Marc D. Saurbier
Marc D. Saurbier has 29 years of experience in multiple areas. As a litigation attorney he has dedicated his practice to the defense of physicians and hospitals, trucking companies, and insurance companies, but he has also regularly represented businesses and individuals. This has allowed him to gain broad experience, and over his career Mr. Saurbier has litigated cases in medical malpractice, automobile and truck accidents, commercial fire and property damage, slip and fall/personal injury, contracts, commercial cargo, commercial and residential construction, criminal and driving offenses. Mr. Saurbier has also written appeals to the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, and U.S. Sixth Circuit. He has an I.C.L.E. Certificate in Estate Planning.
Mr. Saurbier was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan in 1959. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in 1982, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit School Of Law in 1986. He is admitted to practice in all Michigan courts, including the Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, as well as the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Saurbier is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, and he is a member of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, and the Trucking Industry Defense Association.
Mr. Saurbier resides in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan with his wife and two sons. He has practiced martial arts for years, and volunteers as an instructor at a martial arts school in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, where he also conducts free physical fitness classes that are open to the public. Additional hobbies include sailing, bicycling, gardening, and hiking.
Recent Presentations & Publications
- TIDA Annual State Law Summaries – Michigan Law, 2000 – Present
- Newsflash: “Michigan Supreme Court Holds that Peer Review Privilege Protects ‘Objective Facts’ Contained in Incident Reports,” April, 2015
- Newsflash: “Court of Appeals Divides Peer Review Privilege by Requiring Production of Factual Statements in Incident Reports,” January, 2014.
- “No-Fault Insurance Reform Will Mean Big Changes.” Saurbier & Siegan, P.C., Annual Legal Seminar, Detroit Athletic Club, May, 2013
- Newsflash: “Michigan Supreme Court Reverses Court of Appeals Preserving Probability Element of Proximate Causation,” December, 2011
Affiliations & Activities
- State Bar of Michigan
- Federal District Court, Eastern & Western Michigan
- Federal District Court, Idaho
- U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Macomb County Bar Association
- Trucking Industry Defense Association
- Michigan Defense Trial Counsel