We have been awarded the legal profession's highest rating for ability and integrity by Martindale-Hubbell. As one of the top two moneymakers in Michigan, we have paid over $500 million to our injured clients.

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Meet Managing Partner A. Robert Zeff

A. Robert Zeff, AttorneyZeff and Zeff, P.C. was founded in 1957 when A. Robert Zeff joined his father Louis Zeff’s practice. During his 50 years as a plaintiff's personal injury attorney, A. Robert Zeff has successfully focused his and his firm's attention on the litigation and handling of catastrophic personal injury claims.

Known as a "Master of the Closing Argument," his experience includes many television appearances, lectures and authorship of books and articles, including the chapter on "Closing Arguments" for the University of Michigan and Wayne State's Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He was also the author of audio cassettes published by the Professional Techniques Library. William E. Barton, Executive Director, states: "You may be interested to know that of all the tapes in the most recent promotional campaign, yours were by far the most in demand."

Newspapers, books and magazines alike love to talk about Mr. Zeff's many personal achievements, both in law and personally. He is an active member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, which is limited to one hundred personal injury attorneys nationally, and he is one of four members from Michigan.

  • Recently featured in Newsweek’s “Top 20 Personal Injury Trial Lawyers” showcase
  • Awarded the legal profession's highest rating for ability and integrity by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as one of the two top moneymakers in Michigan by Forbes Magazine
  • In the books: The Best Lawyers in America and Detroit's Powers and Personalities
  • One of four Michigan attorneys in the Inner Circle of Advocates.

The firm is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers under civil trial practice, personal injury and product liability law.

Curricula Vitae

Undergraduate: University of Michigan, 1954

Law School: University of Detroit Mercy, LL.B., 1956

Admitted:

  • 1957, Michigan Bar
  • 1961  Michigan  U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan            
  • 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • 1975, Texas and U.S. Supreme Court

Member:

  • Detroit and American Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates

Achievements:

  • Listed as one of the top moneymakers in Michigan by Forbes Magazine
  • Listed in the book The Best Lawyers in America
  • Author of the chapter "Closing Arguments" in the book Michigan Civil Procedures During Trial, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, University of Michigan-Wayne State Law Schools, edited by Michael D. Wade, 1981
  • Cassette author of Million Dollar Arguments, 1982, Professional Techniques Library, Dallas, Texas, William E. Barton, Executive Director
  • Lecturer on trial practice, University of Michigan and Federal Bar Association, periodic national panelist on legal issues
  • Author of the video cassette Handling a Divorce Case, 1984.