Southeast Michigan Business, Criminal Defense, Estate & Family Law Firm

Hertz Schram, PC

Hertz Schram, PC
1760 South Telegraph Road
Suite 300

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302-0183

Phone(248) 494-4486 or(866) 775-5987
Fax (248) 335-3346

E-mail  Contact Howard Hertz

Other Offices: Detroit (MI)  

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Law Firm Overview

Hertz Schram has been dedicated to providing bold, forward-thinking, successful and uncommonly creative legal representation in Detroit, the surrounding parts of Southeast Michigan, the Midwest and throughout the United States, since 1979. The depth and diversity of knowledge at our law firm means that we can provide you with legal advice and professional representation whether you are an individual in need of assistance with estate planning or a business involved in a complex securities matter.

For over 3 decades, we have handled a variety of legal transactions and disputes. We have the skill, dedication and experience to protect your interests in disputes and transactions with even the most aggressive opponents. Few opponents have the skill and experience to out strategize our firm in a legal matter and we are undaunted by our opponent's reputation and size. When representing your interests, we will utilize all resources at our disposal. In every case, we apply all of our energy to get you the results that you deserve.

From business law to criminal law and beyond, the lawyers of Hertz Schram can help you. The depth and diversity of knowledge present at our law firm means that we can provide you with legal advice and professional representation whether you are an individual in need of assistance with estate planning or a business involved in a complex securities matter. No matter what legal challenge you are faced with, we will be there to advocate for your rights with the skilled representation that you deserve.

Year this Office was Established: 1979

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Consumer Credit: Debtor and Creditor Laws; Secured Transactions and Negotiable Instruments; The Forming and Managing of Business Entities; The Sale, Lease and Distribution of Goods; Courtroom Procedure; Compensation; Family and Medical Leave; Termination; Internet Crime; 4-1-9 Scams and Advance Fee Fraud; Child Pornography; Solicitation of a Minor on the Internet; Drunk Driving; Dental Malpractice; Plaintiff Securities Litigation; Appeals; Private Placement Offerings; Consumer Finance Litigation; Criminal Forfeiture; Drunk Driving and Traffic Violations; Federal Drug Crimes; Federal White Collar Crimes; Misdemeanors; Grand Jury & Fraud Criminal Defense; Health Care Fraud; Licensing and Disciplinary Proceedings; Pensions; Estate Administration; Property Tax Appeals; Tax Controversy; Title Litigation.

Areas of Law Description

- Business and Commercial Law

Hertz Schram is available to serve businesses in Detroit and the surrounding parts of Southeast Michigan and throughout the country. We want to get you the level of results that you deserve. We want to demonstrate that we are interested in more than simply helping you through this legal matter. Our attorneys want to build a lasting relationship with your business and add value to your bottom line.

- Commercial Real Estate

We handle all commercial real estate matters, from the purchase of small owner-occupied industrial buildings to the development of sophisticated multitenant office parks. Our attorneys have dealt with mobile home park communities, apartment complexes, shopping malls, condominiums, retail stores and much more.

- Professional License Defense

Our team represents dentists, doctors and other medical providers in all professional licensing and disciplinary hearing matters, including: public health code violations; prescription abuse; Blue Cross excess billing, upcoding or overbilling claims; Blue Cross departicipation and reparticipation actions; Medicare and Medicaid exclusion and reinstatement proceedings; D.E.A. deregistration and registration litigation; and National Practitioner Data Bank responses and exceptions.

- Banking and Finance

At the law firm of Hertz Schram, our attorneys have the depth and diversity of knowledge to sort through the most complex banking and finance matters. We know how to navigate through any challenge efficiently and effectively. Our team is available to represent commercial banks, savings banks, investment banks, insurance companies, finance companies, mortgage banking companies, leasing companies and other financial leaders.


We have successfully litigated numerous claims for pension benefits (see our pension article), as well as claims for ERISA welfare benefits and other employer-provided welfare benefits, including: deficient pension payouts during the pendency of the plan or upon its termination; issues concerning eligibility for benefits, both pension and welfare; preemption and other procedural issues under ERISA or state statute.

- Family Law

We are available to handle all family law matters, including: divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support / alimony, property division, international family law disputes / Hague Convention cases, post divorce modifications of child support, spousal support or child custody and parenting time plans, stepparent adoptions, paternity cases, prenuptial and post-marital agreements, personal protection orders (PPOs), marital tort claims, paternity cases, prenuptial and post-marital agreements.

- Employment Law

Since 1979, the law firm of Hertz Schram has represented employers and employees in Detroit and the surrounding parts of Southeast Michigan. Our team can handle all manner of employment law disputes, including those related to: wrongful termination claims; discrimination lawsuits; sexual harassment; contracts; employee manual development and revision; risk management; ERISA and pension benefits; and Qui tam, a Whistleblower and False Claim.

- Civil Rights

Have you or a loved one had your constitutional rights violated by a police officer or any other government agent? If that civil rights violation resulted in physical harm, financial loss or any other type of damage, you may be able to pursue action against the individual or organization that caused the loss. We can help. At the law firm of Hertz Schram, we will work hard to see that you are properly compensated.

- Education Law

In principle, parents and educators have the same goal: to provide the best possible education for children. Unfortunately, this goal can become clouded between competing agendas. At Hertz Schram, our lawyers are committed to clearing those clouds out of the way. We have the experience, enthusiasm and dedication to the needs of our clients to get results. Whether your case is related to standard or special education law, our team can help.


Howard Hertz Mr. Howard Hertz
Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Licensing Law

Bradley Schram Mr. Bradley J. Schram
Business and Industry


Robert Geller Mr. Robert P. Geller
Business Law, Class Actions, Mergers and Acquisitions

Victor Norris Mr. Victor M. Norris
Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense, Licensing Law

Walter Piszczatowski Mr. Walter J. Piszczatowski
Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Licensing Law

Jeffrey Robbins Mr. Jeffrey A. Robbins
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Tax Planning

Kenneth Silver Mr. Kenneth F. Silver
Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate

Steve Weiss Mr. Steve J. Weiss
Commercial Litigation, Employment, Personal Injury


  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • International Association of Entertainment Lawyers

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