Bodman attorney James J. Carty joins the University of Toledo College of Law Dean's Advisory Board

 Bodman attorney James J. Carty, of the firm’s Ann Arbor office, has joined the University of Toledo College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board.  

The University of Toledo College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board was formed more than 10 years ago to advise the dean on issues affecting the law school.  The board is comprised of law school alumni from around the country.  
Carty is a member of Bodman’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He represents clients involved in complex commercial litigation matters. Before becoming an attorney, he worked as a print and broadcast
journalist. He was most recently a freelance sports correspondent for The New York Times, covering college football and basketball while attending law school. In eight years at the Ann Arbor News, he won or shared in more than two dozen local and national journalism awards. He was one of two lead writers on an investigative project into athletics and academics at the University of Michigan that was an entry for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting.

Carty is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law. He earned his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University.

In law school, Carty was an associate member and articles editor of the University of Toledo Law Review and a member of the Constitutional Law Team for the University of Toledo Moot Court. He was also a University of Toledo
College of Law Presidential Merit Scholar. He served as a judicial intern to the Honorable George Caram Steeh, III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Bodman is one of Michigan’s largest business law firms with more than 150 lawyers in four Michigan offices in Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, and Cheboygan, and an affiliate office in Dallas, Texas. Bodman has a diverse client base that includes individuals and businesses in a variety of industries with emphasis on financial services, automotive, real estate and construction, high tech, health care, manufacturing, and other sectors