Morehouse College

B.A., Philosophy, 2008
  • magna cum laude
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Michigan State University College of Law

J.D., 2014
  • cum laude
  • Trustee Scholarship Recipient
  • Faculty Scholarship Recipient
  • Michigan State Law Review, Associate Editor, 2012-2014
  • Michigan State Mock Trial Advocacy Board, Competitor, 2012-2014
  • American Inns of Court, 2013-2014
  • Black Law Students Association, Vice President, 2012-2013
  • 2014 Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Midwest Regional Mock Trial Competition, Champion
  • 2013 Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition, Runner-up

Bar Admission


Randall L. Tatem



Randall’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, sports and entertainment, and intellectual property. Randall enjoys utilizing his wide range of skills and knowledge to assist clients in solving problems, growing their businesses, protecting their brands, and minimizing risk. Randall’s ultimate goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients, and he takes pride in providing effective legal counsel and developing strategies that will help clients navigate the most difficult and complex litigation and business issues.

Representative Clients

  • MGM Grand Detroit, LLC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Specialty Equipment Market Association
  • Ontel Products Corp.
  • Federal-Mogul Corporation

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • American Bar Association, TYL Magazine, Associate Editor
  • Wolverine Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan- Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Sports Section, Member


  • “Advice for Becoming A Young Successful Attorney” at Michigan State University College of Law, Presenter


  • Michigan State University College of Law Plea and Sentencing Clinic, Legal Clinician, August 2013- May 2014
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC, Summer Associate, May 2013- July 2013
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Andrea A. Larkin, 54B District Court, January 2013- May 2013
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Patrick J. Duggan, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, July 2012- August 2012
  • Barris Sott Denn & Driker PLLC, Summer Associate, May 2012 – July 2012
  • Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Clerk, June 2008 – July 2011
  • Locke Lorde LLP, Intern, May 2007 – May 2008
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  • Selected as American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Scholar (2016-2017)
  • 2014 Damon J. Keith Scholarship Recipient
  • 2014 Davis Dunning Bar Association Scholarship Recipient
  • 2012 D. Augustus Straker Bar Association Scholarship Recipient