Rick A. Decker
Rick A. Decker is an Associate at The Miller Law Firm. He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, automotive supplier issues, as well as class action litigation. Mr. Decker is also the Firm’s eDiscovery Director. He is admitted to practice in Michigan and in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Mr. Decker graduated cum laude from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2007. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida, graduating summa cum laude, in 2004; he is a member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.
During law school, Mr. Decker competed internationally as a member of the law school’s Negotiation team, and nationally as a member of the school’s Client Counseling team. Mr. Decker was active in Moot Court, winning a Best Oral Argument Award. In addition, he received a Certificate of Merit for the highest grade in the class in Business Organizations and another for Children and the Law. Mr. Decker was also on the Dean’s List for five semesters.
Mr. Decker has experience at the trial court and appellate court level. He completed a judicial externship at the Michigan Court of Appeals and, after gaining membership to the Michigan Bar, completed a two-year term as a judicial law clerk in the 52-3 District Court. In addition, as the managing member of a small general practice law firm, he has provided legal services in general civil litigation, small business development, and criminal law. Before attending law school, Mr. Decker had a distinguished career in the U.S. Navy; his final military assignment was as Program Manager and Fleet Liaison at Strategic Systems Program, Flight Systems Detachment in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Mr. Decker is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.