Mark S. Demorest

Managing Member

Mark DemorestProfile

Mark is the founder and Managing Member of Demorest Law Firm. He is a business and real estate lawyer, handling both transactions and litigation.

 

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1983
  • Elected to the Order of the Coif (top 10% of law school class)
  • Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979

 

Professional Experience

  • Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (between college and law school), investigated corruption in the award of state contracts
  • Practicing law for 29 years
  • September 1998, founded Demorest Law Firm, PLLC
  • Mediator Training Program through The Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Founded Demorest Dispute Resolution

Bar Admissions

  • All Michigan Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Affiliations

Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyer 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 (Business & Transactions)
  • D Business, Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, Real Estate Law, 2015
  • D Business, Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, Business Litigation, 2012
  • D Business, Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, Condemnation and Eminent Domain, 2011
  • D Business, Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, Business & Transactions, 2010
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • AV rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest possible rating and indicates that he has been rated by his peers as having the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards

Community Involvement

  • Harvard Club of Eastern Michigan, Board of Directors
  • Interviewer for Harvard College Admissions Office
  • Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, former member of Board of Directors, former Chairperson of Member Development Initiative
  • Dearborn Chamber of Commerce, former Chairperson of Nominating Committee, former member of Board of Directors
  • U.S. Lacrosse, Michigan Chapter, former member of Board of Directors

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Mark Demorest Selected as Case Evaluator for Business Court | Detroit Business LawDetroit Business Law - March 27, 2014

    […] Mark Demorest, Managing Member of Demorest Law Firm, PLLC and founder of Demorest Dispute Resolution, has been selected as a case evaluator for the business court division of Wayne County Circuit Court.  In 2013, Michigan business courts were established to handle business-related litigation.  Case evaluation is a mandatory process for all circuit court litigation in Michigan.  Mark’s expertise as a business lawyer has led to his selection as a case evaluator for this new area. […]