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Harvey Weingarden

Of Counsel

Harvey’s practice emphasizes his understanding and mastery of the intricacies of business law.  He has extensive experience in the areas of business litigation, franchise law, and business torts, and is well respected for his legal abilities in those areas of law.  Franchise disputes are most central to his practice as is civil, commercial and personal litigation.

Local decision-making in a corporate environment is also a specialty, having served as counsel for automotive related local businesses.  Harvey is also available to serve as a private arbitrator in all areas of litigation.

Harvey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Michigan.  He then attended Michigan State University College of Law (then Detroit College of Law), where he was an associate editor of the Law Review and graduated cum laude.

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Antitrust Litigation 
  • Class Action Lawsuits
  • Complex Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Limited Liability Company and Corporate Litigation
  • Shareholder, Member, and Partner Disputes and Litigation
  • Supplier Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Worker Discrimination – Elliott Larsen Title VII
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education & Academic Honors

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. cum laude
    • Associate Editor of Law Review
  • University of Michigan, B.A., Economics and Political Science


  • Michigan Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, 2015-present
  • Business Top Lawyer, 2015-2017

Memberships & Appointments

  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Master Lawyer’s Section
  • Business Law Section
  • Oakland County Bar Association 
  • ​Business Court and Counsel Committee – chair 2023-2024
  • Circuit Court Case Evaluation Committee – past chair
  • Oakland County Bar Foundation – Life Member
  • Detroit Economic Club
  • Case Evaluator in Oakland and Wayne Counties