Matthew H. Letzmann

Areas of Practice

  • Automotive Supply Chain Counseling
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Warranty and Recall Litigation and Risk Management
Matthew Letzmann maintains a diverse litigation practice with a specialization in complex commercial litigation and automotive supply chain counseling.¬† Mr. Letzmann’s experience in automotive disputes centers on warranty and recall matters and complex contract and UCC issues.¬† He frequently works closely with supplier clients in connection with root cause investigations to assess risk and limit exposure. He has successfully counseled a broad range of clients, including some of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. Mr. Letzmann has been named a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer” in business litigation by Michigan “Super Lawyers.” He is a graduate of Boston University School of Law (J.D., 2003).

Recent Experience Includes

  • Representation of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in hundreds of high stakes automotive supply chain disputes
  • National representation of leading tire manufacturer in catastrophic personal injury cases
  • Successfully¬†precluding expert testimony in numerous cases under Daubert and related standards
  • Negotiating cost recovery and other critical contract terms on behalf of many automotive suppliers

Education, Professional Associations and Awards

  • Boston University School of Law (J.D.Law Journal: International Law Journal, Note Editor 2003) Boston, Massachusetts
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (B.A.1999)
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan
  • Rising Star in Business Litigation, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2013-2017

Speaking Engagements

  • “Recalls: Navigating the New Normal” 2016 OESA
  • “Warranty: Terms, Trends and Best Practices in Complicated Times” 2017 OESA

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Past Employment Positions

  • Litigation Associate, Butzel Long
Specialists in High-Stakes Litigation, Bankruptcy and Supply Chain Counseling.
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