Butzel attorney John C. Valenti appointed to Better Business Bureau of Detroit & Eastern Michigan Board of DirectorsMarch 28, 2022
Based in Butzel’s Detroit office, Valenti is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group, focusing his practice primarily on toxic tort litigation, products liability defense litigation, personal injury defense litigation, premises liability defense litigation, commercial litigation and general litigation. His experience also includes medical malpractice defense litigation, construction litigation, corporate risk management, and insurance defense litigation.
As a trial lawyer, Valenti has dedicated a substantial portion of his practice to the handling of complex, toxic tort litigation on a nationwide scale, working with clients to craft and implement comprehensive, cost-effective approaches to achieve their individual objectives when dealing with litigation risks.
He has substantial experience representing clients at all levels of State and Federal trial courts, as well as in complex multi-jurisdiction settlement negotiations. As lead counsel, he has supervised complex investigations, detailed document imaging and cataloging projects, and coordinated discovery strategy across multiple jurisdictions. As lead counsel, he has coordinated complex medical and scientific defenses resulting in many pre-trial dismissals of actions for his clients.
He has been named to DBusiness magazine’s Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit, Personal Injury Product Liability, 2012, 2020-2022.
Valenti is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School (J.D., 1996) and James Madison College at Michigan State University (B.A., 1993).
Butzel is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Troy, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as an alliance office in Beijing. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long