Kenneth T. Watkins

Kenneth T. Watkins

Sommers Schwartz, PC
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • Michigan
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Summary

Ken Watkins is an accomplished trial attorney and Senior Shareholder with Sommers Schwartz. Over the course of his career, he has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements on behalf of the clients he’s been proud to represent. His achievements include one of the largest seven-digit medical malpractice cases in Macomb County in 2008, and his election to membership in the exclusive Million Dollar Verdict Club.

Outside of the practice, Ken is known for giving back to the community. He has spoken on several occasions at the Detroit Public Schools Career Days; serves on board of directors for Urban Solutions, Inc., an organization dedicated to providing scholarships to inner-city youths each year. Ken was a charter member and trustee for the Motor City Optimist Club, assisting area youth through community activities and organizational empowerment and previously served as co-president of the Brother Rice High School Dad’s Club and participated on its board of directors for three years.

Ken was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Oakland Schools Education Foundation, and also serves on the Board of Directors for Don Bosco Hall, a private non-profit agency that provides supportive human services to enhance the quality of life for youth and their families residing in the Metropolitan Detroit-Wayne County Community.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Sommers Schwartz, PC
- Current
Education
Northwestern University
B.S.
Detroit College of Law
J.D. (1992)
Awards
“Men of Excellence”
Michigan Chronicle
Top Lawyer
Dbusiness Magazine
Michigan Super Lawyers – 2010 to present
Super Lawyers
Premier 100
American Academy of Trial Attorneys
Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
Equity and Commercial Transactions
American Jurisprudence Awards
Professional Associations
Wolverine Bar Association
Former President and Former Executive Board Member
Current
Michigan Association for Justice
Executive Board Sustaining, Board of Directors
Current
American Association for Justice
Michigan Minority Delegate Representative & State Delegate
Current
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area
Member
Current
National Bar Association
rmer Special Assistant to the President, Former Member of Judicial Review & Selection Committee
Current
Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
State Bar of Michigan
Judicial Qualifications Committee
Current
State Bar of Michigan # P46231
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Michigan Medical Law Report
“Chaperones Are Necessary Eyewitness for Both Patient, Doctor”
Speaking Engagements
Detroit Public Schools, Career Days
Wolverine Bar Association, Minority Bar Review Course
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Sommers Schwartz P.C.
1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 443-4145
Telephone: (248) 746-4022
Fax: (248) 936-2182