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Practice Areas

Representing individual and corporate clients in white-collar criminal defense, corporate compliance and internal investigations, complex commercial and “Bet the Company” civil litigation.


Tom Cranmer began his career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Oakland County, Michigan in 1978. Thereafter, became an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, ultimately becoming the Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division. Left to enter private practice in 1982 and joined firm as a Senior Principal in 2005; Recipient of the 2018 Julian Abele Cook, Jr.-Bernard A. Friedman FBA Civility Award, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; Recipient of the 2018 Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School Integrity in the Community Award; American Board of Trial Advocates, Detroit Chapter, Civility Award, 2017; Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, Excellence in Defense Award, 2015; Michigan Lawyers’ Weekly Lawyer of the Year, 2014.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, International Society of Barristers; American Board of Trial Advocates, State Bar of Michigan President, 2005-06.


“Civil Trials and Evidence” West Publishing (2001) Co-Author.


JD, Ohio Northern University, 1975; BA, University of Michigan, 1972.