William S. Stern

William S. Stern

Managing Partner
Southfield, Michigan

William S. Stern and the lawyers associated with the firm are considered the top lawyers in the area. You need the best lawyers as the insurers and large corporations have unlimited resources that they use to eliminate or lower your recovery. When you walk into court with William Stern, you show the opposition that you demand and will receive respect and fairness.

William Stern has been a lawyer since 1977. He is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Law and the University of Michigan. He has prepared and successfully tried all types of complex cases, such as medical malpractice, construction accidents, car and truck collisions, workers' compensation and Social Security claims. He has earned the highest ratings from other lawyers as evidenced by his top "AV" rating by the Martindale-Hubbell© attorney rating system for skill, competence and integrity. He is well-respected throughout the metro Detroit area and is a Sustaining Member of the Michigan Association of Justice (formerly the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association), the Oakland County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan Negligence, Workers' Compensation and Family Law sections.

Areas of Practice

  • Work Related Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Auto Collisions

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1995


  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.G.S., Bachelor of General Studies - 1973
    • Major: General Studies/Near Eastern Studies


  • Legal Research Ass., 1975

Honors and Awards

  • “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell©

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Association of Justice (formerly the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association), Sustaining Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan - Negligence, Workers’ Compensation and Family Law sections

Past Employment Positions

  • Kozlow, Woll, Crowley & Berman, Trial Lawyer, 1978 - 1981
  • Gittleman & Paskel, Trial Lawyer, 1977 - 1978


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Arabic