Introducing Zausmer’s Newest Shareholders

Zausmer, P.C. is pleased to announce the promotion of attorneys Julian Heidenreich, Shaun Neal, and Richard Patton to shareholders.

“We are thrilled to announce the addition of three exceptional attorneys to our shareholder ranks,” said Managing Shareholder Mark Zausmer. “Their promotions reflect not only their exceptional legal skills but also their unwavering commitment to our firm’s values and clients.”

Julian Heidenreich‘s strong litigation background and focus on insurance coverage, defense, and fraud investigation make him a valuable addition to our team. With over a decade of experience, Julian has consistently delivered positive results for his clients in a variety of matters, including first-party no-fault, third-party auto negligence, motor carrier, and premises liability claims. His commitment to excellence and his passion for serving clients align perfectly with our firm’s values. Julian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Shaun Neal is a dedicated insurance defense attorney who successfully protects our clients’ interests by exposing fraud and abuse in no-fault claims. Shaun’s track record of winning summary disposition motions and securing significant trial verdicts underscores his skills in meeting the needs of our insurance clients. His keen legal insight and strategic approach in insurance defense matters have consistently yielded favorable outcomes. Shaun earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Oberlin College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.

Richard Patton is a seasoned litigator with a focus on automotive industry disputes, business and commercial litigation, and construction law. Throughout his career at Zausmer, Richard has consistently demonstrated his commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for our clients. His comprehensive understanding of construction issues, coupled with his courtroom prowess, makes him an invaluable asset to our firm. Richard earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bob Jones University and a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law.

We are confident that Richard, Shaun, and Julian will contribute significantly to the continued success and growth of our firm, and we extend our warmest congratulations to each of them on this well-deserved achievement.


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