Christina A. Ginter

Christina A. Ginter: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon
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Christina Ginter is a principal based in the Detroit office. She focuses her practice on appellate law and complex legal issues in litigation, including tort reform, class certification, mortgage litigation, and setting aside defaults. She is admitted to practice in all Michigan courts, as well as the federal district courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

With extensive experience in both the federal and state appellate courts, Ms. Ginter regularly handles appeals involving a wide range of substantive issues, including medical malpractice, class action litigation, mortgage and real estate litigation, civil rights claims, employment discrimination, and commercial litigation. She has published and presented on such diverse topics as post-judgment and appellate procedure, future advance mortgages, Michigan tort reform, HIPAA, and the law of loss of opportunity.

Ms. Ginter has served in many professional organizations devoted to appellate practice. She was elected by the attorneys of the 600-member State Bar Appellate Practice Section to serve as Chair of the Section for 2009-2010. She was also appointed by the Court of Appeals to sit on the Court’s Settlement Committee.

Ms. Ginter 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.

After having been named a “Rising Star” for several years, Ms. Ginter was named a Michigan “Super Lawyer” in Appellate Practice annually since 2012. Only five percent of the attorneys in Michigan are named “Super Lawyers” each year. In 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Ms. Ginter also was recognized by DBusiness Magazine as a “Top Lawyer.”

Ms. Ginter received a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Michigan, and received her J.D. with honors from the University of Michigan Law School.

Recent Publications:

Update on Michigan Legislative Action on Medical Malpractice, Health Care Weekly Review (Michigan Edition), April 8, 2013
(Vol. 29, Issue 13), p 4

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Areas of Practice (4)

  • Appellate
  • Appeals
  • Complex Litigation Support
  • Tort Reform

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 965-7841  Phone
(313) 965-7403  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1993
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1995
Year of First Admission:
Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court - Western District of Michigan

Professional Memberships:

Chair, Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of Michigan (2009-2010)
Ex officio member of Appellate Practice Section Council (2010-2013)
Member, State Bar of Michigan Appellate Court Administration Committee, 1999-2000
Member, Appellate Practice Section Court Liaison/Rules Comment Committee, 1998-2001
Member and Co-Chair of Subcommittee on Civil Practice, 2004 and 2007 Appellate Bench-Bar Conference Planning Committees

Membership & Affiliations

Chair, Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of Michigan (2009-2010)

Ex officio member of Appellate Practice Section Council (2010-2013)

Birth Information:
Trenton, Michigan, February 8, 1971

Peer Reviews

Detroit, Michigan

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