W. Craig Bashein

Top rated personal injury attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Bashein & Bashein Company, L.P.A.
W. Craig Bashein
Bashein & Bashein Company, L.P.A.

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Class action & mass torts, Products liability

Licensed in Ohio since: 1986

Education: The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Bashein & Bashein Company, L.P.A.

Terminal Tower
50 Public Square, 35th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113 Visit website


W. Craig Bashein is the managing partner of Bashein & Bashein Co., L.P.A., of Cleveland, Ohio. A successful trial lawyer, he defends plaintiffs involved in personal injury litigation, medical malpractice lawsuits, auto accident claims, insurance claims, civil rights cases, employment litigation and appellate law.

Attorney Bashein is board-certified in trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has tried more than 150 jury trials in his career. One of his many successes includes Rolf vs. Tri-State Motor before the Ohio Supreme Court, which gave adult children the right to seek damages for injuries to their parents.

As an active member of his legal community, attorney Bashein currently serves on the board of trustees of the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys. He is also a member of the Cleveland and Ohio State Bar Associations, the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Association for Justice.

Due to his great success and advocacy on behalf of his clients, he has been selected for inclusion to the Ohio Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2004.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts, Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 60% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Class action/mass torts
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.basheinlaw.com/About/W-C-Bashein.shtml

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Cleveland Baseball Federation
  • First Tee of Cleveland
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • One of Ohio's Top 10 Attorneys in 2001 by Ohio Lawyers Weekly
Representative Clients:
  • Rolf vs. Tri-State Motor
  • Santos v. Bureau of Workers' Compensation, 2004
  • Neal-Pettit v. Lahman, 2010
Educational Background:
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, B.A., 1983
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1986
  • President, Board of Family Transitional Housing, Inc.,
  • More than 8,000 injured workers to seek and recover reimbursement of more than $52 million of wrongfully withheld workers' compensation benefits in Santos v. Bureau of Workers' Compensation, 2004

Office location for W. Craig Bashein

Terminal Tower
50 Public Square, 35th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113

Phone: 216-771-3239


20 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Top lists

Top 100: Ohio Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023 Top 10: Ohio Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Top 50: Cleveland Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2012 - 2023 Top 5: Cleveland Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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