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In the trial of lawsuits, there is no substitute for experience. I have been trying cases since 1988, gone to verdict over 100 times, arbitrated and mediated at least as many cases, and briefed and argued numerous appeals. Here are some of the highlights:




for wrongful death of special needs child on school bus


for law firm shareholder in dispute over value of his shares upon break-up of firm


for wrist fracture from trip/fall in mall parking lot


for trip/fall victim of post-concussive syndrome


for lender v. borrower who breached loan agreements


for hedge fund against law firm and third-party administrator who provided inadequate advice regarding processing redemption of deceased limited partner’s interest in fund


for unsecured lender from fraudulent borrower


for victim of unnecessary spinal surgery


(+fees/costs) for employee terminated in retaliation for making claim of sex discrimination


(jurisdictional record) for injured victim of truck crash


for AIDS victim


for elderly victims of securities fraud


verdict for former partner of large law firm wrongly denied separation payment


for homeowners defrauded by decorator


for doctor in business dispute with colleague


judgment for creditor on loan default claim


substantial verdict for plaintiff in FLSA retaliatory discharge Case


full contract price (+interest) for sellers of real estate in breach of contract against contract purchasers.



for tenants of senior apartment building infested with bedbugs


for tenants of SRO hotel infested with insects

Confidential 8-figure

$ settlement of legal malpractice claim based on mishandlings of M&A


for patients in clinical study who were unlawfully denied promised cancer medicine


for victim of life insurance/securities sales fraud


(excess of Allstate policy limit) for victim of highway crash with severe hip/pelvic fracture


for underage victim of sexual assault by store clerk


for victim of defective skid-steer who lost two toes in an workplace accident


for wrongful death of 76 year old victim of hospital ER’s failure to timely diagnose heart attack


settlement of insured is fraud claims against health insurer


for victim of psychiatric malpractice (sexual relationship with therapist)


for victim of hospital’s breach in sterile technique during C-Section


for victim of airborne mold contamination of rental apartment


for homebuyers who were defrauded by developer’s sales fraud


of homeowner’s consumer fraud claims against builder



  • $500K fraudulent transfer claim
  • Defense verdict for municipality against claims that EMT negligence caused wrongful death of patient
  • Summary judgment in favor of defendant sued as personal guarantor on equipment leases
  • No liability for client sued by former lawyer attempting to collect contingent fee
  • For employer in $9MM wrongful termination claim
  • Acquittal of client charged with stalking and telephone harassment
  • Judgment for yacht club that sponsored regatta during which plaintiff suffered severe injury
  • Retention (at full pay/benefits) of School Psychologist by school board whose termination for cause was sought by Supt.
  • For Commercial lender against $10MM claim that it wrongly caused termination of C.F.O. of borrower
  • For trucking company against $3.3MM injury claims of adverse motorist
  • For trucking company against wrongful death claim brought by estate of pedestrian
  • For auto dealer in products liability action alleging defective car seat
  • For manufacturer of electrical starter in products liability case arising out of plant fire
  • For auto dealer group in consumer fraud class action
  • For contractor in wrongful death action alleging improper roadway design
  • In favor of client against attorney charging an excessive contingent fee
  • On a pro bono basis, negotiated full release of $500K+ past due payment claim asserted against charter school by custodial services contractor on a “walk-away” basis, for $0 in consideration.
  • For hedge-funds that guaranteed defaulted $1MM loan on terms that allowed for payments timed to minimize disruption to funds and investors
  • For trucking company, lowest/earliest settlement among dozen defendants client in multi-death collision case
  • For developer of condo conversion on terms that removed recalcitrant partner as impediment to sale of property at significant profit
  • For largest auto dealer group in OH of consumer fraud/TILA class action that threatened existence of business and personal assets of its owners



Things to look
for in a lawyer

My Experience

In the trial of lawsuits, there is no substitute for experience.
I have been trying cases since 1988, gone to verdict over 100 times,
arbitrated and mediated at least as many cases,
and briefed and argued numerous appeals.

My Promise

I promise thorough, thoughtful preparation and fearless,
compassionate advocacy. After all these years, there is no other
way I know of to provide clients with the service and results they

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