Tom Wienner graduated cum laude in general studies from Harvard College in 1975, and magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1978. He was a Note and Comment editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform.
Mr. Wienner has specialized in litigation since 1978. He began his career as an associate at Dykema Gossett in Detroit, and later became the hiring partner and the youngest member of the partner compensation committee. From 1992 until 2003, he was a managing shareholder of Feeney Kellett Wienner & Bush P.C. in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Together with Seth Gould, Wienner formed Wienner & Gould P.C. in July 2003.
Mr. Wienner has had extensive first-chair trial experience in both commercial and product liability lawsuits having tried cases in federal and state courts in Michigan and around the country. In commercial litigation, he has a broad range of experience, including franchise and employment cases, securities lawsuits and arbitrations, and contractual, trade secret, and other business lawsuits. In product liability cases, Mr. Wienner has represented manufacturers of pharmaceutical products, automobiles, tires, and various consumer goods.
Mr. Wienner is admitted to practice before the Michigan state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Mr. Wienner is a member of various bar associations, including the Detroit Metropolitan, Oakland County, State of Michigan, American Bar, and Federal Bar, Business Litigation and Franchise Sections.
Mr. Wienner is ranked as 2015 Best Lawyer by US News.
Martindale-Hubbell, a nationally recognized directory of attorneys, has rated Mr. Wienner "AV," the highest possible rating of his legal ability and ethical standards, as established by confidential opinions from members of the Michigan Bar.
As Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of AmericaTM, Mr. Wienner is an invitation- only member of the trial lawyer honorary society. Membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. The composition of the LCA is aggressively diverse, with recognition of excellence among American litigation and trial counsel across all segments of the bar.
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