Brian N. Eisen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Cleveland, OH

The Eisen Law Firm Co., L.P.A.
1300 E. Ninth Street, Suite 1801
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-687-0900
Fax: 216-687-0651
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1992
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%), Business Litigation (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Brian N. Eisen is the managing partner at The Eisen Law Firm Co., L.P.A., located in Cleveland, Ohio. Focusing his practice exclusively on civil litigation, he represents clients throughout the northeast portion of the state who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of medical professionals and health care facilities, handling both medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Eisen received his undergraduate degree in neurobiology from Harvard University in 1988, graduating magna cum laude. He then went on to attend Harvard Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1992. While in law school, Mr. Eisen served on the Harvard Environmental Law Review and won the Addison Brown Prize for his legal writing skills. After graduation, he served for one year as a law clerk for a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and then joined the U.S. Department of Justice, spending three years as a trial attorney before going into private practice.

Admitted to practice in Ohio and the District of Columbia, Mr. Eisen is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he is highly regarded by his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Eisen is also long been active participant in several legal organizations, including the Ohio Association for Justice, where he is a former chair of its Medical Malpractice Section, the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He is frequently called upon to give presentations on trial strategies and related topics.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


15 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

About Brian N. Eisen

Admitted: 1992

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • Christ's College Cambridge University, Cambridge, England - 1987 Major: Zoology
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, MA B.A. magna cum laude - 1988 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Major: Neurobiology

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases, Lorman Education Services, 2003 - Present
  • Lecture for annual convention on the basics of diagnostic testing, including sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value. Discussion of how attorneys can use knowlege of diagnostic testing to succeed in medical negligence cases., Invited Lecuture, Testing, Testing, 1...2...3 The Basics of Diagnostic Testing, Ohio Association for Justice, 2014
  • Sports Litigation and the Conflict of Law, Seton Hall J. Sport Law, Vol 3 No.1, 1993
  • Davis v. Wal-Mart - Spoliation of Evidence and Res Judicata, Ohio Trial Magazine, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2002
  • Spoliation of Evidence in Ohio, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Trial Problems: Multiple Defendants, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2005 - Present


  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2006
  • Academic prize awarded for best essay on private international law., Addison Brown Prize, Harvard Law School, 1992
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2005 - Present
  • Highest Score - Ohio Bar Examination July 1992, 1992
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007 - present
  • Appointed to Ohio Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners, 2001 - 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
  • Ohio Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners, 1999
  • Trustee/Officer, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2002-Present
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Member, 2002 - Present
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1992
  • President, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2010-2011
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member, 2001 - Present
  • Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2005
  • Medical Negligence Section Chair, Ohio Association for Justice, 2006-2009
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Trustee, 2006 - 2010
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1998 - Present


  • Several other multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in Medical Negligence Cases throughout Ohio
  • Hutchins v. Genito-Urinary Surgeons, Inc., et al., CIO2006-01474 (Lucas County Court of Common Pleas), 2007
  • $3.75M Verdict in Lucas County, Ohio Medical Negligence Case, 2008
  • Barnish v. Neltner, et al., 06CVA-11-15448 (Franklin County Court of Common Pleas), 2009
  • $10.615M Verdict in Franklin County, Ohio Medical Negligence Case, 2009
  • Davis v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 93 Ohio St.3d 488, 2001

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Past President and Trustee Youth Challenge

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • CATA
  • OAJ
  • TLPJ
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Office Location for Brian N. Eisen

1300 E. Ninth Street, Suite 1801
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-687-0900

Fax: 216-687-0651

Last Updated: 7/15/2021

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