Jay Yasso

Jay Yasso

Sommers Schwartz, PC
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • Michigan
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Summary

Jay Yasso, a senior shareholder with Sommers Schwartz, focuses his practice on medical malpractice, automobile negligence, and personal injury. He has litigated, mediated and facilitated numerous multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of injured victims for over twenty years, and his experience and expertise allows him to sit on mediation panels in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb County Circuit Courts.

In addition, for the last 23 years, Jay’s professional practice has also focused on representing individuals and businesses in the entertainment industry, including representing record companies, recording artists, music and film producers, production companies, artist managers, agents, songwriters, music publishers, models and modeling agencies, authors and literary publishers. Services provided to entertainment clients include counseling clients in the entertainment field, contract drafting and negotiation and litigation.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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6th Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Sommers Schwartz, PC
- Current
Partner
Hertz Schram
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Associate Attorney
Plunkett & Cooney, P.C.
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Education
Wayne State University
M.A. | International Relations
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Boston College
B.A. | Economics
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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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Awards
“Top Lawyers”
DBusiness
AV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0
Martindale-Hubbell
Michigan Super Lawyers – 2009 to present
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area
Member
Current
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Michigan Association for Justice
Member
Current
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International Association of Entertainment Lawyers
Member
Current
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Sports Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Arabic American Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
Current
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Lebanese American Camber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Oakland, Wayne and Macomb Counties
Case Evaluator
Current
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State Bar of Michigan # P75302
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Sommers Schwartz P.C.
1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 443-4145
Telephone: (248) 746-4012
Fax: (248) 936-2112