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Boyd White III Member

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2008

University of Michigan, B.T.A., 2002

Boyd White III is a member of Dykema's Products and Professional Liability Litigation Group in the Detroit office. Mr. White is experienced in all aspects of commercial litigation including discovery, trial pleadings, depositions, preparation of witnesses for trial and conducting trials. 

Immediately prior to joining Dykema, Mr. White served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Office of the Oakland County Prosecutor, where he tried 20 cases to verdict including both bench and jury trials. Additionally, Mr. White conducted in excess of 75 preliminary examination hearings.

During his association with an AmLaw 200 firm, his civil trial experience was highlighted by his involvement in a week-long federal bench trial involving alleged banking losses suffered in a phishing scam, where he conducted direct examination of defense witnesses.

A 2011 graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Midwest Trial Training Program, Mr. White also completed three additional trial training programs.

  • Klassen v Trent, Wayne County Circuit Court, Detroit, MI (2018). Trial counsel for defendant driver in wrongful death claim involving a collision between an SUV and a motorcycle. Plaintiff requested over $9 Million in damages at trial. Defense verdict.
  • Migdalewicz v Hollie, Oakland County Circuit Court, Pontiac, MI (2018). Trial counsel for defendant driver in auto negligence claim involving a collision between an SUV and a bicycle. Plaintiff requested 3 Million in damages at trial. Defense verdict.

Community/Civic Activities

  • Neighborhood Services Organization (NSO), Member of Board of Directors
  • International Gospel Center Church, Executive Director of Youth Ministry

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation and Regulation, 2021

Named to the 2021 Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" list for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts and Personal Injury - Products: Defense, 2014-Present