Jayson E. Blake

Jayson E. Blake

Senior Managing Attorney
Auburn Hills, Michigan

Jayson E. Blake is Senior Managing Attorney at McAlpine, PC. Mr. Blake concentrates his practice in complex litigation and business litigation of all types, including construction litigation, automotive supplier issues, shareholder and partnership disputes, probate litigation and class actions. Mr. Blake has successfully represented clients ranging from large publicly traded companies to closely held and family businesses, as well as pension funds and individuals. Mr. Blake was named by SuperLawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Michigan from 2011 to 2019. He was named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 and 2018. He was also named one of the Top 50 Consumer Law Attorneys in 2016, and Top 50 Michigan Business Lawyers in 2018. In addition, he was selected among America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Michigan in 2019.

Mr. Blake practices in state and federal courts throughout Michigan and other states including New York, California, Illinois, Minnesota, and South Carolina. He has successfully argued in the Michigan Court of Appeals, represented clients at trial, and negotiated multi-million dollar settlements in favor of his clients. He had a leadership role in the largest class action settlement in the country in 2015, and currently represents residents in the Flint Water Crisis litigation.

Mr. Blake received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1996. He previously received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan with dual concentration in psychology and sociology. He has also served as a judge at the University of Michigan Law School Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition.

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Areas of Practice

  • 60% Construction
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Class Action Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2005


  • University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • JD - 1996
  • University of Michigan, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1993
    • Major: Psychology and Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2015
  • DBusiness Top Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 50 Consumer Lawyers, Michigan Super Lawyers, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • The Miller Law Firm, PC, Partner, 2000 - 2016