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28400 Northwestern Highway, Second Floor
Southfield, Michigan 48034Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 248-354-4030
Fax: 248-359-6149
E-Mail: hheller@maddinhauser.com
www.maddinhauser.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 215, Southfield, MI 48037
Established: 1982

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Professional Liability (Non-Medical) Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Accountant Malpractice
  • Insurance Agents
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Securities Litigation
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About Us
Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C. is an established multi-specialty law firm. A strong component of the firm's practice is in the area of civil litigation/defense. The firm maintains a special expertise in non-medical professional liability including the defense of claims against attorneys, accountants, appraisers, architects and engineers, employers, agents and brokers, as well as directors, officers, and financial advisors. In addition, the firm is involved in the direct representation of insurance companies rendering coverage opinions and acting as counsel in coverage litigation. Substantial defense work is also done in the areas of FDCPA, rental housing, discrimination and all other forms of ADA. The firm has developed a quality team of professionals who realize that quality, cost-efficient legal representation includes both technical expertise and effective communication. Harvey R. Heller is the shareholder in charge of our defense practice and insurance coverage group.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACE USAACE Westchester Specialty Group
ACUITY, A Mutual Insurance CompanyAIG
Allied World National Assurance CompanyAmTrust North America
Aon Technical Insurance ServicesArch Insurance Group
Aspen InsuranceAxis Capital, Inc.
AXIS Specialty Insurance CompanyBCS Insurance Company
Beazley GroupBurlington Insurance Company
Chicago Insurance CompanyChubb Group of Insurance Companies
CNA Insurance CompaniesColony Specialty Insurance Company
Darwin National Assurance CompanyEndurance U.S. Insurance Operations
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyFreedom Specialty Insurance Company
General Star Management CompanyGreat American Insurance Company
Great West Casualty CompanyHanover Insurance Group
Hanover ProfessionalsThe Hartford
Hiscox, Ltd.HUB International Northeast, Ltd.
Ironshore Insurance, Ltd.ISBA Mutual Insurance Company
Liberty Insurance Underwriters, Inc.Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company
LVL Claims Services, LLCMarkel
Media ProfessionalsMinnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
Navigators ProNorth Pointe Insurance Company
OneBeacon Professional Partners, Inc.Philadelphia Insurance Company
Professional Liability Fund of the Oregon State BarProNational Insurance Company
ProSight Specialty InsuranceRepublic Western Insurance Company
St. Paul TravelersSedgwick CMS
Specialty National Insurance CompanySwiss Re/Westport Insurance Corporation
TorusThe Travelers Companies, Inc.
Underwriters at Lloyd's, LondonVirginia Surety Company, Inc.
XL CatlinZurich North America
Third Party Administrators
Custard Insurance Adjusters, Inc.Engle Martin Claims Administrative Services (EMCAS, Inc.)
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.Lancer Claims Services, Inc.
Lawyer's Protector PlanMidlands Claim Administrators, Inc.
NAS Insurance Services, Inc.The Plus Companies, Inc.
RiverStone Claims Management, LLCTIG Insurance Company
XchangingYork Risk Services Group, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Shareholders
Harvey R. Heller
Southfield, MI
Telephone:248-827-1899
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Memberships:
  • American and Oakland County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan (Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Committee)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A. (with honors), 1973
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1977
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Julie Chenot Mayer
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1983
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1986
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Steven M. Wolock
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American and Oakland County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.S., 1977
  • University of Michigan, J.D., 1985
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Kathleen H. Klaus
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
Education:
  • The University of Iowa, B.A. (with distinction), 1987
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1992
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David M. Saperstein
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1994
  • California, 1994
  • Ohio, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of California
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (with high distinction), 1989
  • University of Michigan, J.D., 1993
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Richard M. Mitchell
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County (Case Evaluator) and Macomb County Bar Associations
  • Society of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) (Past President, Greater Detroit Chapter)
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1988
  • Indiana University, J.D., 1991
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Karen Libertiny Ludden
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Federal, American and Oakland County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Claims Litigation Management
  • Federalist Society
Education:
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1990
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1993
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Thomas W. Werner
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American and Oakland County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Eastern Michigan University, B.S. (with honors), 1999
  • Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, J.D. (cum laude), 2004
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Associates
Jesse L. Roth
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Emory University, B.A., 2004
  • University of Michigan, J.D. (cum laude), 2014
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Sarah Brutman
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Detroit Mercy, B.A. Political Science (summa cum laude), 1999
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2003
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Lindsey R. Johnson
Southfield, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • Oakland County Bar Association
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 2001
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2003
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Service Areas
Ann Arbor, Michigan35 miles
Detroit, Michigan5 miles
Flint, Michigan45 miles
Jackson, Michigan70 miles
Lansing, Michigan71 miles
Mount Clemens, Michigan28 miles
Pontiac, Michigan12 miles
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