Norman H. Pylman
Of Counsel

Skip has significant experience in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury and commercial litigation.


Calvin College (B.A. 1974); University of Detroit (J.D. cum laude 1977)

Professional Affiliations

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association (Inter-Professional Relations Committee)
  • State Bar of Michigan (Civil Procedure Committee, 1983-1984; Judicial Qualification Committee, 2010 – present)
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Michigan Association for Justice

Awards & Achievements

  • Founding Member, Gruel Mills Nims & Pylman PLLC Nims & Pylman, 1985
  • Named Top Lawyer – 2022- Grand Rapids Magazine
  • Lecturer on medical malpractice for lawyers, physicians and nurses.
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, Lawyer of the Year, Medical Malpractice, 2011 and 2015
  • Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers® list
  • “AV – Preeminent Lawyer” peer review rating through Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and integrity
  • Peer selected for inclusion in Leading Lawyers, a listing of the leading lawyers limited to 5 percent of licensed attorneys in the State of Michigan