John Stephen Wasung

John Stephen Wasung: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon


When it comes down to it, this business is a service industry. I’m willing to go to great lengths to represent my clients effectively.

John Wasung heads Kitch’s Toledo, Ohio office. Since joining the firm in 1986, Wasung has successfully litigated in a number of areas, including medical malpractice defense, auto negligence, mass tort litigation, insurance coverage, and trucking liability. Mr. Wasung has successfully handled dozens of jury trials, and has been designated a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Wasung is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Ohio, as well as admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts of Eastern Michigan and Northern Ohio, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Bar Associations of Michigan and Ohio, as well as the Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys, the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute, the Transportation Lawyers Association and the Trucking Industry Defense Association.

Mr. Wasung was named an Ohio Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Only five percent of the attorneys in the state are named Super Lawyers.

He is AV Peer Review Rated by Lexis/Nexis/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. Wasung received his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.


John Wasung Receives Ohio Super Lawyer Recognition
October, 2018

John Wasung Receives Recertification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy
August, 2017

John Wasung and Anne Brossia Win Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Catheter Placement Case
March, 2017

John Wasung and David Henderson Obtain Judgment in Favor of a Hospital in an Ohio Case Involving Potential Liability for an ER Physician’s Care
October, 2015

(Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • General Litigation
  • Auto--Ohio Litigation
  • Catastrophic Damage Control
  • Trucking/Transportation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Food, Beverage and Petroleum Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(419) 243-4006  Phone
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1984, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1984, Michigan; 1991, Ohio; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Ohio State Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan; Toledo Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys; Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; Trucking Industry Defense Association; Toledo Claims Association.
Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, May 16, 1958
( Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy )

Peer Reviews

Toledo, Ohio

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