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Mr. Wulfmeier has more than 35 years' experience defending health care providers in complex medical malpractice cases; representing both husbands and wives in acrimonious marital, custody and property disputes and representing plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury cases arising out of catastrophic injuries involving industrial machinery, automobiles and motorcycles.
He has acted as chief trial counsel in over 400 medical malpractice cases. He has represented physicians in all specialties as well as dentists, nurses and hospitals in a variety of malpractice and disciplinary proceedings. He has also provided counsel for prominent pharmaceutical manufacturers in product liability cases.
With more than 75 successful defense jury verdicts under his supervision, Mr. Wulfmeier has served as a special mediator and arbitrator in serious injury malpractice and personal injury cases. He is a frequent lecturer at hospitals and medical schools and has participated in various symposiums for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Mr. Wulfmeier has secured multimillion dollar settlements on behalf of severely injured clients and resolved most matrimonial cases before trial, but litigated those matrimonial cases that were impossible to resolve except by a court of law.
Prior to joining Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton f/k/a Cox, Hodgman & Giarmarco, Mr. Wulfmeier formed Wulfmeier & Ottenwess, PLC after having been a partner in the Detroit law firm of Schureman, Frakes, Glass & Wulfmeier, PLLC for over 22 years. He began his career as an associate with the then oldest Michigan law firm, Moll, Desenberg, Purdy, Glover & Bayer.
Mr. Wulfmeier has an AV Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1970
Law School: Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
Undergraduate School: Wayne State University, B.A.
Wulfmeier & Ottenwess, PLC
Partner, Schureman, Frakes, Glass & Wulfmeier, PLLC
Associate, Moll, Desenberg, Purdy, Glover & Bayer
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Wayne County Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
Macomb County Bar Association
Family Bar Associations of Wayne and Oakland County
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
AV Peer Review rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Detroit Best Lawyers Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year, 2012
U.S. News, Best Lawyers 2011-2013
Michigan Super Lawyer 2007-2012
dbusiness Magazine Top Lawyers, 2010-2013
Top Attorney in Michigan, The New York Times
Founded 39 years ago, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. With over 60 attorneys, GMH is a full-service law firm offering our clients a diverse range of capabilities and specialties.