Mr. John J. Bursch
Bursch Law PLLC
9339 Cherry Valley Ave SE, #78
Caledonia, MI 49316
Type of Case: Civil
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1st Circuit, 2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, 4th Circuit, 5th Circuit, 6th Circuit, 7th Circuit, 8th Circuit, 9th Circuit, 10th Circuit, 11th Circuit, D.C., Federal
John Bursch represents Fortune 500 companies, foreign and domestic governments, top public officials, and industry associations in high-profile cases, primarily on appeal. John has argued 12 U.S. Supreme Court cases and 35 state supreme court cases including 33 in the Michigan Supreme Court. John has successfully litigated hundreds of cases around the country, including five with more than one-billion dollars at stake.
John has been widely recognized for his advocacy. He is one of only seven Michigan lawyers inducted into the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and one of only 62 Michigan attorneys serving as a Member of the American Law Institute. John's appellate skills have resulted in repeated listings in both Michigan Super Lawyers (including a cover profile) and Best Lawyers. John is also the principal author of the Michigan Supreme Court's Guide for Counsel, the Court's own manual for effective written and oral advocacy. He was recently recognized as a Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for both Appellate Practice and Bet the Company litigation.
A recent study concluded that over the past four Terms, John was one of the most successful attorneys in the country at persuading the U.S. Supreme Court to grant petitions for certiorari. He has also compiled a Supreme Court merits record that the National Law Journal observed "even more veteran high court advocates would envy." John's cases have involved many of the most important public-policy issues of the past decade.
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