Seth D. Gould has over 30 years of experience successfully representing clients in complex business litigation cases of all types, including automotive supply chain disputes, bankruptcy proceedings, contract cases, shareholder disputes and securities litigation.
Seth has tried numerous cases to judges and juries in federal and state courts throughout Michigan, and has successfully represented clients in jurisdictions outside of Michigan such as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin, and New York.
Mr. Gould is recognized by his peers in Michigan Super Lawyers as one of the premier business litigation attorneys in Michigan. Mr. Gould has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, AV, for his legal ability and ethical standards. As Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Mr. Gould is an invitation-only member of the trial lawyer honorary society. Membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. The composition of the LCA is aggressively diverse, with recognition of excellence among American litigation and trial counsel across all segments of the bar.
- University of Michigan, B.S. 1987
- Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 1991
Seth Gould graduated from the University of Michigan in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering. He is a 1991 graduate of Wayne State Law School, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif (top 10% of his class), where he was Assistant Editor of the Wayne Law Review.
Mr. Gould also is an accomplished legal scholar and author. Mr. Gould has authored: “A Breach of Contract is Only a Breach of Contract: Defending Against Fraud, Negligence and Other Claims,” Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 76, No. 11, November 1999; “Responding to Credit Inquiries in a Troubled Loan Situation,” The Secured Lender, Vol. 53, No. 1, Jan./Feb. 1998; “Conflicting Approaches to Recovery of Pre-Payment Premiums Under 506 (b),” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XVIII, No. 8, October 1997; “Unsecured Creditors’ Entitlement to Post-Petition Interest in Solvent Debtor Bankruptcy: The Code’s Silent Abrogation of a Pre-Code Doctrine,” 37 Wayne Law Review, No. 4, Summer, 1991; “Bailment or Sale? A Suggested Analysis under the Uniform Commercial Code,” Michigan Business Law Journal, Vol. 14, XIV, No. 3, 1992; and co-authored: “Defending a Preference Action,” Michigan Bar Journal, July 1993, Vol. 72, No. 7, page 666.