Jeffrey W. Van Wagner

Managing Shareholder


Cleveland, OH

Jeffrey Van Wagner is the Managing Shareholder of the firm.  His career as a litigator and trial attorney has now spanned 3 decades.  Mr. Van Wagner has extensive litigation and trial experience in the areas of nursing home liability, medical malpractice defense of physicians and institutions, and product liability.  He has extensive experience in defending physicians and institutions where opioid prescription practices are at issue and is well familiar with the nuances of the learned intermediary doctrine as applied to the sales and marketing of prescription medications.

Areas Of Practice

General Liability

Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1979

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1980

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1986

U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2003


Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio - J.D. - 1979

Creighton University, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio - B.A.magna cum laude - 1976

Honors and Awards

Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2024

Ohio Super Lawyers, Cleveland Top 50, 2012 - 2016 2021 - 2023

Ohio Super Lawyers, Cleveland Top 50

Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Top 100

The Best Lawyers in America 2013 - 2023