Gerald H. Acker
Goodman Acker, P.C.
Gerald H. Acker is the founder and managing partner of the firm and has successfully resolved countless cases, including numerous million-dollar outcomes, for injured clients. He has also long been active in the political arena, working on behalf of candidates who support continued access to justice for individuals. A Michigan native, Acker receives his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1977 and then got his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in 1981. He took a job as an associate in a plaintiff’s personal-injury firm and then after two years there he decided to strike out on his own as a solo practitioner. Ten years later, he joined forces with Barry J. Goodman; since then, the firm has grown steadily in size and influence with a continuing emphasis on personal-injury litigation. His practice focuses on representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic injury in motor-vehicle accidents, premises liability, nursing-home negligence, medical malpractice, and first-party insurance disputes. To learn more about the Southfield, Michigan personal injury law firm of Goodman Acker, P.C. visit
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  • Anesthesia Errors
  • ATV Accidents
  • Auto Accident
  • Birth Injuries
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Cruise Ship Accidents/Injuries
  • Defective Hip Implants
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Defective Motor Vehicles
  • Defective Toys
  • Dog Bite/Animal Bite/Attacks
  • Emergency Room Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose (Cancer/Stroke/Heart Attack/Meningitis)
  • Jet Ski Accidents
  • Mirena IUD
  • Morcellators
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Snowmobile Accidents
  • Social Security Disability
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Surgical Errors
  • Theme Park Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Transvaginal Mesh
  • Truck Accidents
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
Lawyer Addresses
State Address 1 Address 2 City Zipcode
Michigan 17000 West 10 Mile Road, 2nd Floor - Southfield 48075
Work Experience
Position From To
Managing Partner and Attorney - present
University(ies)/Colleges Attended
University Name Degree Majors Year
University of Michigan Undergraduate Degree - 1977
Law Schools
Law School Name Degree Year
Wayne State University Law School J.D. 1981
Military Service: No
Professional Association Memberships
  • Michigan Association for Justice
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