Attorney Milton S. Karfis Joins Clark Hill PLC, Detroit
Karfis specializes in product liability matters and serves as national counsel for numerous companies in different fields throughout the United States. Karfis has successfully defended clients in products liability matters in a wide variety of industrial and consumer products, including, but not limited to: airplanes, asbestos, automated doors, automobiles, bicycles, boats, boilers, office chairs, furniture, child car seats, compactors, conveyor lines, directional boring machines, flammable fabrics, flammable liquids, garbage trucks, gasoline fuel dispensers, gasoline nozzles, guns, hair care products, helmets, industrial chemicals, industrial machinery of all types, industrial paint lines, kerosene heaters, lawn mowers, power presses, radiant heaters, robotic equipment, rope/cables, semi trucks, sludge pumps, snow blowers, snowmobiles, treestands, water heaters, and windows.
Karfis also specializes in representing product manufacturers and retailers in hunting product cases, especially treestands, guns and bows, crossbows, arrows, and safety harnesses. As a specialist in complex product liability cases, Karfis has handled matters throughout the country, including: Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maine, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Montana, Arizona, and Washington. As lead trial counsel, Karfis has successfully represented client’s interests throughout the country in state and federal courts. As a trial and appellate attorney, Karfis has also briefed and/or argued in the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
While obtaining his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University, Karfis was a member of the varsity soccer team. Karfis received the Michigan State University Outstanding Scholar Athlete Award four consecutive years.
Karfis’s interests include soccer, golf and running.