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Jesse Roth
Jesse L. Roth

Jesse L.


"We're talented lawyers who serve across a variety of disciplines. Together, our capabilities are formidable."

JESSE L. ROTH, shareholder, is a member of our Defense and Insurance Coverage and Appellate groups. He has appeared before various trial-level, appellate and administrative fora on a range of issues including professional liability, insurance, labor and employment, class actions, attorney grievance proceedings, consumer litigation, and complex torts.

In 2021, Jesse was recognized in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, for his work in Insurance Law.


University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2014
– Clarence Darrow Scholar (full-tuition merit scholarship & stipend)

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Bachelor of Arts, 2004


Professional Memberships

State Bar of Michigan



Named to 2021 Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch


“Settle and Sue” Defense Strategies published in Detroit Legal News, March 21, 2017, published in Oakland County Legal News, March 24, 2017

COA Reverses Witness Immunity Ruling, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, January 2019 

Spokeo, 16 Months Later, State Bar of Michigan Litigation Journal, Fall 2017



Moore for Estate of Velez v Shafer, 960 NW2d 682 (Mich 2021) (Supreme Court reversed Court of Appeals and reinstated trial court’s dismissal of premises liability claim against general contractor arising out of construction accident)

Eickenroth v Roosen, Varchetti & Olivier, PLLC, No 20-11647, 2021 WL 1224912 (ED Mich 2021) (granting dismissal of FDCPA claims based on in-person service of process during COVID-19 state of emergency)

Van Vleck v Leikin, Ingber & Winters, P.C., No 20-11635, 2021 WL 1212702 (ED Mich 2021) (granting dismissal of FDCPA claims based on in-person service of process during COVID-19 state of emergency)

Clendening v Stillman, P.C., No 20-11820, 2021 WL 1313235 (ED Mich 2021) (granting dismissal of FDCPA claims based on in-person service of process during COVID-19 state of emergency)

Down v Ann Arbor Public Schools, No 17-13456, 2020 WL 6043293 (ED Mich 2020) (granting dismissal of employee’s retaliation claims)

Bates v. Green Farms Condominium Assoc., 958 F.3d 470 (6th Cir. 2020) (court affirmed dismissal of FDCPA claims against law firm attempting to foreclose on a lien on behalf of its condominium association client and rejected plaintiff’s attempt to thwart dismissal by submitting “evidence” to support opposition to motion addressed to pleadings).

Buchholz v. Meyer Njus Tanick, PA, 946 F.3d 855 (6th Cir. 2020) (court affirmed dismissal of case on ground that “anxiety” caused by alleged violation of consumer protection statute was not a sufficient injury to sustain jurisdiction under Article III of the U.S. Constitution)

Bates v. Green Farms Condominium Association, No 18-13533, 2019 WL 4073395 (ED Mich 2019) (granting dismissal of FDCPA claims on basis of new U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that FDCPA does not apply to law firms engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure)

Noel v. CARite of Garden City, No 19-11493, 2019 WL 3219845 (ED Mich 2019) (granting dismissal of claims for racially hostile work environment, wrongful termination and retaliation)

Bedford v. Witte, 318 Mich App 60 (2016), affirming in part this dismissal of a defamation claim against an attorney and law firm arising from out of court statements made about pending litigation.