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ROBERT E. PACKUS, JR. is a partner with the firm and originally joined the firm in 1997. He is a graduate of Wayne State University with a degree in political science. He attended Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law) where he graduated cum laude and was a member of Law Review. While in law school he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts, Evidence and Decedentís Estates and the Michigan Consolidated Gas Award of Academic Achievement and taught Research, Writing and Advocacy.

Since 1993, Mr. Packus has successfully defended clients in general civil litigation involving construction defect, product liability, automobile negligence, trucking liability, premise liability and employment law. He has successfully defended a number of wrongful death explosion cases involving natural gas, propane gas and fireworks. Mr. Packus has prevailed in several cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Packus is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Oakland County Bar Association.

Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Pro Hac Vice Admission to Ohio Courts


Detroit College of Law (now known as Michigan State University College of Law), J.D., cum laude, 1992
Wayne State University, B.A., 1988

Professional Memberships

Defense Research Institute
Oakland County Bar Association


Phone: (248) 646-5100
Fax: (248) 248-646-5332
Moffett Packus and Sims
255 East Brown Street
Suite 340
Birmingham, MI 48009
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