Jeffrey S. Cook

Troy, Michigan

I have been practicing exclusively in the area of plaintiff personal injury since 1990 and have handled thousands of cases for my clients over the past 30 years. I have been designated a Michigan Super Lawyer in the field of plaintiff personal injury four times and have been recognized by America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators since 2017 and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in Civil Plaintiff cases since 2016. I have also had several of my settlements and verdicts published in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly including the annual Million Dollar Verdicts and Settlements. I handle all types of injury claims with an emphasis on wrongful death cases. My practice currently consists of about 80% medical malpractice cases and 20% automobile negligence, automobile No Fault claims, and general negligence cases. I am available for a free consultation over the phone or in person concerning any personal injury matter and all cases that I accept are done on a contingency fee basis.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Medical Malpractice (Wrongful Death, Failure to Diagnose, Surgical Claims)
  • 20% Auto Negligence and General Negligence Claims (Wrongful Death, 3rd Party Liability, No-Fault PIP Benefits, Premises Liability, General Negligence Claims)

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1993


  • Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Major: United States History and English

Honors and Awards

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2014
  • Lawyers Weekly Million Dollar Verdicts & Settlements, 2007
  • Lawyers Weekly Million Dollar Verdicts & Settlements, 2008
  • Lawyers Weekly Million Dollar Verdicts & Settlements, 2013
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers, 2016 - Present
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2017 - Present
  • Lawyers of Distinction Personal Injury Top 10% in the USA, 2017 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Association for Justice, 1991 - Present
  • Michigan Bar Association, 1990 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Erlich, Rosen, Bartnick & Cook, P.C., Partner, 1995 - 2014
  • Lopatin, Miller, Associate , 1990 - 1995


  • English


  • Sigma Phi Epsilon