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Attorney Saulius D. Polteraitis

Saulius D. Polteraitis

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Biography

Saulius currently serves as a Senior Associate with Janes, Van Camp, Moffatt & Selzer. His primarily focus is representing hospitals and health professionals in the defense of complex medical malpractice claims. In addition, Saulius has experience representing clients in general negligence, product liability, employment and premises liability matters. 

Prior to taking his current position, Saulius spent thirteen years in medical malpractice defense at Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, where he was promoted to partner. He has litigated medical malpractice cases across the state of Michigan. 

Saulius graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. While in law school, Saulius clerked for the Honorable Stephen Frazzini in Connecticut Superior Court. He worked as a summer associate for a general practice firm in Exeter, New Hampshire, where his experience included criminal defense. He also completed an internship with the Connecticut Attorney General's Anti-trust Department. After graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Law, Saulius returned to Michigan where he worked as an associate for a well-known personal injury firm in downtown Detroit, specializing in medical malpractice claims. 

Saulius is a member of the Negligence and the Health Law Sections of the State Bar of Michigan, and a President Emeritus of the Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) where he co-chairs the Membership Committee.

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2005
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Past Positions

  • Foley Baron Metzger & Juip, Senior Principal/Partner, 2008 to 2021
  • McKeen & Associates, Associate, 2005 to 2008

Languages

  • English
  • Lithuanian

Professional Associations

  • Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management, Board of Director, 2019 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Associate

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2005