Mr. Horton is a Managing Director of Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. and Chair of the Business Litigation Section.
Mr. Horton has been trying lawsuits for over 25 years. He primarily practices in the areas of business and commercial disputes, employment law, and real estate cases. Many cases are related to the automobile industry.
Mr. Horton is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, the foremost national organization to certify trial skills.
In business litigation, he has tried numerous shareholder disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of non-competition agreements, and other competitive disputes. He represents clients’ licensure, protection and litigation surrounding a number of software and intellectual property developments. Prior to practicing law, he was involved in software development.
Mr. Horton has an “AV” Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability. He has been recognized as Best Lawyer in America, peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell in 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013, as “Top Lawyer “ by dbusiness and Super Lawyer 2010, 2011 & 2012.
Mr. Horton is one of the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Michigan nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
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Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. Founded 39 years ago, located in Troy and Detroit, Michigan.
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is a full service law firm with 70 attorneys. Areas of practice include litigation, corporate law, health care law, business transactions, estate and trust planning, commercial litigation, governmental law, real estate, creditors’ rights, criminal law, employment and labor and workers’ compensation. GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Additional recognitions include Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2012.