McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Principal Christian R. Patno, head of the firm’s Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Medical Malpractice group has been included on the Super Lawyers® “Top 100 Ohio” List and was once again recognized as the #3 highest ranked attorney in Ohio (for the third year in a row). Mr. Patno has been honored on the Ohio Super Lawyers® List for 19 years, 16 of which he has been recognized on the “Top 100 Ohio” List, including each of the last nine years. Mr. Patno’s Ohio Super Lawyers® ranking comes in the areas of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability.
With over 30 years of distinguished, complex trial experience, he oversees the personal injury practice at the Firm. Mr. Patno focuses on catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and defamation matters. He has dedicated his career and utilized the extensive knowledge gained to not only help clients in court, but just as importantly, to educate manufacturers, employers and property owners of the unique dangers which exist in their environment and how to protect against them. Mr. Patno is the sitting Vice President of the Ohio Association for Justice, the Ohio chapter of the largest plaintiff’s bar association in the country. He is also a longtime Board Member and Past President of the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, and a member of the Negligence Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Patno is also a Diplomat Trial Advocate certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and William K. Thomas Inn of Court.
“This is a great honor for Chris and a great honor for our firm,” said Rob Glickman, Managing Principal at McCarthy Lebit. “We’ve known for many years that Chris is one of the best trial lawyers in Northeast Ohio and we couldn’t be happier to see him recognized in this way.“
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