Birmingham attorney David S. Mendelson concentrates his law practice in the area of complex commercial litigation, business litigation and
family law.

The Mendelson Law Firm has obtained multiple million-dollar jury verdicts, has successfully represented many clients, and has appeared on various news programs, including 20/20, discussing trial successes. In July 2009, Mr. Mendelson obtained the 7th largest verdict in the United States as referenced by Verdict Search in its Top 100 Verdicts of 2009. That matter was settled in 2010 for $500,000,000.

Mr. Mendelson was selected Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year for Family Law – Detroit Area for 2014”. He has regularly been recognized in both Best Lawyers in America and the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers from 2007 through 2014, for both commercial litigation and family law, and was named by Super Lawyers in 2012 as one of Michigan’s Top 100 Lawyers. He has received the highest AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 12 consecutive years. In 2007, he was also inducted into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Mendelson’s participation in divorce actions between high-net worth individuals draws on the skills and experiences he has developed in his commercial litigation practice. As with commercial litigation, many of these divorce actions concern multiple millions of dollars in assets. The result depends on complex financial investigation and analyses. To accomplish results, Mr. Mendelson coordinates a highly-skilled professional team from various disciplines to provide the greatest opportunity for success.


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