John S. Polito

Of Counsel


Cleveland, OH

John Polito is one of the founders of the firm.  His practice is devoted to the defense of medical malpractice claims against physicians and hospitals.  Mr. Polito has been the lead trial attorney in excess of 75 jury trials.  His trial experience has covered almost all of the recognized medical specialties.

Areas Of Practice

General Liability

Medical Malpractice

Toxic Tort

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1977

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1978

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1980


Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio - J.D. cum laude - 1977

Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio - B.A.summa cum laude - 1974

Honors and Awards

Ohio Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2024

The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2023

AV-Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell