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Martin C.Weisman, Mediator & Arbitrator, Bingham Farms, Michigan.

Martin C.Weisman

Weisman, Young & Ruemenapp, P.C.
30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 428
Bingham Farms, MI, 48025
Tel: (248) 258-2700
Fax: (248) 258-8927
Website: www.wysr-law.com
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Recognized to Michigan Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 2000
  • Total Mediations (as of May 2019): 1000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of May 2019): 64
Practice Percentages
  • DETROIT/WARREN/ANN ARBOR
  • GRAND RAPIDS
  • KALAMAZOO
  • LANSING
  • SAGINAW/MIDLAND/BAY CITY

Biographical

Mr. Weisman has specialized in commercial litigation for over 48 years, particularly in the areas of partnership, shareholder real estate and banking disputes, has prepared materials for and lectured in numerous continuing legal education programs, has represented shareholders, partners,borrowers, lenders, buyers and sellers, has testified as an expert witness on various aspects of banking, lending, corporate/partnership and real estate practices, as well as in profession negligence matters.

Mr. Weisman has an active practice as a court appointed special master, arbitrator, mediator, case evaluator, and facilitator in commercial disputes. Mr. Weisman has been named a Michigan Top Lawyer by Business Magazine each year since 2009 and a Michigan Super Lawyer by Michigan Super Lawyers each year since 2007.  Mr. Weisman is a part  Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan. His ADR related publications include: "Non-Neutral Parties Add Layer of Expense, A Neutral Arbitrator's View of Party Appointed Arbitrations", LAWYERS WEEKLY, April 6, 2009; "Mediators Should be Facilitators and Evaluators", LAWYERS WEEKLY, February 15, 2010; “Med/Arb: A Time and Cost-Effective Combination For Dispute Resolution”, LAWYERS WEEKLY,October 10, 2011; “Managing The Arbitration Process-Combining Carrots and Spurts to Determine Desired Process”; ICLE 10th Annual Advanced Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Institute, March 17, 2011. DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE volume 19 , number 3 , Spring 2013, published by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution "Med-Arb: The Best of Both Worlds"  and is an active ADR trainer and speaker.


Case Experience

  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Venture Capital

Education

Mr.Weisman received his education at Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A. Cum Laude in 1967); University of Michigan (J.D. in 1970).


Memberships & Affiliations

Member of the Detroit (Chairman Young Lawyers Section, 1974-75), Oakland County and American Bar Associations; the State Bar of Michigan (member of Young Lawyers Executive Council, 1973-76); Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Judicature Society, a former member of the Advisory Council of Real Estate and Money Magazine, a publication of the Banking Law Institute, member of Banking Law Institute, member of ABA Real Property Litigation Committee as well as the ABA ADR Committee, member of Real Property Law Section of State Bar Association of Michigan, Co-Chairman and founder of the ADR Committee of the Real Property Law Section, Chairman Oakland County Bar Association Circuit Court Committee (1987-88), member and Chair Elect of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council of the State Bar of Michigan;  member of Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMI); charter member of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys, a Fellow of the Michigan State and Oakland County Bar Foundations


Rates Information

$400/ hour including travel time and any out of pocket expenses and I reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee, not to exceed 1/2 of the scheduled  arbitration hearing dates or hours of mediation scheduled,  if any hearing or mediation is cancelled within 5 business days of the scheduled hearing or mediation . I charge a minimum fee of $2000 for any mediation day and a fixed fee of $4000/day for each day of arbitration hearings.

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