William L. Kiriazis



University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, Political Science and History,1977 Wayne State University School of Law, J.D. 1981


State Bar of Michigan 1981
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan 1981
United States District Court, Western District of Michigan 1992
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 1993


“AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell Peer Review, the highest rating given
“Super Lawyer”, State of Michigan, Construction Litigation, every year from the inception of the program
“Top Lawyer”, dbusiness Magazine


WILLIAM L. KIRIAZIS represents design professionals including architects, engineers and land surveyors in all aspects of their work from contract preparation to problem solving to litigation. He also represents owners, contractors and vendors in construction related matters.

In addition to construction law, Bill also has expertise in aviation litigation. He has been involved in a number of major air crash lawsuits including Northwest Flight 255 and Comair Flight 3272. He has experience in handling mass tort claims, complex lawsuits and federal court multi-district litigation.

Bill has handled a wide range of cases for a diverse group of clients from individuals to large multi-national corporations. He has tried many cases in the Michigan courts and the United States District courts. He is also an active participant in Alternative Dispute Resolution and serves as a mediator and arbitrator. Bill previously served as the President of Vandeveer Garzia, P. C. from 1997 to 2017.

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