Jeff is a member of the litigation team at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff worked for five years as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office. At the prosecutor’s office, Jeff handled all aspects of criminal prosecution on matters ranging from Aggravated Murder to Drug Possession. Jeff has tried more than 20 cases to a verdict and has argued numerous appeals in front of the Eighth District Court of Appeals.

Jeff focuses 100% of his practice on litigation and believes that trials are necessary in order to keep insurance companies honest. Jeff earned his Juris Doctor in 2011 from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he concentrated his studies on litigation. Jeff also served as editor-in-chief and managing director of the school’s newspaper.

Areas of Practice

Education:

  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 2005
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Reported Decisions:

  • Snell v. Andrews, 2013-Ohio-2915
  • State v. Hoston, 2015-Ohio-5422
  • State v. Crawley, 2015-Ohio-5150
  • State v. Stevens, 2016-Ohio-4699
  • State v. Pountney, 2016-Ohio-4866
  • State v. Williams, 2016-Ohio-8049

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 Pillar of Justice, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office

Community:

  • Leadership Education Development Series (LEADS), Jewish Federation of Cleveland, 2017
  • MedWish, 2017
  • Operation Child Protect, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, 2012-2016
  • Project Penalty Awareness, Pre-Trial Services, United States District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2012-2013