August 16, 2012
Steven J. Cernak has joined Schiff Hardin LLP's Ann Arbor office as Of Counsel in the Litigation and Antitrust and Trade Regulation Groups from General Motors in Detroit.
Mr. Cernak has a depth of experience in antitrust and trade regulation law. Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Mr. Cernak spent 23 years at General Motors as a member of the legal staff. He practiced antitrust and trade regulation law at GM from 1989 to 2012, and served as lead competition law counsel for GM globally and lead counsel for GM's Service Operations and Fleet Operations in the United States. Mr. Cernak managed GM's responses to lemon law and breach of warranty lawsuits across the United States from 1999 to 2012.
Mr. Cernak received his J.D. (cum laude, 1989), M.A. (Economics, 1989) and A.B. (Economics, with high honors and distinction, 1986) from the University of Michigan.