Dennis Lienhardt litigates complex class action and commercial litigation cases, including consumer protection, data breach, product liability, environmental, ERISA, antitrust, and securities cases. He has prosecuted dozens of class actions on behalf of consumers in federal courts in Michigan, New York, California, Illinois, Ohio, Kanas, and Arkansas.
Mr. Lienhardt has served as a counsel of record for plaintiffs and class members in the following matters, among others, which resulted in significant settlements for consumers nationwide: (1) settlement of securities class action against pharmaceutical services company valued at over $14 million; (2) settlement of securities class action against OEM valued at over $14 million; and (3) settlement against OEM for misstating vehicle fuel efficiency.
Mr. Lienhardt is involved in the Federal Bar Association and the Detroit Bar Association.
Mr. Lienhardt received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2016 after receiving the Jason L. Honigman Scholarship and the Bruce A. Miller Scholarship. While at Wayne Law he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Wayne Law Review and also received special accolades for his oral advocacy skills in Moot Court, including being chosen to represent Wayne Law at the Tulane Sports Law Moot Court Invitational in New Orleans. Prior to law school, Mr. Lienhardt received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan – Dearborn in 2013. While at UM-Dearborn, he served as President of the Student Government, President of the Political Science Association, was named a University “Distinguished Student Leader,” and delivered the commencement address.
- University of Michigan – Dearborn, B.A., 2013
- Wayne State University Law School, JD, 2016