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Experienced Litigators
Client-Focused Results

Jeffrey Feikens


Jeff joined Ottenwess Law in August 2021. He has handled hundreds of matters in civil litigation, including personal injury, medical malpractice, construction accident, legal malpractice, subrogation, and contracts. He has represented hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice cases throughout Michigan. He has also represented pharmaceutical companies, health maintenance companies, insurance companies, and other companies in state and federal court. He has tried cases to juries in Wayne, Oakland, and Livingston counties and maintains an active Michigan appellate practice.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor – 1989
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant – Legal Research and Writing (Case Club)
    • Law Journal: Michigan Journal of International Law, Executive Editor
  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1986
    • Major: French, Honors in History

Professional Associations and Membership

  • State Bar of Michigan (HealthCare Law Section and Indemnity and Insurance Section)
  • Detroit Bar Association
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Past District H (Wayne County) Character and Fitness Committee Member

Community Involvement

  • President, Board of Directors, Christian Reformed Church Loan Fund

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2023
  • Michigan Leading Lawyer, 2022
  • Top Michigan Business Lawyer 2023

Past Positions

  • Beier Howlett, PC, Troy, Michigan, Partner, 2015 - 2021
  • Feikens, Steven, Kennedy & Galbraith, PC, Detroit, Michigan, Attorney/Principal, 1989 - 2015