Thomas M. Amon

Associate | tamon@wnj.com | V-Card | Profile PDF Grand RapidsT 616.752.2727F 616.222.2727M 616.818.8757 Tom Amon concentrates his practice on business litigation with a primary focus on real property matters. He has experience representing clients in bench and jury trials, zoning disputes, municipal hearings, landlord/tenant disputes, appeals before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, and other aspects of litigation and dispute resolution.  His clients include manufacturers, retailers, municipalities, landlords, tenants, contractors, financial institutions, and real... Read More

Tom Amon concentrates his practice on business litigation with a primary focus on real property matters. He has experience representing clients in bench and jury trials, zoning disputes, municipal hearings, landlord/tenant disputes, appeals before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, and other aspects of litigation and dispute resolution.  His clients include manufacturers, retailers, municipalities, landlords, tenants, contractors, financial institutions, and real estate developers. Tom’s first priority in any case is “to understand the client’s business and the true nature of the dispute,” he said.  “From there, we can build and pursue an efficient and effective strategy.” 

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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

Industries

Practices

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
  • 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

Blog Posts

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