LeRoy H. Wulfmeier, III, Board of Directors, Chair of the Medical Malpractice Defense Section


Mr. Leroy H. Wulfmeier is a partner in the Litigation Group of Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, and is Chair of the Medical Malpractice Defense Team.

Mr. Wulfmeier has acted as chief trial counsel in over four hundred medical malpractice cases. He has represented physicians in all specialties, as well as nurses, hospitals, and other healthcare providers in a variety of malpractice and disciplinary proceedings. He has also provided counsel for prominent pharmaceutical manufacturers in product liability cases.

With more than seventy-five successful jury defense verdicts under his supervision, Mr. Wulfmeier has served as a special mediator and arbitrator in serious injury, malpractice and personal injury cases. He is a frequent lecturer at hospitals, medical schools and has participated in various symposiums for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Prior to joining Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, Mr. Wulfmeier formed Wulfmeier & Ottenwess, PLC after having been a partner in the Detroit law firm of Schureman, Frakes, Glass & Wulfmeier, PLLC for over twenty-five years. He began his career as an associate with the then oldest Michigan law firm, Moll, Desenberg, Purdy, Glover & Bayer.

Mr. Wulfmeier has consistently been named as “Best Lawyers – Professional Malpractice Law” beginning in 2012 through the present.

Mr. Wulfmeier was designated “Lawyer of the Year – 2018” by Best Lawyers.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Litigation
  • Family Law


  • Wayne State University
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 1970
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan 1970