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Richard T. Hewlett Partner

Rich Hewlett Trial Law Attorney Metro Detroit
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Tricia Adgate, 248/567-7833

Trial Experience

Rich is a partner in the trial law group where the focus of his practice is on construction law and litigation, business litigation and commercial matters, contracts and sports law. Rich has extensive experience with construction claims, including construction lien and bond claims, and assisting clients with a variety of contract related matters. He also has extensive experience representing sports and entertainment clients, and in performing internal investigations.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan: Litigation Section
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Association of General Contractors

Bar Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Community Involvement

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Southeast Michigan, Board President, 2017 and Board member, 2010 - present; Corporate Development Subcommittee, 2009 - present; Jackson Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes, Recruitment Committee, Celebrity Chairperson ,1999 - 2006; Ann Arbor Walk to Cure, 2005 - present)
  • The JDRF/University of Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center (Swing to Cure Diabetes Golf Outing, Host, 2008 - present)
  • Northville High School Football Parent Association (Board Member, 2010 - present)


  • Detroit College of Law
    Detroit, Michigan
    J.D., 1987
    Note & Comment Editor, Law Review
  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Bachelor of General Studies, 1983
    President, Michigamua, University Senior Honor Society
    Four-year Varsity letter winner, Football, 1979 - 1983


  • Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Construction, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America® since 2014
  • Michigan Super Lawyers® in Construction Litigation, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
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