The attorneys at Thomas, DeGrood & Witenoff, PC, are dedicated to helping small- and medium-sized businesses flourish through affordable, excellent legal support services.
Gregory I. Thomas
Mr. Thomas is gratified to help professionals. He believes the essence of his role as a business attorney is to support people’s abilities to perform the professional roles they choose.
Admitted: 1981, Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Law School: University of Detroit, J.D., cum laude, 1980
College: Michigan State University, B.A., 1977
Member: Oakland County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan; Association of Defense Trial Counsel.
Born: Detroit, Michigan, November 18, 1955
George M. DeGrood III
Mr. DeGrood defines his practices by integrating his clients into the legal aspects of a case. He believes educating his clients in a relaxed, methodical way supports the communication required to develop outstanding results as often as possible.
Admitted: 1982, Michigan; Michigan District and Circuit Courts, Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Law School: Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1982
College: University of Michigan, B.S., 1976
Member: American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Tort and Insurance Practice; International Law; Science and Technology); State Bar of Michigan; American Arbitration Association
Biography: Circuit Court Case Evaluator. Independent ADR Facilitator.
Reported Cases: Benejam v. Detroit Tigers, 246 Mich App 645 (2001).
Born: Detroit, Michigan, July 21, 1954
Stephen L. Witenoff
Mr. Witenoff devotes as much time and energy to each matter as is necessary to reach a favorable outcome. He stays in close contact with clients in order to develop trust and foster creative thinking about solutions.
Admitted: 1979, Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Law School: Michigan State University Detroit College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1979
College: Wayne State University, B.A., 1974
Member: Defense Research Institute (Member, Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Section).
Reported Cases: Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company v. James Addie, 982 F Supp 1269 (1997); Moody v. Pulte Homes, 423 Mich 150 (1985).
Born: Detroit, Michigan, September 5, 1951
Michelle A. Thomas
Mrs. Thomas characterizes her law practice with exceptional research skills and flexible practice techniques that serve appellate clients at the firm and in of-counsel relationships for attorneys who tried original cases. She enjoys mentoring lawyers who are new to the profession.
Admitted: Michigan Supreme Court; Michigan Court of Appeals; Michigan Circuit and District Courts; United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Law School: Wayne State University Law School (J.D., 1982)
College: Monteith College, Wayne State University, B.A., Philosophy, with high distinction, 1979
Member: Michigan Bar Association, Appellate Section
Born: Chelsea, Massachusetts, May 7, 1957