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Gooden joins Plunkett Cooney’s transportation group


Plunkett Cooney, one of the oldest and largest law firms in the Midwest, has increased the depth of its Transportation Law Practice Group with the addition of attorney Antae D. Gooden.

A member of Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office, Gooden focuses his litigation practice in the areas of third-party motor vehicle negligence, no fault law, premises liability and employment litigation.

Gooden has experience handling first-party personal injury protection claims, third-party auto negligence claims, as well as cases involving alleged fraud and suspicious insured claims related to motor vehicle accidents. He also has experience handling employment law matters that include allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and civil rights violations.

Gooden graduated, cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in 2015.

Plunkett Cooney’s Transportation Law Practice Group includes the talents of more than 20 attorneys across the states of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The group members provide an array of litigation and risk management services, including particular expertise in the areas of trucking liability, first- and third-party auto liability, cross-border claims with Canada, fraud investigation services and emergency accident response.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also recently selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as its inaugural Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Gooden joining Plunkett Cooney’s Transportation Law Practice Group, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Practice Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or

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