Greg E. Meter

Member, Litigation Chairman

989.399.0633

  • Practice Areas

    Insurance Defense

    Litigation

    ADR Mediator, Facilitator and Umpire

  • Education

    1974 - University of Dayton B.S. [Honors], Freshman and Varsity Football co-captain

    1975 - University of Dayton M.S. Summa Cum Laude

    1979 - Detroit College of Law, Dean’s List third year

  • Bar Admissions

    Michigan Bar Association

    Federal

  • Professional or Trade Affiliations

    American Bar Association

    State Bar of Michigan

    Saginaw County Bar Association

  • Honors & Awards

    Multiple Super Lawyer Designations [State and National]

Biography

Greg is currently the chairman of the Firm’s Litigation Department, having joined in 1981 as an associate and is currently a full equity member. Previously, he served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Saginaw, Michigan (1979-1981). Since joining the firm, Greg has practiced throughout the state of Michigan on arson and fraud-related issues in the first party property context as well as defense of third party actions in automobile, property and liability areas.

 

Representative Experience

In 2002, he prosecuted a subrogation matter which resulted in a settlement of $5,975,000 which ranked in the top fifteen verdicts and settlements in Michigan for that year.

 

He was the trial attorney in the case of Lichon v American Universal Insurance Co., which resulted in the amendment of the Michigan Rules of Evidence which allows for the use of a nolle-based plea conviction when the criminal defendant seeks insurance proceeds in the civil context.

 

He was also involved at the trial level in the case of Masters v Frankenmuth Mutual which established the bright line test for defining what constitutes an occurrence in Section 2 liability coverages.

 

Community Involvement

  • Director Saginaw County Bar Association
  • Nouvel Catholic Central Assistant Football Coach for 30 years [State Champions 2006, 2007 and 2011]
  • Delta Community College Instructor, Paralegal Program Teaching Civil Procedure

 

Publications

  • Chapter Author ICLE 2002 Michigan Insurance Law & Practice Personal Liability Insurance

 

Speaking Engagements

  • Multiple presentations PLRB [Property Loss Research Bureau] National Conference
  • Multiple years teaching Advanced Fire Investigators through the Michigan Department of State Police

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