Attorney & Counselor
From the very first meeting to the resolution of your case, you can trust Rabih Hamawi to be professional, prompt, and relentless.
Mr. Hamawi has extensive expertise in insurance coverage, business negotiations, and commercial transactions. He focuses his practice on representing policyholders in fire, property damage, and insurance-coverage disputes with insurers and in errors-and-omissions cases against insurance agents.
He holds licenses in Property, Casualty, Life, Accident, and Health insurance. He is a Licensed multiple lines Property and Casualty, Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Counselor (LIC). He earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®), Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations. He previously served as managing principal for an insurance and financial services agency, where he managed two offices and built a multi-million-dollar book of business.
Mr. Hamawi interned for the Honorable John Corbett O’Meara, Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He also interned for the United States Department of Justice in the United States Attorney’s Office in Detroit.
Mr. Hamawi is an adjunct professor teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Personal and Corporate Finance, Risk Management, and Insurance and Financial Planning at the University of Phoenix, Davenport University, and Southern New Hampshire University.
While in law school, Mr. Hamawi served on the Cooley Law Review Board of Editors as a Symposium Editor, where he received the Law Review Board Award for the most significant contributions to the Law Review during his tenure. He also served on the Moot Court and Mock Trial Executive Boards, and was a member of Cooley’s National Trial Team. Upon graduation, he received the Student Leadership Achievement Award for his outstanding participation in a leadership role during law school. He is bilingual and fluent in Arabic.
Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Master’s in Finance with a concentration in financial planning, Walsh College
Bachelor of Laws with high honors, Lebanese University, Faculty of Law
Licensed multiple lines Property and Casualty, Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Counselor (LIC)
Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®)
Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC)
Certified Risk Manager (CRM)
Michigan Association of Justice
Council member of the Insurance and Indemnity Law Section, State Bar of Michigan
Council member of the Young Lawyers Section, State Bar of Michigan
Board member of the ICLE New Lawyers Advisory Board
The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors
The Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters