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Martin G. Waldman is a graduate of Michigan State University. He attended the Detroit College of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1977. In addition to maintaining an active practice in Michigan, Mr. Waldman is also licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.

Over the past thirty-four years, Mr. Waldman has handled a wide variety of different legal matters, including contract claims, collections matters, real estate disputes and construction bond defense litigation, although he has generally concentrated his practice in the field of personal injury law. After successfully litigating personal injury claims on behalf of injured parties for fifteen (15) years, Mr. Waldman joined the Zurich North America staff legal staff office of Carter, Gebauer & Waldman located in Southfield, where he held the position of chief trial attorney. During the next twelve (12) years, he primarily defended against catastrophic injury lawsuits instituted against Zurich policyholders as a result of motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall incidents and construction site accidents. During this time, Mr. Waldman also represented numerous automobile dealerships in defending significant business loss claims arising from alleged violations of the Michigan Consumer Protection Act and the federal Truth in Lending Act, including litigating three class action cases filed in the United States District Court. In July of 2003, Mr. Waldman returned to private practice opening his present office in West Bloomfield. Since that time, he has concentrated his efforts in the field of alternative dispute resolution, an area of law in which he has been actively involved since 1995.

In February of 2003, in order to ensure that the skills which he had developed over the years were consistent with the requirements mandated by the Michigan Supreme Court Administrator’s office, Mr. Waldman completed the required 40-hour mediation training offered through the Oakland Mediation Center located in Bloomfield Hills. Over the years, he has successfully mediated thousands of lawsuits assisting the parties in arriving at a negotiated settlement. In addition to serving the legal community as a mediator, Mr. Waldman has extensive experience conducting hearings as a neutral arbitrator.

Mr. Waldman’s background in having represented injured parties, as well as insurance carriers, places him in the unique position of being able to see both sides of a claim or dispute, to articulate the positions taken by the respective parties, and to facilitate an amicable resolution without the need of protracted and expensive litigation.


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