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

New York Office:
5 W. 19th St.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 401-4008

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

Locations

Meet our Attorneys

Gerard V. Mantese

Gerard V. Mantese

Gerard V. Mantese founded the firm after leaving as a senior partner from one of the largest law firms in Detroit. He is one of the top trial attorneys in the State of Michigan, having recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients. Every year, his verdicts and settlements rank among the top recoveries in the State of Michigan. He consistently obtains the most and largest business law verdicts and settlements in the State of Michigan.

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David Honigman

David Honigman

David Honigman is known for his professionalism and his legal excellence. Before joining MH, Mr. Honigman was a highly regarded Michigan Congressman. Mr. Honigman was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1985 and served three terms. He was then elected to the Michigan Senate and served two terms from 1991 to 1996. Mr. Honigman authored more bills that were passed into law than any other legislator not only when he was a Republican member of the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate, but even when he was a Republican member of the Democrat-controlled Michigan House of Representatives and the Governor was a Democrat. Such an achievement was widely deemed "impossible." Before he left public office, Mr. Honigman was widely acclaimed as a significant resource for understanding constitutional law when a law firm was confronted with a complex constitutional issue of great importance.

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Ian M. Williamson

Ian Williamson

Ian Williamson concentrates his litigation practice on commercial and shareholder disputes, and he is also experienced in appellate practice and certain health care matters. He has litigated numerous cases involving shareholder disputes; breaches of statutory and common law fiduciary duties; usurpation of corporate opportunities; unfair and oppressive conduct by those in control of business entities; medical practice breakups; alleged violations of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; and various business torts. Drawing from his extensive litigation experience, Mr. Williamson also advises clients as to business entity formation and maintenance, and drafts agreements among shareholders, members, or partners that clarify and preserve the parties' rights and responsibilities with respect to their ownership interests.

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Theresamarie Mantese

Theresamarie Mantese

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.

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Douglas Toering

Douglas Toering

Before joining Mantese Honigman PC, Douglas L. Toering practiced as in-house counsel for General Motors Corporation, later as a partner at a national litigation firm, and then as a principal at his own firm. His practice includes commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, insurance litigation, and business mediation. Over a 30 year career, Mr. Toering has represented Fortune 500 companies in commercial litigation as well as small businesses in litigation and transactional matters.

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Terry Milne Osgood

Terry Milne Osgood

Terry Milne Osgood is a talented legal researcher and an expert writer who has led numerous appeals in state and federal cases across the country. Drawing on her state and federal judicial clerkships, her background in Linguistics, her studies in numerous languages and her fascination with semantics, she writes in a persuasive, precise and demonstrably effective style. She subscribes to the view attributed to Albert Einstein: “If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it well enough.” Her favorite professional activities are drafting complex trial and appellate briefs, and crafting jury instructions and verdict forms for trial.

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Kathryn Eisenstein

Kathryn Eisenstein

Kathryn Eisenstein has carefully carved out a career in accounting, tax and commercial litigation. Ms. Eisenstein graduated third in her class at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She obtained her Master of Science in Taxation with distinction from Walsh College. Ms. Eisenstein is a licensed CPA, joining an elite group of attorneys having two professional degrees to better represent clients in sophisticated business disputes. Ms. Eisenstein’s professional skills allow her to combine legal analysis with high standards of corporate accounting. Her skills have been instrumental in achieving excellent results for her clients. Her cases include pension management; secured transactions involving complex financing arrangements; and sophisticated business transactions involving complicated financial and accounting principles. Ms. Eisenstein’s perspective is that “Necessity never made a good bargain.” Ms. Eisenstein drives a hard bargain during negotiations by maximizing financial principles to achieve excellent legal results for her clients. Ms. Eisenstein is committed to her husband and children, even as she continues to provide excellent representation to her clients.

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Alexander Blum

Alexander Blum

Alex Blum specializes in complex commercial litigation, minority oppression cases, and appellate litigation. Mr. Blum’s experience encompasses an eclectic assortment of industries and clients. He has represented global, publicly traded companies and public figures in Michigan and across the country, as well as small business owners and class action consumer groups. Mr. Blum approaches each case with equal parts ardor and adaptability in order to best meet the goals of his clients. While he recognizes that a thorough understanding of the law is essential, it is only useful when it is combined with an intimate familiarity with his client’s business and interests. In synthesizing the diverse aspects of litigation, he is able to implement the full force of the law in his advancement of his client’s interests.

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Krista Hosmer

Krista Hosmer

Krista Hosmer focuses her practice on sophisticated business disputes centered on breach of contract, trade secrets, unfair competition, patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. Ms. Hosmer has a strong background in intellectual property. This area of the law is particularly complex as it deals with having to understand new technologies to protect innovations. Ms. Hosmer painstakingly engages in discovery, both electronic and traditional, to understand how technologies are developed and to prove her client’s superior rights to intellectual property. Ms. Hosmer is an effective advocate fully recognizing that without the protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the benefits of their inventions. She has distinguished herself by achieving excellent results in high-profile cases that have resulted in her clients retaining valuable intellectual property rights. Ms. Hosmer is passionate about her representation believing that, “intellectual growth and discovery clearly demonstrates the need for unfettered freedom, the right to think the unthinkable, discuss the unmentionable, and challenge the unchallengeable.”

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Jordan Segal

Jordan Segal

Jordan Segal has extensive experience as a creditor’s rights and commercial litigation attorney. He has tried cases involving complex federal statutes on behalf of financial institutions and commercial real estate companies. Additionally, he served as the manager for all Chapter 11 bankruptcy litigation in nine states and the District of Columbia. Mr. Segal also worked for the Baltimore City Solicitor’s Office as an Assistant Solicitor. In this capacity, he represented the City’s Health Department, The Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice, the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, the City Police and Fire Departments, the Department of General Services, and the Baltimore City Energy Office. As Assistant Solicitor, he provided sophisticated legal analysis of transactional documents including health provider contracts, HIPAA and privacy law compliance documents; construction contracts; and vendor contracts.

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Fatima Bolyea

Fatima Bolyea

Fatima Bolyea specializes in commercial litigation and shareholder disputes. Ms. Bolyea began her legal career as a legal assistant at MH during law school and later joined MH as an associate after graduation from law school. Ms. Bolyea brings to the firm the full force of her keen analytical skills and legal abilities in her representation of clients in sophisticated business litigation. Her research of complex legal concepts have made MH a front-runner in propounding the best legal arguments for our clients. Ms. Bolyea’s talents were recognized from the very start of her admission at Wayne State University Law School where she served as the Voting Senior Articles Editor on the Board of Directors of the Wayne Law Review. She also received Order of the Coif. Her leadership at law school gained her the respect of her fellow students and law school professors as she served as an Outside Competitions Coach for the Moot Court program, and the Brief Editor of the Jessup International Moot Court team.

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James A. Buster

James A. Buster

James A. Buster specializes in commercial litigation, shareholder disputes and real estate law. Mr. Buster began his legal career as a legal assistant at MH during law school and later joined MH as a law clerk after graduation in 2016. During law school, Mr. Buster also worked as a legal assistant in a prestigious real estate law firm to develop expertise in real estate litigation. During his final year of law school, Mr. Buster broadened his learning experience by his internship with the Honorable Judge Henry W. Saad at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

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Emily Fields

Emily S. Fields

Law Graduate, Anticipated Bar Application November 2017

Emily S. Fields began her legal career as a legal assistant at MH during law school and joined the firm as an associate following graduation. During law school, Ms. Fields also worked as a student attorney in her school’s Criminal Appellate Clinic. Ms. Fields served as the Voting Senior Articles Editor on the Wayne Law Review. Her note, “VII Divided by Four: The Four-Way Circuit Split Over the Title VII ‘Religious Organization’ Exemption” was published in the Wayne Law Review in 2017.

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Jonathan Ajlouny

Jonathan Ajlouny

Law Graduate, Anticipated Bar Application November 2017

Jonathan Ajlouny specializes in business litigation and healthcare law. Mr. Ajlouny began his legal career as a law clerk at MH following his first year of law school. Mr. Ajlouny worked in several firms throughout law school, while maintaining his academic standing in the top 10% of his class. In practice, Mr. Ajlouny approaches each case as if it were his own, and is driven by helping clients to the fullest extent of the law. To achieve the best result for each client, Mr. Ajlouny masters the law, details, and facts surrounding each case.

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Meet our Of Counsel

Jack Horas

Jack Horas

Jack Horas represents businesses and individuals in complicated commercial litigation. He focuses his practice on complex cases including minority shareholder rights, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements, trade secrets misappropriation, and other business disputes. Mr. Horas is well-respected in his community and among his peers. He has been awarded the AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He is a strong advocate for his clients and zealously works to achieve the goals of each of his clients. Mr. Horas has obtained several multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements in an efficient and cost effective manner. Mr. Horas offers clients perspectives to help them understand the complexity of litigation and help them succeed in resolving disputes to their satisfaction.

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Robert Radice

Robert Radice

Robert Radice represents businesses and individuals in complicated commercial litigation. Mr. Radice is a skilled attorney specializing in corporate law. His courtroom presence and knowledge have been a source of strength in his representation of his clients. His trial and settlement track record ranks among the best resulting in several verdicts and settlements for clients in several million dollars in damages. Mr. Radice is well-respected in his community and among his peers. He has been awarded the AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Radice demonstrates creativity and a willingness to take a different approach in achieving successful results for business clients.

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