DAVID M. SAPERSTEIN is a shareholder of the firm who concentrates his practice in the area of professional liability defense and appellate law, primarily defending attorneys, registered representatives and broker-dealers, insurance agents, accountants, and real estate agents. He joined Maddin Hauser in July 2001, and is admitted to practice law in Michigan, Ohio and California.
Mr. Saperstein graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993, and the University of California, Berkeley with high honors in 1989. He clerked for the late Michigan Court of Appeals Chief Judge Pro Tem Myron H. Wahls.
Mr. Saperstein has served as an officer of B’nai Israel Synagogue of West Bloomfield, Chair of the Race Judicata Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association, and other community organizations. He has been named as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine and Runner of the Week by the Detroit Free Press. His story about trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon, Ever Feel Like the Butter’s Sliding Off Your Biscuit?, was published and illustrated in the London-based magazine Like the Wind. He has presented his original bibliodrama, Milcah and Iscah: A Reunion of Sisters at various venues, including Limmud New York and Limmud Michigan, conferences of Jewish learning.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juris Doctor, 1993
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, Berkeley, California, B.A. with high honors, 1989
STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN
STATE BAR OF OHIO
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
MICHIGAN DEFENSE TRIAL COUNSEL
Publications and Presentations
“Attorney Judgment Rule from A to Z,” 33 Michigan Defense Quarterly, No. 2, p. 18 (2016)
"Why There are No Common-Law Exceptions to a Municipality's Governmental Immunity: A Municipal Perspective," Public Corporation Law Quarterly, Spring 2001
No. 9, p. 1, and "The Abominable Snowman, the Easter Bunny, and The Intentional Tort Exception to Governmental Immunity: Why Sudul v Hamtramck was Wrongly Decided," 16 Michigan Defense Quarterly, No. 2, p. 7 (2000)
Mr. Saperstein has given numerous presentations regarding developments in FINRA arbitrations that were approved for CLE credit in New York, New Jersey, and Illinois.