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Jay Sherston

Jay Sherston


Jay Sherston focuses his practice on appeals and advanced motions, product liability defense, and complex commercial litigation, including class and mass actions. He defends product manufacturers and other commercial defendants in both state and federal court. Currently, his appellate and advanced motion practice consists of assisting in the drafting of appellate briefs, drafting appellate motions, extensive legal research and drafting motions in class and mass actions. Jay’s trial practice consists of drafting dispositive motions and extensive legal research.

A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, he served for two years as a law clerk for Justice John C. Few of the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Jay’s passion for appellate work was developed in his time clerking for Justice Few, this was also where he sharpened his legal research and writing. He also worked on a variety of litigation projects as a summer associate at a boutique litigation firm. 

Jay is a former high school history teacher and football coach. In his spare time Jay enjoys playing softball, listening to sports podcasts and spending time with his wife.

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2017
  • Michigan, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2017
  • Eastern Michigan University, B.S., 2013
    with honors


  • "Michigan’s New Statute Criminalizing Sale of Nonfunctional Airbags Not Likely to Apply to OEMs," Co-Author, Legal Alert, December 2020