Laura L. Witty

Laura L. Witty: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon
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Biography

Laura Witty is a principal in the firm’s birth trauma defense, a practice that has set a new national standard of service in birth trauma defense. She takes a leadership role in the firm’s national birth trauma program.

In addition to her distinguished legal practice, Ms. Witty is an editor and frequent contributor to the Kitch publication, Birth Trauma News. Ms. Witty has also published several articles and given lectures on birth trauma defense. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Negligence and Litigation Sections.

She 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.

Ms. Witty received her J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she participated in the University’s London Law Programme. She also earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, where she was a member and captain of the University’s ski team. Ms. Witty is also a USSA Certified Downhill Ski Racing Coach.

Insights & News

January, 2019 - Community Involvement, Recent Highlights, News Releases
Kitch in the Community - January 2019
November, 2018 - Recent Highlights
Laura Witty Presents Litigation Issues In Birth Trauma Cases at CHUBB Headquarters
August, 2018 - Recent Highlights
Laura Witty and Terence Durkin to Participate in MHA Quality & Accountability Committee

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Catastrophic Damage Control

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 965-7465  Phone
www.kitch.com
University Attended:
University of Michigan, A.B., 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
2009, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1994, Michigan
Memberships:
State Bar of Michigan.
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, March 22, 1968
ISLN:
900180581

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (11 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/03/11 in Medical Malpractice Defense

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/02/11 in Medical Malpractice

    Laura possess a keen legal mind, tremendous analytical skills, excellent judgment and superior communication skills. She is highly experienced in the defense of medical malpractice case. She adheres to the highest ethical standards.

    Laura possess a keen legal mind, tremendous analytical skills, excellent judgment and superior communication skills. She is highly experienced in the defense of medical malpractice case. She adheres to the highest ethical standards. Read less

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Detroit, Michigan

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