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Dykema’s Detroit Office Adds Litigator James R. Case

December 6, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of James R. Case to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a member in the firm’s Detroit office. Case joins Dykema after practicing with Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC’s Detroit office for more than 38 years.

Case’s practice focuses on commercial, contract, construction, and surety law. Throughout his career, he has provided ongoing representation for numerous design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers in a wide range of business matters, including defense and prosecution of claims relating to damages for delay, differing site conditions, construction change directives, owner interference, design errors/omissions, and contract interpretation in connection with public and private construction projects. Case also represents sureties in large and small matters including defaults, litigation, and claims against performance and payment bonds.

Case also serves on the American Arbitration Association’s National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, and the American Arbitration Association's Large, Complex Case Panel. He has served on numerous arbitration and mediation panels and regularly attends alternative dispute resolution continuing education and training.

“We couldn’t be more excited to add Jim and his robust commercial contract knowledge to our Litigation group,” said Mike Cooney, Director of Dykema’s Litigation Department. “For nearly four decades, he has successfully represented organizations. His wealth of experience, as well as his familiarity with arbitrations, will be extremely valuable to Dykema and our clients.”

Case earned a J.D., with honors, from St. Johns University Law School, as well as a B.A. from Colgate University.