Theresamarie Mantese concentrates her practice on health care and business litigation. Ms. Mantese has been at the forefront of evolving health care policy and legal issues. She obtained several significant settlements in health care that have appeared in statewide publications. Her clients include licensed health care professionals, physicians, and health care and business entities. Ms. Mantese began the practice of law in 1980 in St. Louis, Missouri. During her practice in St. Louis, Ms. Mantese was a partner in a prestigious St. Louis firm in which she was lead or co-lead counsel in many significant federal and state court trials involving contracts, construction law, real estate and product liability. In 1995, Ms. Mantese relocated to Michigan and co-founded a respected health care law firm representing physicians and other health care professionals in licensing, credentialing and non-compete disputes, and health care transactions.
Ms. Mantese regularly contributes her time to speaking before heath care associations. She is also a frequent author on health law topics, which have appeared in compliance journals, legal magazines, and academic journals. Ms. Mantese also participates in programs that will better enable the public to understand legal principles. She has been a participant in the SBM Law-Related Education and Public Outreach Committee, including sponsoring students with law day projects; initiating and editing the Trial Practice Column of Michigan Bar Journal; and being a Member of the Exam Writing Committee for the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. She believes that her contributions are important to the public’s understanding of the law. For Ms. Mantese, “Knowledge is power,” and such knowledge of the law is a discipline that should be generously shared with society whenever possible.
J.D., St. Louis University School of Law, 1980
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1977
Dean’s List – four consecutive years
University Scholarship – four consecutive years (full academic scholarship)
Eastern District of Michigan
Western District of Michigan
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Eastern District of Missouri
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
HONORS AND AWARDS
Martindale-Hubbell Rating, AV® Preeminent™
2016 Best Lawyers in America - Health Care Law
2011 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
2011 Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
2011, 2012, 2013 Dbusiness Top Lawyers in Health Care Law
2013 Economic Excellence Award, from Saginaw Future Inc.
21st Century Innovators, 2009
Theresamarie Mantese appeared with Fatima Bolyea on Practical Law discussing Peer Review Among Doctors, April 2017.
Invited Speaker for the inaugural presentation, "Physician Regulatory and Legal Update", 23rd Annual Health Law Institute, March 9-10, 2017, Plymouth, MI, sponsored by ICLE and cosponsored by the Health Care Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
"Settled the Case for a Physician-Client? Not So Fast!", Co-author, Latches (January 2017)