Business and Commercial
Critical Motions / Appeals
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2020
University of Detroit Mercy, M.B.A., 2017
University of Michigan, B.A., Sport Management, 2014
The Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2020-2021
Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Jeffrey (“Jeff”) A. Turner is an Associate at Bush Seyferth PLLC, focusing his practice on business and commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Bush Seyferth PLLC, Jeff worked as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. During law school, Jeff worked as a legal extern for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee and was a summer associate for Jones Day in Detroit, MI and Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey in Grand Rapids, MI.
Jeff received his B.A. in Sport Management from the University of Michigan, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. Jeff then went on to receive his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2020. While there, he was Executive Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif.
Prior to attending law school, Jeff spent several years as a Division I lacrosse coach at the University of Michigan and the University of Detroit Mercy.
Honors / Awards
Vanderbilt Law School, Order of the Coif
Vanderbilt Law School, Scholastic Excellence Award: Civil Procedure
Vanderbilt Law Review Candidate’s Award
Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, Member
Vanderbilt Law School Alumni Interview Committee
American Constitution Society, Member
Vanderbilt Law Review, Executive Editor, 2019–20
Student Note: Reestablishing a Knowledge Mens Rea for Armed Career Criminal Act Violent Felonies Post-Voisine, 72 Vand. L. Rev. 1717 (Published October 2019)
Hobbies: Running, Golf
Favorite TV Show: The Wire
Favorite Sports Teams: Detroit Lions, Detroit Mercy Lacrosse