Numinen, DeForge & Toutant, P.C.

Criminal, Injury And Divorce Counsel In The Upper Peninsula

Criminal, Injury And Divorce Counsel In The Upper Peninsula

Phillip Toutant





Phillip B. Toutant concentrates his practice on representing injured people in civil litigation throughout Michigan and the United States. He also represents clients in commercial/corporate litigation, and represents healthcare providers in varying matters in and out of the litigation context. 

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: Moot Court, McGee Civil Rights National Moot Court Team, Minneapolis, MN
    • Honors: Semi-Finalist, Arthur Neef In-House Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Mock Trial, American Association for Justice National Team
    • Honors: Winner, Donald E. Barris Trial Competition & Barris Trial Scholarship
  • Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Credit Abroad
    • Major: Environmental Studies and Applications

Published Works

  • The Case for Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire (McKeen & Toutant), 90 Mich B J 30, 2011
  • Michigan Lawyers' Weekly 2010 Million-Dollar Verdicts & Settlements, (Top Settlement Nos. 16 & 26, Co-counsel with Brian McKeen), 25 Mich L W 235, 238, 2011
  • “Michigan No-Fault and Medical Billing,” Michigan Medical Biller’s Association Meeting, June 3, 2015
  • “Michigan No-Fault and Medical Billing,” Oakland County Medical Society Group Managers’ Meeting, May 6, 2015
  • “OIG 2014 Work Plan: Continued Imaging Compliance Focus”, by Dresevic A and Toutant, PB, AHRA Link, March, 2014
  • “CMS Issues Guidance in Case of EHR Incentive Audit”, by Dresevic A, Kalmowitz, CF and Toutant, PB, AHRA Link, May, 2013
  • Franz T, Jury Awards $2.5 Million After Propane Explosion, 33 Mich L W 6, 1 & 20 , 2018
  • Michigan Lawyers’ Weekly 2018 Million-Dollar Verdicts & Settlements (Top Verdict No. 8), 33 Mich L W 13, 5B, 2019

Honors and Awards

  • Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter
  • Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • 10/10 AVVO Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating

Pro Bono Activities

  • Marquette County Bar Association
  • Oakland County Inn of Court
  • Coach, AAJ National Mock Trial Team, Wayne State Law School
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Section on Litigation
  • State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Partridge Creek Educational Farm, Ishpeming, Michigan

Practice Areas

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