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Ralph F. Valitutti

Ralph Valitutti co-heads the firm's birth trauma practice and serves as national counsel for insurers and major health systems in birth trauma cases in almost every state throughout the country.  Mr. Valitutti's work includes extensive trial experience in medical malpractice defense and product liability litigation.  He has also represented many physicians in medical malpractice and licensing issues.  In more than three decades with the firm, he has served as first chair in more than 60 trials which have gone to verdicts, most of them in favor of his clients.  In 2007, Mr. Valitutti was selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyers.  He was also recognized as a Top Ten Lawyer for 2007 by American International Group (AIG), one of the nation's largest insurance and financial organizations.

Mr. Valitutti is licensed to practice law in Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Courts of Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is also active in multiple professional organizations. 

Mr. Valitutti was named a Michigan Super Lawyer 2006-2013. Only five percent of the attorneys in the state are named Super Lawyers.

He is AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.

Mr. Valitutti received his J.D. from the Detroit College of Law.  He also earned a B.S.B.A. from Babson College.

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan
    --Former chairperson of the Medical-Legal Committee 
  • American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Michigan Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • Catholic Lawyers Society.
Mt. Clemens Upper Michigan Detroit
T (586) 493-4431

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