Secrest Wardle Adds New Partner, Associate


Secrest Wardle has added MaryEllen McLeod as a partner and Andrea M. Mannino as an associate attorney in the firm’s Troy office.

McLeod is a member of the firm’s construction, general negligence, malpractice/professional liability, motor vehicle litigation, and the property, fire, and casualty practice groups.  Previously, McLeod practiced as managing attorney at McLeod & Associates. She also served as a member of the Trenton City Council.

She  is a member of the Michigan State Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in all Michigan State Courts, the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

McLeod, of Trenton, earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science and history from the University of Michigan and her juris doctor from Wayne State University School of Law.

Mannino is a member of the firm’s general negligence, motor vehicle litigation, and premises liability practice groups. Previously, she practiced at Hewson & Van Hellemont PC,  handling defense litigation primarily in the area of no-fault claims.

Mannino  is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, and the Italian American Bar Association of Michigan. She has volunteered for the  Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Royal Family KIDS, and World Vision.

Mannino, of Northville, received her Bachelor of Business Administration in international business and economics from Grand Valley State University and her juris doctor from Michigan State University College of Law.