Missouri Office:
2123 Marconi Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 656-6927

New York Office:
1180 Avenue of the Americas Suite 1920
New York, NY 10036
(212) 401-4008

Michigan Office:
1361 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 457-9200


Theresamarie Mantese

Theresamarie Mantese

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Theresamarie Mantese is a partner at the firm and 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

  • Dean’s List – four consecutive years
  • University Scholarship – four consecutive years (full academic scholarship)


  • Michigan
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Missouri
  • Eastern District of Missouri
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards and Recognitions:

Theresamarie Mantese has a long record of outstanding performance:

  • 2018 Best Lawyers in America - Health Care Law
  • 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