Bruce C. Gockerman
Advisor – Government & Complex Litigation

Bruce has over 30 years of experience in strategy development, finance, law, and Government.

Bruce was the Founder and Managing Partner of the Michigan law firm of Gockerman, Wilson, Saylor & Hesslin, P.C. His practice areas included (i) corporate, labor, real estate, and municipal law, (ii) business litigation, (iii) corporate liability, and (iv) labor negotiations. Prior to that, Bruce was the Vice President and General Counsel of a $60 million consumer products company where he oversaw the legal, strategic planning, finance, and human resource functions.

Bruce is recognized as a consummate lawyer-educator – and is an Adjunct Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business. He is the author of many papers and articles related to law and economics. He also is a Principal in Standard Deviation Econometrics, Ltd. and in Public Policy Analytics, Ltd, – Chicago-based consulting firms.

Bruce holds the following degrees:

  • AB-Economics, Cum Laude, Eastern Michigan University
  • J.D., Wayne State University School of Law
  • MBA – Finance and Quantitative Analysis, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • D.Mgt., Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management

In addition, Bruce is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA).