Jamie R. Lebovitz
Firm: Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.
Address: 6100 Oak Tree Boulevard, Suite 200
Independence, OH 44131
Membership: American Association for Justice; American Bar Association; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; The District of Columbia Bar; Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association; Martindale-Hubbell®; Ohio Association for Justice; Ohio State Bar Association.
University: Cleveland State University, B.A., cum laude, 1979, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1982
Admitted: 1982, Ohio, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court Northern and Central Districts of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Dis
Biography: Jamie R. Lebovitz is a senior partner at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy. He practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation with a concentration in aviation, railroad, and trucking calamities. Jamie has more than 25 years of experience as a trial attorney, and he has recovered numerous multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts in cases against commercial airlines, aircraft manufacturers, railroad and trucking companies, and the federal government.He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association of Justice, the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Ohio State, Cleveland, and Cuyahoga County Bar Associations, the Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association, and numerous other organizations.Jamie has been appointed by federal and state courts as a member of the lead trial counsel team and the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in aviation and railroad accident cases. In these roles, he has coordinated the investigation and preparation of cases for trial on behalf of all claimants and litigants.He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, which has been the leading authority on peer review evaluation of a lawyer's capabilities for more than 100 years. The rating is awarded to lawyers who have achieved the highest levels of professional skill and integrity in their fields.In addition, Law & Politics recognizes Jamie as an Ohio Super Lawyer®. Attorneys who receive this title are chosen by their peers and the independent research of Law & Politics as representatives of the top attorneys in their state.Jamie is married and has three children. Outside of the office, he enjoys skiing, reading, traveling, playing golf and tennis, and wine tasting.Notable Aviation & Railroad Cases:Air Evac Life Team Helicopter Crash in Boonville, IndianaAlaska Air Flight 261 Crash near Los Angeles, CaliforniaAmerican Airlines/Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 Crash in Kirksville, MissouriBeech 58 Crash near Teterboro, New JerseyBeech V35B Crash in Rock Hill, South CarolinaBurke Lakefront Airport Propeller Fatality, Cleveland, OhioBurlington Northern Train Collision near Los Angeles, CaliforniaCessna P201N Crash in Salmon, IdahoCity of New Orleans Amtrak Train Crash near Chicago, IllinoisComair (Delta Commuter) Flight 3272 Crash near Detroit, MichiganDelta Airlines Flight 7529 Crash near Carrolton, GeorgiaDelta Airlines Flight 810 Disaster near Los Angeles, CaliforniaEast Coast Jets Raytheon Hawker 800 Crash in Owatonna, MinnesotaEgyptAir Flight 990 Crash near Nantucket, MassachusettsGeorgian Express Flight 126 Crash near Pelee Island, Ontario, CanadaHawker Beechcraft F33A Bonanza Crash in Tarentum, PennsylvaniaHughes 269B Helicopter Crash in Cleveland, OhioLancair 235 & Cessna 172L midair collision near Rootstown, OhioMooney M20E Crash in Cedar City, UtahMooney M20M Crash in Midlothian, VirginiaNational Guard C-130 Crash in Evansville, IndianaPiper PA-28R-180 Crash in Perma, MontanaRockwell International 690B Crash in San Juan, Puerto RicoSingapore Airlines Flight 006 Crash at Taipei, TaiwanSwissair Flight Crash near Halifax, Nova ScotiaTWA Flight 800 Crash in Long Island, New YorkU.S. Forestry Service Crash in Flathead County, MontanaUnited Flight 232 Crash in Sioux City, IowaUSAir Flight 1493 Crash at Los Angeles, CaliforniaUSAir Flight 405 Crash at LaGuardia AirportUSAir Flight 427 Crash in Aliquippa, PennsylvaniaUSAir Flight 4743 Crash in Beckley, West VirginiaValujet Flight 592 Crash near Miami, FloridaPublications:The Long Nights of Mourning: A Journey with Grief After Sudden Loss. By Janis Ost Ford, Jamie Lebovitz, Forward. 2003. xi-xiii.Honors and Awards:Selected for inclusion in the 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Ohio Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media; Listed in Best Lawyers® 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.Speaker Opportunities36th Award Convention, Ohio Association for Justice, LecturerOverview of Commercial Aviation Litigation, Columbus, OhioAviation Law and Contracts-Implications of the Warsaw Convention, Columbus, Ohio.