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Howard & Howard represents a diverse group of clients up and down the supply chain, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Tier I and Tier II suppliers, aftermarket manufacturers, technology partners, dealerships, and banks and lenders. From our main office at the center of the worldwide automotive industry, and in offices across the U.S., we help our clients thrive and compete in an ever-changing climate.

Because progress results from forward movement, clients look to us to get deals done. We offer broad transactional experience, such as:

Technology is the backbone of the auto industry. Advances in machinery and equipment, mechanization, automation, connectivity, and autonomous vehicles continue to make intellectual property a critical focus. Howard & Howard has the talent to provide clients with strategic IP counsel, manage their IP portfolios, and address the spectrum of their ongoing auto industry IP needs:

Government oversight is a constant in the automotive space, and failure to comply with regulatory requirements can take a toll on a company’s finances and operations. Our automotive attorneys guide clients around administrative obstacles, helping them navigate: 

When differences become disputes and compliance is unduly burdensome, our litigators appear in state and federal courts, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration and other ADR forums, pursuing and defending clients’ rights in:

Our attorneys are intimately familiar with legal and business issues that auto industry players—ranging from global manufacturers to closely held, family businesses—encounter every day. We’re not just a law firm headquartered in the Motor City. We’re a law firm for the Motor City and beyond.