MICHAEL D. CAVANAGH focuses his practice on defense litigation in first and third-party auto negligence, personal injury, catastrophic first-party automobile claims, premises liability and general negligence. He has over 30 years of experience working as counsel for self-insured, insured and insurance company clients and has also worked in-house for several Fortune 500 companies.
Michael graduated with honor from Michigan State University and cum laude from the University of Detroit School of Law.
He is a Case Evaluator in both the Oakland County Circuit Court and District Court. He is a member of the Oakland County District Court Case Evaluation Committee and is the former chairperson of that committee. He is a member of the Michigan State Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association.
In addition to practicing in the state courts, he is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan. Michael has received the "AV" rating, the highest rating recognized by the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review rating system.