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Erich H. Hintzen

Product Safety Deputy Group Leader




University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1989

University of Michigan, A.B. 1983

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Fifth Circuit Court
  • Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Courts

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas


Erich Hintzen’s practice centers on product-related litigation and regulation. He defends manufacturers, distributors and dealers in product liability, product warranty and regulatory matters, with particular emphasis on legal and appellate issues.

Erich also assists product manufacturers in creating and administering systems for managing product-related litigation nationally, including dispute resolution programs, litigation case management and responding to discovery.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of Texas

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors, May 2003-present; Vice President, 2003-04