Dudnik & Associates founded by Abe Dudnik (born in Russia; moved to U.S. at age 5). Joined by Samuel Komito (offices in the Engineering Building until 1988).
Well known for representing injured railroad workers and people injured in auto, cab, bus, and trucking accidents.
Scholarship fund established at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law by Abe Dudnik. Established in memory of his mother who put him through law school.
Dudnik files suit against International Motor Freight for injury at Noble Products Plant.
Marshall Nurenberg joins firm in February as a clerk. He is admitted to the bar in March of 1953.
1953Dudnik named Regional Counsel of the Switchmen’s Union of North America.
Dudnik heads the Practicing Law Institute as part of the Cuyahoga Bar Association.
Leon Plevin joins the firm after working for Dudnik as an investigator through law school.
Dudnik teaches medical trial techniques weekly at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He donates his salary to aid indigent students.
Aaron Jacobson joins the firm after a short career as a reporter for the Dayton Daily News and Cleveland News covering police beat.
Nurenberg is well known for his cases involving railroad workers in FELA cases.
Dudnik files suit against Trans-American Corp for violating Sherman Anti-trust Law by conspiring to monopolize the bail bonding business throughout the country.
Jack McCarthy joins the firm from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s office.
Abe Dudnik passes away. Firm becomes known as Komito, Nurenberg, Plevin, Jacobson, Heller & McCarthy.
Gallick v. B & O Railroad, United States Supreme Court (Dudnik Nurenberg’s U.S. Supreme Court bug bite case. Record $625,000 Verdict.)
Kelley’s Island 1962 air crash trial by Marshall Nurenberg in Erie County Common Pleas against Sky Tours, Inc.
Verdict of $1.3 million for three orphans in fatal chlorine gas leak trial. One of the highest wrongful death awards in the history of Ohio courts at that time.
Firm develops product liability practice involving consumer and industrial products.
Thomas Mester joins the firm as an attorney.
Hired in-house investigators Bill Fife, followed by John Zarzeczny and Dan Davis in years following.
Aaron Jacobson named Chairman of Medical-Legal committee of the Academy of Medicine.
Marshall Nurenberg named as Fellow of International Academy of Lawyers.
Aaron Jacobson appointed Editor of Cleveland Bar Journal.
Appellate Department developed, headed by Harlan Gordon, followed by Kathy St. John.
Workers' Compensation Department established.
David Paris joins the firm as an attorney.
$2.28 million verdict in Sours case. Firm's first auto crashworthiness case against General Motors.
Hired first paralegal, Tamara Brininger.
Firm changed name to Nurenberg, Plevin, Heller & McCarthy.
Moved from Engineers Building to Standard Building.
Firm develops National Aviation practice when Jamie Lebovitz joins firm.
1991NP Law litigation software developed. Computerized docket.
David Paris instructor at Trial Advocacy Institute at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Holeton v. Crouse Cartage – striking down of old WC subrogation statute
Firm files first class action against State Farm Insurance Company.
Anne L. Kilbane elected to the Court of Appeals, 8th District of Ohio.
John White aviation case – $7.5 million, largest aviation verdict in Ohio by Jamie Lebovitz
www.nphm.com website launched.
$2.25 million verdict in firm's first birth injury case tried by Thomas Mester and Bill Jacobson.
Alaska Airline aviation cases result in global $300 million settlement.
David Paris elected president of CATA.
SuperLawyers & Rising Stars: Thomas Mester, David Paris, Jamie Lebovitz, William Jacobson, Kathleen St. John, Jonathan Mester, and Andy Young
David Paris resolves $10 million consumer class action against Spitzer Auto Group.
Changed name to Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy.
David Paris named Fellow of International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
David Paris & Kathleen St. John settle State Farm class action for $31 million after 11-year battle.
Thomas Mester co-instructor at Case Western Reserve University in Law in Movies.
NPHM begins new branding campaign. NP boxes & Experience Matters logo created.
David Paris named Cleveland State University Distinguished Alumni of the Year.
David Paris named Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Distinguished Alumni of the Year.
$11 million verdict in aviation crash in Philadelphia State Court by Jamie Lebovitz.
Community Matters logo developed.
Nala Evan's medical malpractice birth injury verdict for $8.5 million by William Jacobson and Thomas Mester.
U.S. News Best Lawyer Award
Miller wrongful death verdict in the Ohio Court of Claims for $3.4 Million in fatal pothole accident by Jamie Lebovitz.
Martindale Client Distinction Awards to David Paris, Jamie Lebovitz, and Thomas Mester
Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy scholarship endowments top $700,000 at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve University.
Firm moves to 5\3 Building at 600 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH.
Attorney Jordan D. Lebovitz obtains his commercial driver’s license to better understand the perspective of truck drivers.
Managing partner David M. Paris inducted into the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of Fame as a Living Legend.
Partner Pamela E. Pantages and attorney Jeffrey M. Heller obtain a $2.75 million verdict, one of the highest in Montgomery County history, for a plaintiff who suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth.
Slogan changes to “Fighting For The Injured Since 1928”