Critical Motions / Appeals
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude 2017
University of Leeds, Master of Mechanical Engineering, with honors, 2006
Judge Judith E. Levy, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2018-2019
Judge Kurtis T. Wilder, Michigan Supreme Court, 2017-2018
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Michigan State Courts
Hallam Stanton focuses his practice on class actions and appeals. He has experience working on complex litigation involving a range of issues, including constitutional law, statutory claims, and toxic torts.
Prior to joining Bush Seyferth PLLC, Hallam served as legal counsel in the Detroit Mayor’s Office. In addition to offering legal analysis relating to mayoral priorities, Hallam prosecuted several high-profile cases involving Detroit’s ongoing attempts to address blight and speculation in its housing market. Hallam also defended the City in several cases, including one relating to the scope of the Health Director’s authority to set policies to protect the safety of Detroit residents.
Hallam received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2017, where he was a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following law school, Hallam clerked for Justice Kurtis T. Wilder on the Michigan Supreme Court, and Judge Judith E. Levy on the Eastern District of Michigan. While clerking for Judge Levy, his docket included the litigation arising out of the Flint Water Crisis.
Hallam received his Master of Mechanical Engineering, with honors, from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, with a concentration in Automotive Engineering. Before attending law school, Hallam practiced as an engineer with Melrose PLC.
Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, Member
State Bar of Michigan, Member
“SCOTUS Key Business Case Review & Preview” Association of Corporate Counsel-Michigan, Moderator (August 2021)
Favorite Book: The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
Favorite Hobbies: Swimming, running, and cycling
Favorite Journey: Traversing the west African coast, including a solo drive of Liberia