122 Concord Drive
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
Telephone: (248) 593-5100
Firm: Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers
District of Columbia
Attorney Jesse M. Reiter, owner of Reiter & Walsh American Baby & Child Law Centers, has been practicing law for over twenty years. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with high honors from the University of Michigan in 1984 and his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 1987. He worked for two federal judges and a prominent Chicago malpractice defense firm while in law school. He began his career as a defender of hospitals and doctors in 1987 with a major law firm in Detroit. After years of honing his medical malpractice expertise, he formed American Baby & Child Law Centers and is ranked among the best birth injury attorneys in the nation. Mr. Reiter is admitted to practice in Michigan, Washington, D.C., Ohio and the United States Supreme Court.
Jesse Reiter is Co-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 2010-2011. Mr. Reiter is a fellow of the American Association for Justice’s National College of Advocacy and is currently Secretary of the Professional Negligence Section and editor of the Professional Negligence Section Newsletter. Mr. Reiter is a Past President of the Michigan Association for Justice (2006-2007), a member of the Michigan Association for Justice’s Judicial Qualifications Committee since 2004 and Co-Chair of that committee since 2008. Mr. Reiter is a Lifetime Member of The Fellows of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.
Mr. Reiter has also been recognized by numerous associations and publications including: named by Michigan Lawyer's Weekly as a 2012 “Leader in the Law” and “Lawyer of the Year” in 2006; listed in The Best Lawyers in America (since 2008); AV-Preeminent Rated through Martindale Hubbell; Avvo Superb Rated Attorney (10 out of 10); listed in Crain's Best Lawyers in Metro Detroit; named a dbusiness Magazine’s “Top Lawyer;” recognized as one of Metro Detroit's “Top Ten Personal Injury Lawyers;” and included in Michigan SuperLawyers Magazine. Jesse has also appeared in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who, and Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans. He is also a member of the Ohio Association for Justice, the Academy of Trial Advocacy, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Jesse Reiter is referred to in a February 18, 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. Some of Mr. Reiter’s recent settlements include: $6.2 million for a child injured during a vacuum delivery; $5.9 million for a child with cerebral palsy and kernicterus; $4.75 million for a child with cerebral palsy, mental retardation and delays from birth asphyxia; $3.9 million settlement for a child with cerebral palsy; $3.75 million for a child with cerebral palsy, mental retardation, developmental delays from birth asphyxia and delayed delivery; $3.6 million for a child with cerebral palsy and developmental delays, and $2.05 million for one twin with developmental delays. Jesse's firm, Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers, is listed in Best Law Firms in America, U.S. News & World Report – 2010-2012.
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