Michael Thomas Walsh

Michael Thomas Walsh: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon
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Michael Walsh is the Managing Principal of the Kitch Chicago office. He joined Kitch in May of 2011 after being a partner at the law firm of Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey for 17 years. Mr. Walsh has substantial experience as a trial lawyer in the areas of medical malpractice, long term health care, insurance defense, product liability and commercial litigation.

Mr. Walsh is licensed to practice law in Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois, Indiana and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He frequently lectures in the areas of medical malpractice and health care.

He 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. Walsh received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 1991. He was on the law review at John Marshall as well as on the National Moot Court team. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and English from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He also worked at the Mercantile Exchange as a trader broker.

Insights & News

May, 2018 - Recent Highlights
Mike Walsh and Nick Alsaka Receive Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial
April, 2017 - News Releases, Recent Highlights
Michael Thomas Walsh Joins Kitch Chicago Office as Managing Principal

(Chicago, Illinois Office)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Post-Acute Care
  • Post-Acute Care Corporate Compliance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Medical Staff
  • Medical Staff Hearings & Litigation
  • Healthcare Business/Regulation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(312) 332-7901  Phone
(312) 332-7903  Fax
University Attended:
St. John's University, B.S., Economics, 1985
Law School Attended:
John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
Illinois; Indiana; U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships:

Member, Chicago Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois Society of Trial Lawyers
Member, Trial Bar, U.S. District Court for
the Northern District of Illinois

Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, December 15, 1962

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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