Bryan’s Accolades & Accreditations

Bryan Cermak has been recognized by his clients, peers and the media for his leadership in various legal endeavors. Bryan has 35+ years experience as a litigator and business attorney. Listed below are many of his recent honors and past accomplishments:

MEMBERSHIPS

Martingale Rating - AV preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0

Michigan Masters Lawyers Section

Michigan Super Lawyers

Michigan Bar Association (Indemnity and Insurance, Litigation, Corporate and Labor Law Sections Member)

Ohio Bar Association

Association of Corporate Counsel

American Bar Association

Admitted -   United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Southern Division

                      United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

PRESENTATIONS

Guest Speaker Congressional Roundtable -The Future of the Workforce ('How the Robotic Revolution will                 Shape Employment and Labor Law Landscape'). February 12-13, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Guest Speaker Inter-American Bar Association - ('Trending Issues on International Trade').  October 27-29, 2012, Miami, Florida.

Guest Speaker 2010 meeting of the U.S.- Mexico Bar Association ('In House Corporate Counsel- Interaction and Issues with Outside Counsel').  November 3-5, 2010, Mexico City, Mexico. 

 

GENERAL COUNSEL AMERICAS, KUKA — 1999-2015

Managed all legal operations in United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil for an international German based company with over 12,000 employees.

Drafted, implemented and taught worldwide Corporate Compliance Program which was translated into 5 languages.

Managed 7 corporate mergers and divestitures with total value exceeding $250 million.

 PARTNER, OGNE, ALBERTS AND STUART; TROY, MICHIGAN — 1981-1999

Skilled and experienced personal injury and commercial litigation attorney having tried more than 50 cases to verdict in both State and Federal Court.                

Representative clients included Harley Davidson Corporation, Meijer, Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

National Trial Counsel-Herr Voss Corporation (defended several multi-million dollar lawsuits with verdicts in favor of Herr Voss).    

    

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, DYKEMA; DETROIT, MICHIGAN — 1980-1981

Litigation and Labor Law Departments

 

EDUCATION

Baldwin Wallace College — BS, Cum Laude - 1977

University of Toledo College of Law - JD, Cum Laude - 1980