Frank T. Aiello


Headshot of Owner, Frank Aiello

Frank T. Aiello


P:    (248) 595-0064


Frank T. Aiello is a partner of Michigan-based Athos Law.

Mr. Aiello is a nationally recognized litigator who has specialized in litigation his entire career. He has served as lead counsel in more than 70 jury trials, and has won many multi-million dollar trial verdicts and settlements.

Early in his career, Mr. Aiello practiced law with a large Detroit defense firm. Later, he joined a large plaintiff firm in Southfield.

Mr. Aiello founded Ellias & Aiello in 2003 where he led a team of litigators specializing in tort litigation. Serving as lead litigator and managing partner, he grew the law firm into one of the most respected boutique law firms in SE Michigan. In 2007, he merged his practice with long-time friend David Shea, creating the Shea & Aiello firm.  His current scope of practice incorporates business litigation and tort litigation. Mr. Aiello’s highly-specialized experience and expertise in the litigation arena has helped clients throughout Michigan and across the nation.

Mr. Aiello has earned an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell—the highest level of professional excellence attainable— for both his legal ability and high ethical standards. Over the last 35 years, he has been recognized multiple times in Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Million Dollar Verdicts & Settlements. He has been honored for several consecutive years as both a Michigan SuperLawyer and a Michigan TopLawyer. He is a member of the Michigan Association for Justice, and is a Case Evaluator for Wayne County Case Evaluation. Mr. Aiello is also a securities arbitrator for FINRA.

Mr. Aiello earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan and is a 1988 graduate of Wayne State University Law School.