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Thomas Houlihan has extensive knowledge in the areas of complex civil litigation and appellate practice, commercial law, insurance litigation, and business torts. He is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. He is active with the American, Ohio and Akron Bar Associations. Tom received the honor of being selected a Super Lawyer - Rising Star by Law and Politics magazine several times.


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 50%
    17 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    17 years
  3. Debt Collection: 20%
    6 years


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159 South Main Street
Suite 1100
Akron, OH, 44308


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Appellate SpecialistOhio State Bar Association2010
Certified Computer Examiner - now expiredInternational Society of Forensic Computer Examiners2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAmer Cunningham Co. L.P.A.2010 - Present
AssociateAmer Cunningham Co. L.P.A.1998 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1998 - 2010
Ohio Association for JusticeN/A1998 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1998 - 2009
Akron Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Spencer v. Pugh, 543 U.S. 1301, 125 S.Ct. 305, 160 L.Ed.2d 213 (2004)N/A
Campus Bus Serv. v. Zaino, 98 Ohio St.3d 463, 2003-Ohio-1915N/A
Cementech v. City of Fairlawn 109 Ohio St.3d 475, 2006-Ohio-2991N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio LawyerKiller Apps for Ohio Lawyers2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Mount Union CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Civil Procedure and Judicial Review Outside of TrialHandling an appeal2011
OAJ ConventionIs the Sky Falling? Weurth War Stories2010
WebinarNational Union v. Weurth2009
SeminarIntroduction to Electronically Stored Information2009
SeminarChanges, Challenges, Considerations - Electronic Discovery Update2008
New Lawyer TrainingElectronic Discovery2008