John D. Black
John Black focuses his practice on product liability, catastrophic injury/wrongful death, and commercial litigation. Recognized as one of the top nine Next Generation Partners in automotive litigation nationwide by Legal 500 US 2023, he defends Fortune 500 manufacturers and other companies in high-exposure automotive crashworthiness, premises liability, personal injury, and MDL/class action litigation throughout the United States.
John has experience in all phases of litigation both in and out of the courtroom, including trial, and has drafted appellate briefs in both state and federal courts. He has also assisted clients with government investigations involving NHTSA, the CPSC, and Transport Canada.
- University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, J.D., Canada-United States Law Journal, Executive Editor
- University of Michigan, B.A., James B. Angell Scholar, Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar, Varsity Track and Cross Country
- New York
- Ontario, Canada
Named to Best Lawyers' "Ones to Watch" list for Commercial Litigation, 2023
Named a Next Generation Partner (Top 9 Lawyers Nationwide) by The Legal 500 United States for Automotive Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action Law and Automotive Litigation, 2022-2023; named a Rising Star for Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation and Regulation, 2021
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2024
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