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An attorney since 1991, Rebecca Walsh’s extensive legal experience includes many verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million for personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Rebecca Walsh joined Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers in 2011 to focus on her skills in medical malpractice, specifically in birth trauma litigation. As a partner and senior attorney at Reiter & Walsh, her work has significantly contributed to the firm's consistent award-winning presence.

Not only is Walsh recognized as a skillful litigator, she is also known as an active participant in her Metro Detroit community. Her service with the Huron Valley School Board spans roles including President, Vice President, Task Force member and others. She has also served on nine committees for the Huron Valley School Board. Walsh sat on the Ronald McDonald House of Southeastern Michigan Board of Directors (2009-2015), founded and worked with the Oakland Gymnastic Booster Club, and sat on the Justice Caucus Board of Directors (2009-2012). She also graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College and was asked to join the prestigious Melvin Belli Society (2012). Walsh maintains active participation in other professional groups and associations including the Michigan Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Birth Trauma Litigation Group. She is consistently awarded by publications and groups including Super Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and many others.

Walsh is also a dedicated educator and speaker. She is a frequent author and lecturer on legal issues including insurance litigation and trial practices, and she has published several articles on these topics. In the past, she taught Legal Methods at Cooley Law School as an adjunct professor.

Location

  • 122 Concord Road
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School , J.D., graduated 1991
  • Central Michigan University, BSBA, graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, Active
  • Alaska, Pro Hac Vice
  • Arizona, Pro Hac Vice
  • Florida, Pro Hac Vice
  • Kentucky, Pro Hac Vice
  • Mississippi, Pro Hac Vice
  • New Mexico, Pro Hac Vice
  • South Carolina, Pro Hac Vice
  • Virginia, Pro Hac Vice

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group - Member
  • Federal Bar Association, 2008-2010 - Member
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College - Graduate
  • Huron Valley School Board - Member
  • Justice Caucus Board of Directors, 2009 – 2012 - Member
  • Melvin Belli Society - Member; Speaker
  • Michigan Association for Justice - Member
  • Michigan Association for Justice - Young Lawyers Committee Co-Chair
  • Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) - Michigan Delegate to the AAJ
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Daubert/Causation Committee - Chair
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Executive Board - Member
  • Michigan Asssociation for Justice, Amicus Committee - Member
  • Oakland Gymnastics Booster Club - Founder & President
  • Ronald McDonald House of Southeastern Michigan, Board of Directors - Member
  • State Bar of Michigan - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Troy (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Civil Rights
  • Medical Malpractice

Awards:

  • Leading Michigan Lawyer, Michigan Bar Journal, LeadingLawyers.com, 2013-Present
  • Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit, DBusiness Magazine, 2013-Present
  • Women in the Law Award, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2012
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan, Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, 2007
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in Michigan, Hour Detroit and Crain's, 2016
  • Women in the Law: Top Peer-Nominated Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2016-Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • “Best Lawyers in America” - Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers, 2013-Present
  • Student Bar Association Outstanding Service Award
  • Certified Board Member Award and the Award of Merit from the Michigan Association of School Boards
  • “Million-Dollar Verdicts & Settlements” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Appreciation Award presented by the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Law Student Division of the American Bar Association, 2004
  • Super Lawyers: “Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers”: 2012; 2014-Present
  • Super Lawyers: “Top 50 Consumer Lawyers“: 2014-Present
  • Super Lawyers: “Top 25 Women Consumer Lawyers”: 2013-Present
  • Top 25 Women Consumer Attorneys in Michigan
  • “Best Lawyers in America” - Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers, 2013-Present
  • Women in the Law 2012, Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter, 2007
  • Michigan SuperLawyer, 2010-2016

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