Michael E. Geraghty

Michael E. Geraghty: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon
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Michael Geraghty is a principal in the firm’s Detroit office. He has extensive experience in medical malpractice litigation, and focuses his practice on birth trauma defense litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Michigan and the U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan.

Mr. Geraghty 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.

Mr. Geraghty is an active member of the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management’s (MSHRM) Education Committee and the Kitch firm’s Pro Bono and Marketing Committees.

He received his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1997. During law school, he was active in Moot Court and Law Review. Mr. Geraghty received a Bachelor of Arts in English from John Carroll University.

Mr. Geraghty is actively involved in Project H.E.L.P. (Homeless Experiencing Legal Protection), clinics that provide a basic level of legal advice and counsel at the Pope Francis Center in Detroit.

Recent Presentations
Mr. Geraghty was the featured speaker on Obstetrical Trends in Michigan at MSHRM’s annual meeting in May 2017.

Insights & News

January, 2019 - Community Involvement, Recent Highlights, News Releases
Kitch in the Community - January 2019
October, 2015 - News Releases, Recent Highlights, Wins
Trial Success: Alleged Surgical Malpractice - Unanimous Defense Verdict
February 2009 - News Releases, Recent Highlights
Four Kitch Attorneys Promoted to Associate Principal

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Birth Trauma
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 965-6838  Phone
University Attended:
John Carroll University, B.A., 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1997, Michigan
State Bar of Michigan.

Peer Reviews

Detroit, Michigan

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