-present

Professional Affiliations 

  • Michigan Association for Justice, 1985-present
    • Officer 2005-2006
    • Board of Governors 2000-2005
    • State Delegate 1998-2000
    • Executive Board 1985-2008
  • American Association for Justice, 1985-present
  • American Bar Association, 1985-present
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1985-present
    • Negligence Council 2007-2012
  • Ingham County Bar Association, 1985-present
  • Michigan Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions, 2003-2012
  • Michigan Democratic Party Treasurer, 2005-2007
  • Michigan Public Educational Facilities Authority, 2005-2010
    • Chair – 2008-2010
  • InjuryBoard.com, 2007-present
    • Advisory Board 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-present
    • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2009-present
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-present
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Michigan Finance Authority, 2010-present
    • Board Member
    Community Involvement
    • Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 1990-present
      • Executive Board
      • Congregation Officer
      • Legal Counsel to the Executive Board
    • Greater Lansing Jewish Welfare Federation, 1990-2000
      • Executive Board
    • Michigan State University, 1998-present
      • Hillel Executive Board 1998-2001
      • Jewish Studies Advisory Board 1998-present
      • John A. Hannah Society