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


M. Ryan Jarnagin and John Sheets Elected to Membership

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker has announced that two of its associates, M. Ryan Jarnagin and John T. Sheets, have been elected to become Members in the firm, effective January 1, 2021.  READ MORE


Sharon Woods Honored as Benchmark Litigation Star for 2021

Sharon Woods has been recognized as one of the preeminent litigation practitioners in the U.S. by the 14th edition of Benchmark Litigation, which named her a Benchmark Litigation Star for 2021. 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

    Recognized as a rising star in business litigation, John is well regarded by clients for his high-quality work product, his practical and measured approach and advice, and his courtroom advocacy skills.  On the transactional side, John helps his real estate developer clients get their deals done in a practical and efficient manner.

  •  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.