Personal Injury Lawyer Cleveland, Ohio
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Attorney Jack Landskroner

A dedicated personal injury lawyer who fights for what’s right

Personal injury attorney Jack Landskroner believes it’s very important to help people get their day in court and speak on their behalf ─ and it’s a responsibility the legal team at his Cleveland law firm takes seriously. As an attorney, Jack considers each client’s unique point of view and perspective when handling their case so he can truly represent their best interests.

Whether it’s helping injured people after accidents or being a strong advocate for abused and neglected children, Jack approaches each case with compassion and an open mind, as well as a drive to deliver justice. That’s what you deserve, and that’s why so many people throughout Ohio trust Landskroner Law Firm, LLC to produce results.

Jack is a former president of the national public interest organization, The Public Justice Foundation. He has also served as a trustee of the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys.
A top AV-rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, Jack has also been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers for more than 10 consecutive years. He has also been acknowledged as a “local litigation star” by Benchmark Plaintiff, from the publishers of Institutional Investor.

Jack was honored to receive the Garretson Courage Award in 2014 for his representation of 11 children caged by their adoptive/foster parents under the supervision of child protection agencies, social workers, and other professionals who failed in their responsibilities. He also received the President’s Award from the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys for his work in the community protecting the interests of children.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio Bar, 1992
  • Northern District of Ohio Federal Trial Bar, 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1994
  • Board Certified Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) (not recognized by Ohio Commission of Certification of Attorney Specialists), 1999 – 2019
  • United States Supreme Court, 2002
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2003
  • Southern District of Ohio Federal Trial Bar, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2007
  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate (NBCPPA), 2012

Education

  • B.A., Boston University (Law and Social Relations), 1989
  • J.D., Cleveland Marshall College of Law, 1992

Professional Experience

  • Attorney and Advocate practicing Civil Litigation; class action litigation, wrongful death, product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, insurance law, with special interest in the representation of children.
  • Managing Member, Landskroner Law Firm, LLC, 2019 – Present
  • Principal, Landskroner Grieco Merriman, LLC, 2003 – 2019
  • Managing Member, The Landskroner Law Firm, Ltd., 1997 – 2002
  • Associate, Landskroner & Phillips Co., L.P.A., 1992 – 1996
  • Landskroner & Phillips Co., L.P.A., 1989 – 1992

Professional Memberships/Appointments/Certificates/Honors

  • Named to Local Lawyers Super Attorneys 2018 by the Cleveland Jewish News
  • Recipient of the Courage Award by the Ohio Association for Justice (2014)
  • Selected as Ohio Litigation Star by Benchmark Plaintiff, from the publishers of Institutional Investor (2013 – 2014)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (2012 – Present)
  • Selected as one of Cleveland’s “Top Rated Lawyers” by Martindale Hubbell (2012 – 2013)
  • Selected by Inside Business Magazine as a 2010 Leading Lawyer honoring the top one percent of Northeast Ohio’s attorneys
  • Outside Counsel to the Attorney General of the State of Ohio (2009 – 2019)
  • AV-rated attorney (highest rating awarded Martindale Hubbell)
  • Named to Ohio Super Lawyers (2004 – 2019)
  • Recognized as one of Ohio’s Top 100 lawyers
  • Life Member: Eighth Judicial District of Ohio Conference
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ)
  • Public Justice Foundation (PJ) – Elected President (2012 – 2013); Executive Committee Member (2006 – 2019); elected to The Board of Directors (1999 – Present) “State of Ohio Coordinator” (1994 – Present)
  • Federal Bar Association: Northern District of Ohio Chapter (2009 – Present)
  • Kent State University Paralegal Program Advisory Committee (1999 – 2015)
  • Cuyahoga County Guardian Ad Litem (1999 – Present)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA). Elected to the Board of Directors (2002 – 2005); (2006 – 2009); (2009 – 2012)
  • 2007 Recipient of the CATA President’s Award for exceptional services
  • Recipient of the President’s Award for providing National Leadership (2013)
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association (2004 – 2005)
  • Ohio State Bar Association (1992 – 2001)
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Alumni Association (Life Member)
  • Recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Attorneys, Inside Business 2009

Lecturer/Commentator

  • Ohio Association of Justice (OAJ): “Consumer Law Update: Identifying” (2014)
  • National Association of Trial Lawyers – Executives (NATLE) 2013: Public Justice and Public Interest Litigation (San Francisco, CA)
  • Baldwin Wallace University: Guest lecturer “Business Ethics and Legal Accountability of Multinational Corporations” (2012 – 2013)
  • Business Tort Seminar “Shareholder Derivative Actions” (2011) (Ohio Association for Justice)
  • Akron Law School: Guest speaker “Public Interest Work as a Private Practitioner” (2011)
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio: “Update on Class Actions” Discussion Panel (2010)
  • Ohio Association of Justice (OAJ): “Class Securities & Derivative Actions” (2008)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA): “Consumer Class Action Litigation” (2004)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA): “Employment Intentional Tort” (2002)
  • National Council of Jewish Women: Child Advocacy: “Love A Kid, Lock A Gun” (2001)
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers (OATL) Medical Negligence Seminar – Mediation in the Medical Malpractice Case (1999)
  • 850 Radio Mike Solomon Show: “Nursing Homes Negligence” (1999)
  • Faces of the Future Child Advocacy National Seminar; “Focus Groups” Atlanta, GA (1999)
  • WJW TV 8 Cleveland: Tort Reform: (1997)
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons; Mid-Summer Symposium: “The Role of FDA in Malpractice Liability” Minneapolis, MN (1996)
  • WNPR/WCPN National Public Radio: Guest commentator “House Bill 350-Tort Reform” (1996)
  • Case Western University School of Law “Public Interest Law” (1996)
  • WERE Radio “Bob Zashin and the Law” guest appearance “Consumer Law”, “Product Liability Law” (1994), (1999)
  • WJW TV 8 Cleveland: Appearance as Guest Commentator (1995)
  • Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University: “Legal Aspects of Nurse Midwifery (The Federal Dumping Statute)” (1994)
  • Fraternal Order of Police George Murray (Lodge 67): “Labor Relations” (1994)
  • University School: Constitutional Law Classes; Business Profession Classes (1993-1995)

Publications

  • Bar Journal (Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association): “Arbitration and the Effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Conception Case” (January 2013) Co-author F. Paul Bland
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys: News: “Bad Faith Insurance Practices” (Summer 2006) Co-author Rebecca Castell
  • Ohio Trial (Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), “Gender Injustice and Tort Reform” (Vol. 14, Issue 2), co-author David M. Beninger (Summer 2004)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys: News: “Class Action Litigation” (Summer 2003)
  • Ohio Trial (Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), “Fighting Federal Preemption” (Volume 13, Issue 2), co-authors Arthur H. Bryant and Leslie A. Brueckner
  • Ohio Trial (Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), “Fighting Unnecessary Court Secrecy” (Volume 13, Issue 1)
  • Ohio Lawyer, “U.S. Supreme Court Allows Fee-Silent Arbitration Clauses” (March/April 2001, Volume 15, No. 2)
  • The Cleveland Bar Journal: “Federal Pre-emption: Geier and its implications” (February 2001)
  • Past Guest Columnist: Chagrin Valley Times
  • Past Contributor Opinion Editorials “The Columbus Dispatch”
  • Past Contributor Opinion Editorials “The Daily Legal News”
  • Past Contributor to the “Cleveland Plain Dealer” Opinion Editorials
  • Past Contributor to Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers “Advisory”
  • Columnist: Link Magazine, The Legal Eagle “Prenuptial Agreements, A Thing That Makes You Go Hmm” (1992)

Non-Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder: The Landskroner Foundation for Children: a children’s advocacy organization
  • Reach Out America: Non-profit organization created in 2005 to assist hurricane victims
  • Rotsky Foundation for Mentors
  • Boston University Alumni Representative
  • Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • “Meals on Wheels” volunteer (1992 – 2001)
  • Cleveland City Club (1997-2001)
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cleveland – Division of Youth Visions (1992-1995)