Christian R. Patno

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, OH

McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA
 | 101 West Prospect Avenue, Suite 1800
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-696-1422
Fax: 216-696-1210
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christian R. Patno has more than 20 years of trial experience in catastrophic personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death claims and other complex matters. Over the course of his career, he has helped his clients to win more than two dozen verdicts or settlements in excess of $1 million. A principal at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA, Mr. Patno represents clients in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as on national and international levels.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Mr. Patno is admitted to practice in Ohio state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court. He is certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and serves as a certified lawyer mentor for the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Throughout his career, Mr. Patno has received numerous awards in recognition of his outstanding work. He is rated AV Preeminent* by the peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell and was named by Inside Business Magazine to its list of leading lawyers in Northeast Ohio. Mr. Patno is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and received an award from America's Most Honored Professionals, an organization that recognizes individuals for their professional excellence.

In addition to his successful practice, Mr. Patno belongs to several professional organizations, including the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association for Justice and the Litigation Counsel of America. He also serves as master of the bench for the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court and a director for the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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About Christian Patno

Admitted: 1990, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.mccarthylebit.com/our-people/christian-r-patno

Honors/Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory: AV Rating, Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Fellow
  • Inside Business Magazine, Leading Lawyer in Northeast Ohio
  • The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Super Lawyers, One of the Top 50 "Super Lawyers" in the City of Cleveland
  • Super Lawyers, One of the Top 10 "Super Lawyers" in Ohio
  • Banks Baldwin Outstanding Clinical Law Student Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Civil Trial Advocate, The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member Negligence Law Committee
  • Ohio Supreme Court, Certified Lawyer Mentor
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Diplomat
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Trustee
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, Director
  • William K. Thomas Inn of Courts, Master of the Bench
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Educational Background:

  • Union College, Schenectady, New York, B.A., Departmental Honors, 1987
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Office Location for Christian R. Patno

101 West Prospect Avenue
Suite 1800
Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone: 216-696-1422

Fax: 216-696-1210

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Last Updated: 8/20/2018

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