Rob Glickman Honored by Best Lawyers® as 2022 Criminal Defense “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland August 20, 2021

Robert T. Glickman, Managing Principal
Rob Glickman, named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense, Cleveland, by Best Lawyers®.

McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Managing Principal Rob Glickman has been named Cleveland, Ohio’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense: General Practice in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Glickman has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2010 in General Criminal Defense, White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Labor & Employment Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation.

Since joining the firm in 2004, Glickman has litigated matters on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in State and Federal Courts involving white collar crime, construction, securities, employment issues, intellectual property litigation, and professional negligence. Concurrently, Glickman also carries an active alternative dispute resolution practice, serving as a private judge, arbitrator, or mediator in many different types of cases. Additionally, Glickman works in the Education practice group to handle a variety of matters involving educational services and student discipline.

“This is a great honor for Rob and a great honor for our firm,” said Kenneth B. Liffman, a Principal at McCarthy Lebit and the firm’s Chairman of the Board. “We’ve known for many years that Rob is one of the best trial lawyers in Northeast Ohio and we couldn’t be happier to see him get this honor from his peers.“

Prior to joining the firm, Glickman served as a Judge on the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and as an Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor in the Major Trial Unit wherein he was responsible for handling aggravated murder, white collar crime, and other high-profile cases. He tried one of the first cases in the community that was televised on Court TV and received a subsequent feature on Dateline NBC.

Glickman has served as adjunct professor of law at Cleveland State University ‘s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, teaching advanced trial advocacy. He is also a frequent lecturer and panelist at various continuing education seminars.

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