2810 East Beltline Lane NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
DD 616.257.5151
F   616.530.8617

Before joining the civil defense bar over 30 years ago, Dale Arndt formerly served as a Prehearing Attorney to the Michigan Court of Appeals and Federal Judicial Law Clerk to United States District Court Judge Robert Holmes Bell.

Mr. Arndt’s area of practice includes all areas of civil and insurance defense litigation and appeals, including auto negligence, insurance coverage disputes, first-party claims, products liability, employment, premises liability, professional malpractice, general business and workers’ compensation. Mr. Arndt has received the highest peer review rating in legal abilities and ethical standards, AV Preeminent, as published by Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Arndt was selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell, a Michigan Super Lawyer, a “10 Best Attorney” by AIOPIA, a “Nations Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and named within “America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators.”

Mr. Arndt serves as primary trial counsel in cases pending in State and Federal courts throughout the State of Michigan, and often provides presentations to insurance companies, businesses and litigation groups on the involved concepts effecting litigation, investigation and risk management.

He has been instrumental in developing many of the emerging trends impacting upon the defense of third and first-party no-fault litigation in the State of Michigan and previously authored a practitioner’s guide for outlining medical malpractice litigation procedures, “Medical Liability Reform under 1993 P.A. 78,” Michigan Bar Journal, November, 1993, Volume 72, No. 11; also available on Westlaw database “Journals & Law Reviews.”


Business Litigation
Employment Law
General Litigation
Insurance Defense Litigation
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Workers’ Compensation


Central Michigan University, 1985
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1988


United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
6th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court


Michigan Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association

Dale L. Arndt

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