Eric Stempien

Eric Stempien

Pleasant Ridge, Michigan

Eric Stempien is a dedicated trial attorney with more than 14 years of experience representing individuals in civil litigation matters. Eric specializes in personal injury, employment litigation, sexual harassment, discrimination claims, civil rights violations and police misconduct matters. Eric brings a thoughtful, yet aggressive, approach to litigation. He is known for fighting hard for his clients.

For the first ten years of his career, Eric worked at a boutique law firm in Northville, concentrating his practice in employment litigation and personal injury. He worked his way up to the position of managing partner at the firm. Following that law firm experience, Eric was hired as General Counsel for a health care provider in the Metro Detroit area. In that role, he provided full legal support to the executive committee of the corporation, including areas such as litigation, health care law and personnel decisions. He also managed all outside litigation on behalf of the corporation. After several years away from litigation, Eric determined that his passion was in the courtroom fighting on behalf of his clients. He then decided to return to the practice of law and joined Romano Law.

Eric attended the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1994, with a major in political science. During his time at Michigan, he was elected to serve as the President of the Undergraduate Political Science Association. Eric graduated from the Wayne State University Law School, with honors, in 1998.

Eric is admitted to practice in every court in the State of Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Eric lives in Metro Detroit with his wife and two daughters.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Litigation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Police Misconduct Matters

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1998
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Michigan
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Undergraduate Political Science Association, President