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Michael Jerome Manahan

Litigation Attorney at Toledo, OH

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During Michael's 36-years in the practice of law, he has been a litigator. His litigation career began with his employment with the Lucas County Prosecuting Attorney's office in 1979. In 1982 he was engaged primarily in the defense of insurance companies and their insureds, in both first and third-party claims. Since 2007, he has broadened his practice to include business and commercial litigation, as well as representing an insurance carrier in the Keweenaw Bay Michigan Tribal Court. Michael is highly regarded for his work ethic and reasonable approach to a decision making process, which results in successful outcomes for his clients. Litigation Practice Areas: • Special Investigations for Insurance Companies; • Examinations Under Oath; • Legal Opinions re: Theft and Fire Losses; • General Litigation relating to Property & Casualty Insurance Losses; • Business and Commercial Litigation; • Corporate Fraud Investigations; • Allegations of Psychiatric Malpractice; • Construction Claim Defense, Litigation Management and Coverage Opinions, and • Maritime Law
State MI
Status Not authorized to practice-Administrative
Acquired 2013
Updated 04/08/2023
State OH
Status Inactive
Acquired 1979
Updated 05/02/2023

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Rohrbachers Cron Manahan Trimble & Zimmerman Co LPA
405 Madison Ave
8th Floor
Toledo, OH, 43604-1243


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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Rohrbachers Cron Manahan Trimble & Zimmerman Co LPA
  • 2005 - Present
  • Partner
  • Manahan, Pietrykowski, DeLaney & Wasielewski
  • 1982 - 2007
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Lucas County Judicial System
  • 1979 - 1982


  • University of Toledo College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • Ohio State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975
  • Villanova University
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Randle v. Allstate Indemnity Company, 649 F. Supp. 2nd 675 (N.D. Ohio 2009) (Carr J.)
  • Hague v. Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Case No. 3:13 CV 2677 (Zouhary J.)
  • State of Ohio v. Ballard, CR 201401170


  • St. Francis De Sales High School Athletic Initiative
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - 2014
  • West Toledo YMCA
  • Board of Directors
  • 2005 - 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in Toledo Area Law 2014
  • Toledo Business Journal
  • 2014


  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Quarterly
  • Avoiding Bad Faith in First Party Claims,”
  • 2001

Speaking Engagements

  • Advanced Insurance Coverage Law Seminar
  • “Examinations Under Oath in Complex Insurance Coverage Cases”
  • 2013
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators’ Ohio
  • "2012 Insurance Coverage and Litigation Roundtable"
  • 2012
  • Fall Meeting
  • “Avoiding Bad Faith in First Party Claims,”
  • 2001
  • Special Investigation Unit
  • “Bad Faith in First Party Claims,”
  • 2000
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Toledo Litigation Lawyer Michael Jerome Manahan
Michael Jerome Manahan
Litigation Attorney
Toledo, OH