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Phillip Toutant

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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. 

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Defense


  • 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

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

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

Current Employment Position

  • Shareholder / Partner


  • Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter
  • Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • 10/10 AVVO Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating
  • Criminal Justice ACT (CJA) Panel Attorney, U.S. District Court For The western District Of Michigan

Pro-Bono Activities

  • President, Marquette County Bar Association
  • President, Northern Michigan University Paralegal Advisory Committee
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Partridge Creek Educational Farm, Ishpeming, Michigan
  • Adjunct Professor Of Political Science, Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland County Inn of Court
  • Coach, AAJ National Mock Trial Team, Wayne State Law School (2011-2016)
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Section on Litigation
  • State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section