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Michael J. Elliott

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Akron attorney Michael J. Elliott has been practicing law since 1998 and focuses his practice on personal injury, employment law, commercial litigation, and investor rights. He has litigation experience in many of the courts throughout Ohio at both the trial and appellate levels, along with significant federal court experience. His experience representing clients in court and arbitration forums, beginning with the initial case evaluation all the way through trial, is for all matters including personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, wrongful termination and discrimination, investment fraud and business dissolution. He is a frequent lecturer in trial practice as well as in many of the above areas of law.

Areas of Practice

  • Product Liability
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpratice
  • Employment Law
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Workplace Discrimination
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Investment Losses Litigation

Certification & Honors

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998
    Juris Doctor
  • Ohio University, 1991
    Bachelor of Arts

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Published Works

Follow the Money - Do the Due Diligence on your Investment Advisor, SmartBusiness Cleveland Ed. (September 2006).

Protecting Your Clients' Physician-Patient Privilege in a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Ohio Trial, Volume 11, Issue 4 (Summer 2001).

Speaking Engagements

  • Civil Court Procedure and Strategy Boot Camp, National Business Institute seminar, December 2011
  • Evidence and Expert Testimony – Best Practices, National Business Institute seminar, December 2010
  • The Art of the Settlement, National Business Institute seminar, March 2007
  • 2003 Special Legislative Seminar, The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers (n.k.a., The Ohio Association for Justice), February 2003

Courts and Other Forums

  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • American Arbitration Association
  • National Association of Securities Dealers
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Summit County Association for Justice
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association

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