• The Ohio State University, B.A., 2000
  • The University of Akron School of Law , J.D., 2004


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Correctional Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010

Representative Matters

  • Obtained defense verdict at trial on behalf of national trucking company and its driver arising from motor vehicle collision.
  • Defended and favorably resolved wrongful death claim in case alleging malpractice against county jail medical staff.
  • Successfully defended Big Three automobile manufacturer in numerous breach of warranty and consumer protection statute trials and binding arbitrations.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of dentist at correctional facility accused of malpractice in case involving severe infection resulting in permanent neurological injuries. Judgment upheld on appeal.
  • Defended county nurses against 42 U.S.C. 1983 civil rights claims arising out of use of anti-suicide gowns.
  • Prevailed on summary judgment and subsequent appeal defending a national broadcast satellite service provider in negligence case where a roofer allegedly tripped over a cable causing him to fall and suffer spinal injuries and paralysis.