Derek J. Brackon


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Practice Summary

Derek Brackon is an attorney at Michigan Auto Law who passionately defends the rights of people harmed by negligent drivers. Derek knows how insurance companies evaluate cases, and uses this background as a former head supervising attorney of the largest insurer in Michigan to recover the best possible settlements for his injured clients.


Derek’s excellence has been recognized by Super Lawyers, an honor limited to a very small number of elite Michigan attorneys. Derek Brackon has earned the respect of his peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

Derek began his legal career representing patients injured as a result of medical malpractice by doctors and hospitals. Transitioning into auto negligence litigation, Derek has been recognized on both the plaintiff and defense sides of auto accident litigation. He also has considerable appellate success, arguing in front of the Michigan Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He now focuses entirely on fighting for full justice for the victims of negligent and careless drivers.


  • University of Michigan – B.A.
  • Wayne State University Law School – Juris Doctorate

Working with Derek

Derek wants to give every one of his clients the big law firm experience with the small law firm face-to-face trust. He believes that by communicating well and keeping the client informed, he can seek the best possible results for their case, ensuring they are satisfied and ready to begin a new chapter of life.


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern and Western Districts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Sixth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan – Negligence Section
  • Michigan Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice

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