Edward A. Frankfort     Member

Mr. Frankfort concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, representing business clients in contract disputes, intellectual property, trade secrets and business torts, employment, real property, injunction proceedings and related matters in state and federal courts through litigation and trial.  He further advises clients with contract drafting, terms and conditions, negotiations, strategy and risk management, and also serves as Outside General Counsel.  Mr. Frankfort has also represented clients on various matters in Europe.

Mr. Frankfort formed Frankfort Law Group PLC to serve business clients and provide expertise, experience, excellence and efficiency.  His clients range from closely held, to middle-market, to Fortune 500, across a spectrum of industries, including automotive, aerospace, high-tech, information technology, manufacturing and software.

Mr. Frankfort has been recognized by DBusiness Top Lawyers, Michigan SuperLawyers, SuperLawyers National Business Edition, America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Litigation Counsel of America, and has been named to the Michigan Top 100 Lawyers List in Michigan SuperLawyers.  Prior to founding Frankfort Law Group PLC, he was a partner at Detroit-based Bodman PLC.

Education:

University of Michigan

University of Toledo College of Law

Representative Clients:

BorgWarner Inc.

Gehring, L.P.

Hegenscheidt MFD Corp.

ISI Robotics, Inc.

Johnson Electric North America, Inc.

Logicalis, Inc.

MAG IAS, LLC

Metaldyne Performance Group, Inc.

Admitted:

Michigan 1995

United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan

United States District Court Western District of Michigan

United States District Court Northern District of Ohio

United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

Published Decisions:

Northstar v Exhibit Enterprises, Inc, 364 FSupp 2d 648 (ED MI 2005)

Glasstech v Chicago Blower Corp, 675 FSupp 2d 752 (ND OH 2009)

Yaldu v Bank of America Corp, 700 FSupp 2d 832 (ED MI 2010)

Professional:

American Inns of Court - Oakland County Chapter

Federal Bar Association - Eastern District of Michigan Chapter

Federal Bar Association - Eastern District of Michigan Court Historical Society

Litigation Counsel of America

Oakland County Bar Association

Oakland County Bar Foundation

State Bar of Michigan

Languages:

English

German

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