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Jamie R. Lebovitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Aviation & Aerospace Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Nurenberg Paris Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.
600 Superior Avenue East, Suite 1200
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-621-2300
Fax: 216-771-2242
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Aviation and Aerospace (80%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jamie R. Lebovitz is a senior partner at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy. He practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation with a concentration in aviation, railroad, and trucking calamities. Jamie has more than 25 years of experience as a trial attorney, and he has recovered numerous multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts in cases against commercial airlines, aircraft manufacturers, railroad and trucking companies, and the federal government.

He’s a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association of Justice, the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Ohio State, Cleveland, and Cuyahoga County Bar Associations, the Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association, and numerous other organizations.

Jamie has been appointed by federal and state courts as a member of the lead trial counsel team and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in aviation and railroad accident cases. In these roles, he has coordinated the investigation and preparation of cases for trial on behalf of all claimants and litigants.

He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, which has been the leading authority on peer review evaluation of a lawyer’s capabilities for more than 100 years. The rating is awarded to lawyers who have achieved the highest levels of professional skill and integrity in their fields.

In addition, Law & Politics recognizes Jamie as an Ohio Super Lawyer®. Attorneys who receive this title are chosen by their peers and the independent research of Law & Politics as representatives of the top attorneys in their state.

Jamie is married and has three children. Outside of the office, he enjoys skiing, reading, traveling, playing golf and tennis, and wine tasting.

About Jamie R. Lebovitz

First Admitted: 1982

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Jamie has served on numerous boards and committees, both in the legal community and philanthropic community including, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, MedWish, Park Synagogue, and many others.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 36th Award Convention, Ohio Association for Justice, Lecturer
  • Overview of Commercial Aviation Litigation, Columbus, Ohio
  • Aviation Law and Contracts - Implications of the Warsaw Convention, Columbus, Ohio
  • Lebovitz, Jamie. Foreward. The Long Nights of Mourning: A Journey with Grief After Sudden Loss. By Janis Ost Ford. 2003. xi-xiii.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Chesterfield County Superior Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar, Lawyers-Pilots Association, Ohio Association for Justice, Ohio State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Third Judicial District of Utah
  • Ohio Bar, 1982
  • Bergen County Superior Court
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Utah
  • Philadelphia Courts of Common Pleas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District of Columbia, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • Elkhart County Superior Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

Educational Background

  • Cleveland State University, B.A., cum laude, 1979


  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
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Office Location for Jamie R. Lebovitz

600 Superior Avenue East
Suite 1200
Cleveland, OH 44114

Last Updated: 7/15/2021

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