Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C.
(313) 965-9725

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We have one goal: to find the most effective legal solutions for our clients.


Attorney Anita Martin Joins BSD&D’s Estate Planning Department

Anita adds her more than 30 years of estate planning and administration experience to Barris Sott’s estate planning department. READ MORE


Barris Sott Wins Trademark Infringement Case in Sixth Circuit

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the district court’s ruling that our client’s descriptive use of a popular phrase did not infringe the plaintiff’s trademark of the same phrase.  READ MORE

  •  James S. Fontichiaro

    James S. Fontichiaro

    Jim is a pragmatic problem-solver, a trusted counselor, and a leading real estate lawyer.   He was named Detroit Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in 2012.

  •  Daniel J. LaCombe

    Daniel J. LaCombe

    Dan's practice covers a wide range of commercial lawsuits.  He is an analytical and forceful litigator.

  •  John T. Sheets

    John T. Sheets

    John is a dynamic addition to the firm.  His practice covers all areas of business litigation and attorney malpractice defense.

  •  Melonie L.M. Stothers

    Melonie L.M. Stothers

    Melonie is an experienced employment attorney, regularly defending employers in lawsuits and in front of administrative bodies.  She also advises employers on employment regulations and crafting employment policies.