Jerome F. Rock, Esq.
745 Grand Marais
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
Hourly Rate $470
Current Jerome F. Rock, J.D. – Full Time Arbitrator and Mediator
Languages English
Jerome F. Rock, J.D. – Full Time Arbitrator and Mediator
Arbitrator/Mediator, Jerome F. Rock PC, 1977 – Present; Vice President/General Counsel, Bulldog Boiler Rentals LLC, 2001 – 2009; President/General Counsel, Building Technology Associates Inc., 1991 – 2001; Senior Partner and Founding Shareholder, Jacob & Weingarten Rock & Sherbow, 1977 – 1991; Engineer - Assistant Legal Counsel, Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority, 1973 – 1977.
Commercial mediation issues include lack of performance, breach of contract, contract interpretation, close corporation shareholder rights, oppression of minority shareholders, patent, trade mark, trade secret, confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-competition issues. Limited Partnership disputes, including Proxy challenges to remove General Partner, investment/capital call disputes. Commission disputes between manufacturer representatives and sales representatives and manufacturers, franchise disputes, commercial and industrial lease disputes, warranty and indemnification on manufactured products, disputes relating to Enterprise Application Software installations

Construction mediation issues include disputes between owners, developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, architects, engineers and sureties involving breach of contract, scope and design changes, contract delay claims, change order disputes, cost overruns, liquidated damages and consequential damages, indemnity issues and claims with sureties, building product failures, design and construction defects, architect and engineer liability, disputes involving performance based contracting for energy systems, energy management contract disputes, commissioning for HVAC and energy control systems. Warranty, design, product and construction and installation defect disputes for "engineered building systems" and building sub-systems including MEP, HVAC, waterproofing and roofing (including metal roof systems, single ply membrane and asphalt and bituminous built up roofing systems).

Mediated complex, multiparty dispute between field contractor installing baggage handling system in operating airport and prime contractor issuing Building Information Modeling (BIM) documentation; issues involved deficiencies/inaccuracies in BIM and incorrect interpretation and application of BIM on the project.
Admitted to the Bar: Michigan, 1977; U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Michigan. Former LEED Accredited Professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by U.S. Green Building Council. Licensed Residential Builder, State of Michigan.
State Bar of Michigan (Alternate Dispute Resolution Section; Business Law Section, Insurance and Indemnity Law Section, Litigation Section; Information Technology Section); Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association (Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, Past Chairman); Macomb County Bar Association (Civil Practice Committee, Past co-chair, ADR subcommittee; Labor & Employment Law Committee; Permanent Neutral on Labor & Employment Law Case Evaluation Panel); Engineering Society of Detroit (Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee), Former member, U.S. Green Building Council, Detroit Regional Chapter, Commercial Real Estate Committee; Former Licensed Residential Builder, State of Michigan; Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (Panel of Experts); Design Build Institute of America (Former member, Board of Directors, Michigan Chapter).
University of Detroit Mercy (JD-1976); Northwestern University (MS, Civil Engineering-1973); University of Detroit Mercy (BS, Mechanical Engineering-1972).
$470 Per Hour
United States of America
Grosse Pointe Park, MI

The AAA provides mediators to parties on cases administered by the AAA under AAA mediation procedures. Mediations that proceed without AAA administration are not considered AAA mediations, even where parties select a mediator who is a member of an AAA mediation roster.