As a partner at Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, Shawn M. Acton protects the rights of people in Cleveland and across the state of Ohio. He handles cases that involve the following matters: personal injury, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, products liability, asbestos litigation and toxic torts.
Mr. Acton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dayton in 1997. He received a Juris Doctor in 2000 from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University.
A personal injury can be devastating both physically and financially. Having seen firsthand how challenging these situations can be, Mr. Acton aggressively represents those who have suffered due to someone else’s negligence. Over the course of his career, he has secured numerous settlements and verdicts in his clients’ favor, enabling them to receive the compensation necessary to start the recovery process.
As a civil trial advocate certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Acton is a fierce adversary in the courtroom. In a recent case, he served as lead trial counsel for the family of a mesothelioma victim and secured a $20 million verdict. For these and other successes, Mr. Acton has been invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
A frequent lecturer, Mr. Acton is a member of the Ohio Association for Justice and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
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