Attorneys

Jayson E. Blake

Partner

Jayson E. Blake is a Partner at McAlpine, PC. Mr. Blake specializes in complex litigation with an emphasis on prosecuting large cases with significant exposure and sophisticated legal issues, and business litigation of all types, including construction litigation, automotive supplier issues, shareholder and partnership disputes, probate litigation and consumer and securities class actions. Mr. Blake has successfully represented clients ranging from 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, managing over 20 lawyers in the litigation.  Mr. Blake currently represents a putative class of residents in the Flint Water Crisis litigation, appearing regularly in federal and state court on their behalf.

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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Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • 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

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McAlpine Attorneys & Counselors

Mark McAlpine

Founding Principal and Managing Partner

Thomas H. Trapnell

Senior Attorney

Ashley L. McAlpine

Associate Attorney

Mark W. Oszust

Associate Attorney

Arthur Dore

Associate Attorney

Lynette McAlpine

Law Clerk

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