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Protecting The Rights Of The Insurance Industry For More Than 30 Years.

Since opening its doors in 1988, Anselmi Mierzejewski Ruth & Sowle P.C. has remained committed to serving as a trusted, accessible and aggressive advocate.

As a premier insurance defense firm based in Bloomfield Hills and handling claims throughout the state of Michigan, A-M Law has helped clients contain costs for more than three decades. Our firm is recognized throughout Michigan as assertive insurance defense advocates who are fiercely loyal to our clients.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Insurance Defense

Call 248-972-8878 today to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Mark D. Sowle

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 2004
    • J.D.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 2001
    • B.A.
    • Major: History

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Kevin P. Wirth 

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2009

Education:

  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
  • J.D. - 2009
  • Michigan State University , East Lansing, Michigan
  • B.A. - 2006
  • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member, 2011 to Present

Attorney Michael D. Phillips

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • 2009
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. - 2006

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Christopher A. Lawicki

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2011

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan, 2011 to Present
  • Oakland County Bar Association, 2011 to Present

Attorney Christopher P. Endres

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: National Moot Court Semi-Finalist
  • Michigan State University
    • B.S. - 1997

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Negligence Section of State Bar of Michigan

Attorney Michelle A. Endress

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Education:

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: International Relations

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Mark L. Nawrocki

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: 2005 ATLA National Mock Trial Competition, Pennsylvania
    • Honors: 2004 National Moot Court Competition, Ohio
    • Honors: 2004 Pace Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, New York
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Pre-law

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Federalist Society
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Professional Ski Instructors of America

Attorney Rita Arabo

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2011

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Political Science and International Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan

Attorney John D. Ruth

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1994
  • Illinois, 1995
  • Colorado, 1997

Education:

  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1994
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • 1991

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Colorado, Member

Attorney Kevin D. Caponi

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2018

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Oakland University, Auburn Hills, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association, 2018 to Present

Attorney Daniel E. Gumtow

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2018

Education:

  • University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2018
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Public Policy

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Nakisa Monavvari

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2016

Education:

  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2009
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Spanish

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Jeffrey L. Pietsch

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2011

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2010
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: English

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan, 2011 to Present

Attorney Adriane N. Rasmussen

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2019

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2018
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.S. - 2015
    • Major: Business Management
    • Minor: English
    • Minor: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Taylor R. Goodwin

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2020

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2019
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - - 2016
    • Major: Public Policy and Spanish

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member , 2016 - Present
  • Detroit Bar Association, Member, 2020 - Present
  • Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2018 - Present

Attorney Blake W. Carmichael

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2021

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2021
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign , Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2018
    • Major: Political Science & Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Taylor N. Berry

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2020

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2020
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.S. - 2017
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Marla R. Jacobs

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1998

Education:

  • Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. – 1997
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: Elementary Education

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Lauren N. Brezenski

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2011
  • Arizona, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2012

Education:

  • Phoenix School of Law, Phoenix, Arizona
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Ferris State University
    • B.S. - 2007
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Attorney Alice E. Bell

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2009

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Earned eight Certificates of Merit, and was inducted into the national Order of Scribes, for excellence in legal writing
  • Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
    • A.B.A.-approved Paralegal Certificate - 2001
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
    • B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Attorney Brian K. Voorheis

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2017

Education:

  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Oakland University
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Business and Marketing
    • Minor: Operations Management

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Alexander A. Wilson

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2021

Education:

  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2021
  • Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2017
    • Major: Legal Studies
    • Minor: Criminal Justice

Attorney Abraham J. Newhouse

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2021

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2021
  • University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
    • B.A. - 2018
    • Major: History

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Anthony P. Sinishtaj

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2017

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2013
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Detroit Bar Association

Attorney Nicholas R. Aukerman

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2021

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2020
  • Calvin University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2017
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Michelle (Elyse) Urbanek

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2018

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2016
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • M.A. - 2011
    • Major: Near Eastern Languages
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Major: French Language

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member, 2018 – Present

Attorney Katrina Huotari

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2022

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2022
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2019
    • Major: Communication & Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Attorney Morgan Walters

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2022

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2022
  • Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2020
    • Major: Integrative Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Tara Gonzales

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2022

Education:

  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, Irvine, California
    • J.D. - 2021
  • California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California
    • B.A. - 2018
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Attorney Melissa A. Pode

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2012

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2007

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Kevin Thompson

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2020

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2020
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
    • B.S. - 2015

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Detroit Bar Association

Attorney Timothy O'Connor

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2016

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor - 2016
  • University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan
    • B.B.A. - 2013

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan Bar Association

Attorney Anthony M. Leo

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2023

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • B.S.
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association

Attorney James Gaydos

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2023

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2023
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2020
    • Honors: cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

Attorney Michael D. Calvert

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2023

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2023
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.S. - 2019
    • Major: Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy
    • Minor: Chinese

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Michigan State Bar Association

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