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Scott D. Stoner

Phone: (248) 864-4935
Fax: (248) 353-6440

Scott D. Stoner specializes in complex litigation matters, including:

  • Construction litigation;
  • Architect, engineer, and design professional malpractice claims;
  • Wrongful death claims involving hospitals and medical care facilities;
  • Legal Malpractice claims; and
  • Professional liability claims against Employment Agencies, Financial Planners, Home Inspectors, Insurance Agents/Brokers, Interior Decorators, Lawn Care Contractors, Medical/Testing Labs, Mortgage Bankers/Brokers, Nursing Homes and Real Estate Agents/Brokers

Mr. Stoner has successfully defended claims against design professionals for design defects, tortious interference, failure to inspect and delay damages, as well as handling contractor claims and surety and lien claims.  In addition, Mr. Stoner frequently represents shareholders in various business disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and usurpation of corporate opportunity.  Mr. Stoner has successfully tried cases in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Stoner’s contributions to the legal profession are not limited to the courtroom.  He has lectured extensively on various risk management issues for design professionals on areas such as contract drafting, project documentation, claims handling, and other issues that typically arise during the course of a construction project.

Mr. Stoner’s legal practice is centered on delivering the best possible legal outcome for his clients.  He works to ensure that clients make solid and informed business decisions.  Mr. Stoner’s legal representation goes beyond merely handling client’s legal issues.  He strives to educate clients on the law and to bring them as much information as necessary to ensure they make good business decisions.

Mr. Stoner provides uncompromising legal representation for businesses and professionals.  He relies on fifteen years of experience in the legal field and a background of academic excellence.  Mr. Stoner earned his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Political Science from Indiana University in 1993 and his Juris Doctorate at the University of Toledo College of Law in 1996.

Practice Areas

  • Architects, Engineers & Design Professionals
  • Construction Claims and Liens
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Miscellaneous Errors & Omissions
  • Appeals
  • Uniform Commercial Code Litigation
  • Title Insurance Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Public Entity Liability
  • General Liability

Education

  • Indiana University, B.A. in Economics and Political Science, 1993
  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D. 1996

Admitted to Practice

  • All Michigan State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member

Articles

  • The IGRA Dual Approval Process for Tribal Casinos on After-Acquired Land, Gaming Law Review (1998)