Richard J. Suhrheinrich

Richard J. Suhrheinrich: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
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Richard Suhrheinrich has been practicing law since 1992. He has been a member of the firm’s Lansing office since 1998-focusing his practice on medical malpractice defense litigation. His experience, however, extends to all types of commercial litigation, including healthcare fraud, medical staff privileging, insurance coverage and premises liability.

Mr. Suhrheinrich is licensed to practice law in Michigan and the U.S. District Courts of Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a former member of the St. John Providence Health System West Region Board of Trustees and the Brighton Center for Recovery Advisory Council. In 2013, Governor Synder appointed him to the Developmental Disabilities Council. In 2006, he was selected as a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. He also currently serves as a Hearing Panelist on the Attorney Discipline Board and is a past Chairperson of the Professional Liability Section of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. He has acted as an Adjunct Professor with the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Mr. Suhrheinrich is also a member of the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Suhrheinrich received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Indiana University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

Insights & News

December, 2018 - Recent Highlights, Wins
Richard Suhrheinrich Receives No Cause Verdict
September, 2016 - News Releases, Recent Highlights, Wins
Suhrheinrich Receives No-Cause on behalf of Hospital and Doctor in Ingham County Circuit Court
September, 2014 - News Releases, Recent Highlights
Rich Suhrheinrich and Kim Babcock Article on Cyber Liability and Data Breaches in Coverys Insurance Services’ CIS News

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Transaction Disputes
  • Healthcare Regulation
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(517) 381-4426  Phone
(517) 381-4427  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., Mathematics, 1988; Indiana University, M.B.A., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1992, Michigan
Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, April 14, 1966

Peer Reviews

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Okemos, Michigan

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