Thomas G. Cardelli

Thomas G. Cardelli




Phone: 248-544-1100, ext 2040
Fax: 248-544-1191

Practice Experience and FocusRecent AccomplishmentsServiceInterests

Practice Experience and Focus

Civil Litigation, with extensive trial experience, 160 jury trials and over 25 elevator/escalator trials. Commercial litigation disputes involving contract, trademark, environmental, and employment relationships.

Personal injury matters, involving product liability, elevator maintenance, construction defect, truck, motorcycle, auto, premises, asbestos and other toxic exposure claims. Have experience with Arbitrations, Mediations, and other ADR.

Over 25 matters accepted for review by either the Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Michigan, or the 6th Circuit Federal Court., Chairman of the Board of Directors OUR Credit Union

Recent Accomplishments

Last 10 Trials

  1. Herron, Estate of Kord Kostich v Monroe Motorsports, Wayne County Circuit Court Wrongful death suit regarding dealership liability
  2. TACS Automation, LLC v. Dana Driveshaft Manufacturing, LLC – Lucas County Circuit Court Ohio Commercial suit for breach under UCC
  3. James Hodgers v. Milnes Chrysler – Lapeer County Circuit Court Personal Injury Premises Claim
  4. Jill Manning v. Temeka Wells & Barbara Reid – Oakland County Circuit Court Auto Negligence Personal Injury
  5. Kimberly Hale v. Gary Brennan – Midland County Circuit Court Child Dart Out Personal Injury
  6. J&H Oil Co. v. R.W. Mercer Co. – Kent County Circuit Court Environmental Cleanup / Damages Suit for Gasoline Spill
  7. Sally Mullins v. Marianne Manor – Wayne County Circuit Court Toxic Mold Exposure Personal Injury
  8. Kevin Cooper v. International Paper Co. – U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan Railcar Packaging Suit, Personal Injury
  9. Walbridge Industrial Process v. Atlas Industrial Contractors – Wayne County Circuit Court Departing employee leaving with electronic records of former employer
  10. Dana v. Grede – Lucas County Circuit Court, Ohio Suit to restrain and damages

2019 MSD’s Granted

  1. Rufus Thomas Gaddies v Jonathan Miles Sloan, Roush Industries, Inc.
  2. Michael Bradley v Detroit Police Officer Randolph Williams and Greektown

COA Opinions

  1. Keith L. Bronner v. Rizzo Environmental Services, Inc., Court of Appeals of MI
  2. Michigan Department of Treasury v. National Interstate Insurance Company, Court of Appeals of MI
  3. Robert Hernandez v. Atlas Roofing Corporation, Court of Appeals of MI


  • Chairman of Board of Directors, OUR Credit Union of Michigan
  • Former Chair for The National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica (Finance Chair)


  • Marathon running and downhill skiing


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Troy Office

2800 Livernois Rd, #610
Troy, MI 48083
Phone: (248) 544-1100
Fax: (248) 544-1191

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