Petrik joins Plunkett Cooney's Insurance Coverage Group

Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, recently welcomed former Michigan Court of Appeals Clerk Alex M. Petrik to the firm as the newest attorney in its Insurance Law Practice Group.

Petrik, who clerked for Judge Christopher M. Murray, previously worked as a research attorney for the appellate court’s Research Division.

A member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, Petrik represents property and casualty insurance providers in coverage litigation involving such complex issues as environmental contamination, construction defect and high-exposure product liability claims.

Petrik received his law degree, magna cum laude, from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2014 and received his undergraduate degree, cum laude from Valparaiso University in 2011 where he played NCAA Division 1-AA football. A member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, Petrik is also active in The Federalist Society and the State Bar of Michigan.

Plunkett Cooney is recognized as one of the nation’s leading law firms for insurance coverage litigation. Several members of the firm’s Insurance Law Practice Group have been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. In addition to their litigation expertise, Plunkett Cooney attorneys work with their clients to develop new insurance products and to address emergent theories of legal liability.Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 145 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms.