Gourwitz and Barr, PLLC, traces its history back to 1970 when Howard Gourwitz and Benson Barr met at Wayne State University Law School. In 1977, they joined together in the practice of law. Since then, they have continued to practice together in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

The Firm has a tradition of giving practical and effective business and personal counsel to its clients and providing quality legal services. Both Howard and Benson have actively participated in many professional and charitable organizations, and both have taught in university settings and through the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Benson and Howard are supported in the practice of law by their dedicated legal assistant, Deborah Hooper.

Many of the firm's clients have been clients for more than thirty years.

A more comprehensive description of the range of legal services that we provide to our clients is found on the page entitled Our Practice.