New Partner Joins Wilson Elser, Opens Michigan Office


New York-based law firm Wilson Elser, a AmLaw 200 firm, has named John T. Eads III as a partner, and has opened a new office in Novi.

With nearly 25 years of experience handling high-exposure medical malpractice cases, Eads also handles general liability, legal malpractice defense, business and employment disputes, contract actions, and municipal/school liability matters.

Eads is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is included in Michigan’s Super Lawyers (2006-2014), a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law, was named a Top Lawyer for DBusiness, and is listed as one of Michigan’s Top 25 Leaders in Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. In addition, he has been nominated as a Fellow of the Michigan Bar Foundation for his “outstanding legal ability and devotion to community.”

He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Claims and Litigation Management Alliance; DRI; Litigation Counsel of America; National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association; Shamrock Bar Association; The Trial Law Institute; Trucking Industry Defense Association; and Transportation Lawyers Association.

Eads earned his BA from Hillsdale College and his J.D. degree from University of Richmond Law School.