Jeffrey A. Leikin
Firm: Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.
Address: 6100 Oak Tree Boulevard, Suite 200
Independence, OH 44131
Membership: American Association for Justice; Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys; Cleveland Bar Association; Erie County Bar Association; Lake County Bar Association; Ohio Association for Justice; American Board of Trial Advocates.
University: University of Colorado, B.A., 1981 Beta Theta Pi, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., 1984 Tau Epsilon Rho
Admitted: 1985, Ohio; 2012, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Leikin began working as a law clerk at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy in 1982 while attending Cleveland State University, Cleveland- Marshall College of Law. After graduation, he joined our litigation team and began practicing personal injury law. In his first decade of practice, Jeff worked closely with John J. McCarthy, Esquire, a mentor, colleague, and friend with the firm. Jeff was named partner in 1994. Jeff is a native to Cleveland, born and raised on the city's east side. During his legal career, he has served as a referral counsel for the United Auto Workers (UAW), Transport Workers Union (TWU), and as a panel member of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and arbitrator for the Common Pleas Court of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. As a trial attorney, Jeff has handled cases in various counties throughout Ohio. In addition, he has jury trial experience in New York and Pennsylvania. Jeff has tried more than 100 cases before a jury and received numerous million dollar verdicts in personal injury cases, including the area of medical malpractice. Honors and Awards: Chosen by ALM Legal Readers as one of Cleveland's top medical malpractice lawyers. Selected for inclusion in the 2004 to 2006 and 2009 to 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media.