Ahmed Hassouna, Novara, Tesija, Catenacci, McDonald, & Baas PLLC Photo


University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2004

Loyola University-Chicago School of Law, Study Abroad Program in Rome, Italy, 2002

Michigan State University, B.A., 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court
    - Eastern District of Michigan 

Ahmed Hassouna leads the Alternative Dispute Resolution team, including facilitative mediation and arbitration, after spending more than a decade as in-house trial counsel with two Fortune 500 national insurance companies.


As lead counsel, Ahmed independently managed all phases of litigation from pre-suit through resolution, including discovery, dispositive motions, case evaluation, facilitation, arbitration, trial preparation and trial. 

His experience as a litigator spans a wide array of practice areas, including personal injury, No-Fault, automobile negligence, premises and commercial liability, dog bite, medical malpractice, toxic tort and subrogation matters.  

He is an approved and appointed Case Evaluation panelist for Macomb, Oakland and Wayne County Circuit Courts.

Ahmed began his career as a Law Clerk for the 46th Circuit Trial Court serving Crawford, Kalkaska and Otsego Counties.  There, he clerked for The Honorable Alton T. Davis, now Justice Emeritus of the Michigan Supreme Court.    

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

President, Association of Defense Trial Counsel, 2021; Vice-President, 2020; Member since 2011

Member, State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Section

Member, Arab American Bar Association

Member, 46th Circuit Bar Association

Member, Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit

Member and Fellow, Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA); Member, OCBA Diversity Committee and American Inn of Court


HAVEN, Football Tailgate Committee 

Knights of Columbus #4188, Knight, Third Degree

100 Men Club

News & Events

Awards & Recognition

Honors & Recognitions

Michigan Super Lawyers, Personal Injury-Defense, 2023

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, General Litigation, 2010

Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating

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