Thomas M. Amon

Associate | tamon@wnj.com | V-Card | Profile PDF Grand RapidsT +1.616.752.2727F +1.616.222.2727M +1.616.818.8757 Tom Amon is a member of Warner Norcross’s Litigation, Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation practice groups. Tom has extensive experience in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, from case assessment, management and budgeting, to all aspects of discovery, motion practice, trials, and appeals. Tom has argued dispositive motions in cases with millions of dollars at stake, has experience in both jury and bench trials, and has successfully argued before... Read More
Tom Amon is a member of Warner Norcross’s Litigation, Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation practice groups. Tom has extensive experience in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, from case assessment, management and budgeting, to all aspects of discovery, motion practice, trials, and appeals. Tom has argued dispositive motions in cases with millions of dollars at stake, has experience in both jury and bench trials, and has successfully argued before the Michigan Court of Appeals.

Tom is also an active member of Warner Norcross’s Real Estate Services Group, and has experience in numerous aspects of real estate practice, including transactions, financing, leasing, landlord/tenant disputes, condominiums, title review, zoning, restrictive covenants and easements.

Tom regularly applies his experience in real estate and complex commercial litigation practice to represent clients in numerous types of real estate disputes and real estate litigation matters, including multimillion dollar lease disputes, quiet title actions, construction/contractor disputes, boundary disputes, zoning appeals, road vacation matters, and property tax appeals to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.     
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Experience

  • Represented businesses in commercial disputes in state and federal courts
  • Counseled clients involved in real estate litigation matters, including landlord-tenant disputes, title, use or access disputes, and eminent domain
  • An integral member of several trial teams in multimillion-dollar commercial lawsuits
  • Has significant trial experience in both bench and jury trials.
  • Advises clients regarding lease and contract disputes
  • Represented property owners in zoning disputes
  • Represented real property owners and taxing authorities in tax disputes, including matters before the Michigan Tax Tribunal

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Education

  • Wayne State University J.D. 2008 summa cum laude
  • Michigan State University B.A. 2005 with honor

Admitted

  • 2008, Michigan

Honors and Awards

  • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013-14
  • Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Graduated in 2008 at the top of his law school class
  • Lombard Leadership Fellow and Dean's Scholar
  • Order of the Coif
  • Gold Key Scholar
  • Frances & Charles Driker Award
  • Ira J. Spoon Award
  • Faculty Award
  • Ralph M. Freeman Foundation Scholarship

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan

Publications

  • Strolling the Beach of Uncertainty: the Case for Legislative Action in the Wake of Glass v. Goeckel, 53 Wayne L. Rev. 715, 2007

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