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Ottenwess Law
recognized for excellence in the area of
Insurance Law by U.S. News and World Report.


Experienced and Dedicated Michigan Attorneys

Ottenwess Law is a progressive, full-service general litigation, healthcare law, and transactional firm dedicated to protecting the interests of our clients.  We serve a growing list of clients across Michigan and throughout the United States, ranging from billion-dollar institutional clients, to large not-for-profit Health Systems, to small businesses and individuals.  Our boutique law firm offers accessible and affordable services to a diverse clientele with the experience and results one would only expect to receive from a much larger firm.

Proven Litigators

Our clients enjoy the benefits of accomplished litigators who are thoroughly immersed in healthcare law from the current regulatory climate to industry trends on the horizon, as well as in the courtroom.  Our expertise and experience enable us to deliver sophisticated results at competitive rates.

While Partners David Ottenwess and A. Tony Taweel have particularized expertise in medical malpractice defense and professional liability defense, which includes defending individuals in licensing hearings before the State of Michigan.  Partner John Monnich, also a professional liability specialist, is expert in handling insurance litigation.  Our attorneys also have significant experience in both state and federal court in handling real estate and construction litigation as well as various types of employment litigation.  Our litigation practice also includes defending individuals in licensing hearings before the State of Michigan.

Successful Transactional Attorneys

Our attorneys also provide our clients with a wide array of transactional advice and services.  Partner Stephanie Ottenwess focuses her transactional practice on health care compliance matters such as the preparation of compliance plans, the drafting and reviewing of health care related leases, and the review and drafting of employment agreements.  Partner Matthew Schenk also handles all aspects of governmental contracting from advice on responding to public solicitations, to contract reviews and negotiations, to submitting bid protests and appeals.  Mr. Schenk also routinely advises clients on transactional matters involving real estate.  Partner John Monnich regularly counsels clients on insurance coverage matters.

Respected Government Relations and Municipal Law Attorneys

Ottenwess Law also provides our clients with the benefit of years of experience working with public sector clients.  Partner Matthew Schenk has extensive experience working in the public sector in high level positions within the City of Detroit, Wayne County, and the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.  Our firm also previously served as outside compliance counsel for the Detroit-Wayne Mental Health Agency.

Partners Matthew Schenk, A. Tony Taweel and Thomas P. Bruetsch represent numerous Michigan public sector clients, including transit agencies, on transactional as well as litigation matters.

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