Trevor J. Zamborsky is an experienced trial attorney and member of Plunkett Cooney’s Medical Liability, Torts & Litigation and Transportation Law practice groups. He maintains a diverse litigation defense practice, representing clients in premises liability and general negligence matters, physicians and other health care professionals in complex medical liability cases and insured drivers involved in first- and third-party automobile liability claims.

A member of the firm's Detroit office, Mr. Zamborsky's litigation expertise also includes disputes involving alleged civil rights violations, workers' compensation, subrogation, nursing home and long-term care liability and claims in the area of commercial bankruptcy. Mr. Zamborsky has tried cases to jury verdicts in state and federal court. He has also represented clients at the appellate level, including before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. Zamborsky was named a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of civil litigation in 2017 and 2018. He is a member of the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Diversity Committee of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

Representative Client Work

  • Obtained numerous summary dispositions in favor of insurance companies where the plaintiff committed fraud in the application for insurance
  • Trial experience includes civil jury trials in state and federal court
  • Obtained several summary judgment rulings in favor of physicians in a civil rights actions brought by prisoners.
  • Successfully represented and defended physicians in civil rights, medical malpractice, and governmental immunity matters at the federal and state levels
  • Experience also includes defending insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of matters including, professional liability, workers’ compensation, home, auto, and contractual disputes
  • In a significant civil rights case, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court decision in his client’s favor

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan (Young Lawyers Section)
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan (Diversity Committee)

Community Involvement

  • Common Ground, Oakland County, Volunteer



  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D., 2012
  • Northern Michigan University, B.A., 2007


  • Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2020


Honors & Recognitions

  • Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star in Civil Litigation - Defense; Michigan Super Lawyer Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication, 2017 - 2018