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John F. Rhoades

John F. Rhoades



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

WSG Practice Industries


Michigan, U.S.A.


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





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 Association
    Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

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


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