BIRMINGHAM, Mich., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvey R. Weingarden has joined the law offices of Lippitt O'Keefe, PLLC as a partner at the Birmingham-based firm.
A practicing attorney since 1980, Weingarden has extensive experience in the areas of business litigation, franchise law and business torts. His practice has focused on franchise disputes, as well as civil, commercial and personal litigation.
"Weingarden is a great addition to our team of experienced attorneys," said Norman Lippitt, founding partner of Lippitt O'Keefe, PLLC. "He's mastered the intricacies of business law, has served as counsel for various local automotive-related businesses and also is available as an arbitrator in all areas of litigation."
A case evaluator for the Wayne and Oakland County Circuit Courts, he is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and a member of the Master Lawyer's Section.
Weingarden holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is a cum laude graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law (formerly Detroit College of Law), where he was an associate editor of the college's Law Review.
A native of Detroit, he currently resides in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Located in Birmingham's downtown business district at 370 E. Maple Road, Lippitt O'Keefe, PLLC serves clients in areas of complex commercial litigation, constitutional law, family and matrimonial law, professional employment litigation, dispute resolution and state and federal appeals.
The firm's attorneys also have extensive experience in corporate law, real estate development, lending, estate planning, tax law, entertainment law and other intellectual property matters.
Norman Lippitt, a well-known Michigan trial lawyer, formed Lippitt O'Keefe with Brian O'Keefe after Leonard Hyman, a partner at Hyman Lippitt, passed away in 2010. A Detroit native, Lippitt is the author of In The Trenches: Guerrilla Warfare and Other Trial Tactics. The book outlines a variety of winning, battle-tested courtroom strategies and is available on Amazon.com.
Additional information about Lippitt O'Keefe, PLLC is available on the Internet at www.lippittokeefe.com.
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