Paul F. Doherty

Attorney and Counselor
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Paul F. Doherty

Attorney and Counselor

Paul F. Doherty has developed a reputation for handling complex litigation matters and is often called upon to take on cases other lawyers felt were unwinnable. Mr. Doherty is “AV” rated (the highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell and was recently selected by his peers as a “Michigan Super Lawyer.”

Mr. Doherty was appointed by the Wayne County Circuit Court to act as Plaintiff’s Liaison Counsel on behalf of the State of Michigan to the Federal Multi-district Litigation involving a defective medical product. Mr. Doherty was also selected as a member of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for cases consolidated in the Wayne County Circuit Court.

Mr. Doherty and his wife, Canice, are the proud parents of four daughters. The Doherty family resides in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

Mr. Doherty is a past President of the Catholic Lawyers Society, is a member of the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers, and is a member of the Detroit Athletic Club where he plays squash.

Leadership, Membership & Honors
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Super Lawyer 2006, 2008-2021
  • 2021 AV Preeminent Rating: Judicial Edition