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John Rhoades

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Dykema

Michigan, USA
    Local Time: Tuesday 02:58

Practice Expertise

  • Business & Commercial
  • Business & Commercial
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Financial Services Litigation – Commercial

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial
  • Business & Commercial
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Financial Services Litigation – Commercial
  • Financial Services Litigation – Consumer
  • Litigation
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Profile

John F. Rhoades is a Member in Dykema’s litigation group. He handles commercial disputes for businesses and individuals, as well as some of the nation’s largest companies in the automotive and financial services industries. He practices and regularly appears in state and federal courts in Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

Mr. Rhoades has worked out of Dykema’s Detroit and Chicago offices for over 10 years, litigating cases to successful conclusion through trial, arbitration, mediation and appeal and assisting and advising clients in connection with internal investigations and employment-related matters. He has represented closely-held businesses and individuals in contract and shareholder disputes, automotive suppliers and manufacturers in cases involving breach of contract, supplier and dealer disputes, business torts, and premises liability, as well as banks, mortgage servicers, trustees, and other creditors in loan enforcement actions, fraudulent transfer cases, and post-judgment proceedings.

Bar Admissions

Michigan

Illinois

Wisconsin

Education
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude University of Michigan, A.B.

  • with high distinction
  • Phi Beta Kappa 

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial
  • Business & Commercial
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Financial Services Litigation – Commercial
  • Financial Services Litigation – Consumer
  • Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Community/Civic Activities:
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, 2009
University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy, Alumni Volunteer Corps, 2008

Professional Associations
    Federal Bar AssociationDetroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, Housing Project Partnership Mock Trial, 2009

Blogs

Cannabis Law Blog

The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an ever-evolving industry. Dykema's Cannabis Law Blog discusses important cannabis-related legal developments, reviews the practical implications of those developments, and provides valuable insight for anyone...

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the way. Fast-paced changes are also being driven by rapid technology developments, big data, mobile banking/payments, privacy and data security, and social media technologies affecting banks and credit...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The Firewall provides insightful legal analysis of the emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity law to help businesses stay ahead of the curve.

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