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Jesse Reiter

Jesse Reiter

Partner and Owner at Reiter & Walsh, P.C. | Birth Injury Attorney
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • DC, Michigan, Ohio
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Since the inception of his legal career in 1987, Jesse Reiter has handled 100% birth injury and birth trauma cases. Reiter is admitted to practice in Michigan, Washington, D.C., Ohio and the U.S. Supreme Court, and he represents children and their parents in cases involving infant brain damage, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), cerebral palsy, and a number of other pregnancy, delivery and newborn complications. Jesse Reiter is referred to in a 2008 Michigan Lawyer's Weekly article as one of three "medical malpractice gurus” whose cases have consistently ranked among the top verdicts and settlements in the state of Michigan for the past several years. Recognized as among the top in his field, he is an executive board member and past Chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group, a group of leading birth injury attorneys from around the world that represent birth injured children and their families. He was also Co-Editor of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter from 2009-2011. Reiter is a fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the American Association for Justice’s National College of Advocacy. In 2015, Reiter was elected to the AAJ Board of Governors. His work with the AAJ’s Professional Negligence Section includes past Chair, Newsletter Editor and Secretary. For the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ), Reiter serves or has served as a President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Board Member. He has also served on the MAJ’s Judicial Qualifications Committee, Constitutional Challenge Committee, and Coalition/Community Action Committee. Reiter maintains active roles in a number of other professional group and associations as well.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Michigan
Ohio
Education
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. | Political Science
DePaul College of Law
J.D. | Law
Awards
Dan Cullan Memorial Award
AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group
Respected Advocate Award
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Leader in the Law
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Lawyer of the Year
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers In America
U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit
Dbusiness Magazine
Top Verdicts and Settlements
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in American Law
Peer reviewed and recommended “Leading Michigan Lawyer”
LeadingLawyers.com; Michigan Bar Journal
Top 100 Attorneys in Michigan
Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 50 Consumer Attorneys in Michigan
Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 10 Michigan Attorneys
Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 5 Consumer Attorneys in Michigan
Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine
AV-Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 10 Personal Injury Lawyers
Metro Detroit Magazine
Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Michigan
National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
Million-Dollar Verdicts & Settlements
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Professional Associations
Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group
Member
Current
Public Justice Foundation
Member
Current
National Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Academy of Trial Advocacy
Current
Ohio Association for Justice
Member
Current
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Current
National College of Advocacy
Fellow
Current
American Bar Foundation
Life Fellow
Current
Michigan Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
United States District Court
Member
Current
Birth Trauma Litigation Group (BTLG)
Member
Current
Birth Trauma Litigation Group (BTLG)
Past Executive Board Member
Current
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Governor, Board of Governors
- Current
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Exchange Advisory Committee
- Current
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Section & Litigation Group Coordination Committee
- Current
Ohio State Bar
Member
- Current
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Judicial Qualifications Committee
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Constitutional Challenge Committee
- Current
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Executive Board Member
- Current
Michigan State Bar # 40692
Member
- Current
Eastern District of Michigan
- Current
Oakland County Bar Association
- Current
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Professional Negligence Section Chair
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American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Professional Negligence Section Secretary
-
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Professional Negligence Section Newsletter Editor
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Birth Trauma Litigation Group (BTLG)
Chair
-
Birth Trauma Litigation Group (BTLG)
Co-Editor of Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
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Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
President
-
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
President-Elect
-
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Vice President
-
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Secretary
-
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Treasurer
-
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
Chair of the Coalition/Community Action Committee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Letter from the Co-Chairs
Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletters – Summer and Winter 2011 Editions
Letter from the Editor
Professional Negligence Newsletter, Vol. 18, No. 1
Averting Pre-Term Birth: The Right Care Gives the Best Results
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
ACOG Replaced the Friedman Curve with Unproven Guidelines: Is Lowering the Caesarean Rate Worth the Rise in Birth Trauma?
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
HIE and the Myth of Pre-Existing Injury
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
How ACOG Broadened the Definition of HIE: A Comparison of the NEACP and NEANO
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
The Hidden Dangers of Overventilation
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
Forcep Deliveries: Are They Worth The Risk?
American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter
Solving the statute of limitations puzzle for minors in medical malpractice cases
Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 25, No. 3
Oxytocin: The New ‘High Alert’ Medication
Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletters – Summer and Winter 2011 Editions
Emergency Cesarean Sections: When 30 Minutes is Not Fast Enough
Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletters – Summer and Winter 2011 Editions
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
122 Concord Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
USA
Telephone: (248) 593-5100
Fax: (248) 593-5108