Royal Oak, Michigan, June 19, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Jon Robert Steiger has re-joined the firm, after 15 years as a partner with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the largest litigation specialty firm in the world, where he was involved with some of the most significant litigation matters in any U.S. courts. He now brings that experience to the lower cost Howard & Howard platform. Mr. Steiger was previously with Howard & Howard in Michigan before joining Quinn Emanuel and relocating to Los Angeles in 2003. He is licensed in California, Illinois and Michigan, and will practice primarily out of the firm’s Metro Detroit offices, and also nationally, as well as from the firm’s other offices as needed.
Mr. Steiger’s practice spans the entire realm of corporate and commercial litigation, and he is experienced in a wide variety of business disputes. This includes, for example, corporate control and proxy contests, M & A transactions, shareholder oppression, director and officer duties and liabilities, securities fraud, commercial contracts, real estate development and leasing, ERISA fiduciary duties, insurance coverage issues, patent, trademark and other intellectual property cases, trade secrets, non-competition covenants and unfair competition. He also handles False Claims Act cases, interference with contracts and business relationships, fraud, misrepresentation and other business torts, as well as vendor, supplier, dealer, distributor and manufacturer’s representative and franchise terminations. Throughout his career, he has also defended many types of employment cases, including all types of discrimination claims, whistleblower and qui tam claims, and wage-hour and other FLSA claims.
Mr. Steiger received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, and his B.S. from Duke University.
Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Many of our lawyers have substantial industry-specific experience, providing us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including among others: automotive and industrial; cannabis; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; hospitality; private equity; and retail. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.