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Phil joined the Elk & Elk team in August 2007, after working for three northern Ohio law firms. He specializes in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, trucking litigation, products liability, nursing home abuse and neglect and general tort law, with an emphasis in catastrophic injury cases. He is a seasoned litigator practicing in all Ohio State and Federal Courts.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse: 25%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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    I endorse this lawyer. Phil is highly intelligent and very dedicated to discovering the truth for his clients. He is highly skilled at obtaining justice for his clients.


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Contact info

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. - Columbus

250 E. Broad Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH, 43215

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. - Cleveland

6105 Parkland Blvd
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH, 44124

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. - Cincinnati

22 West 9th Street
Cincinnati, OH, 45202



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 OhioOhio Super Lawyers2016
Top 50 ClevelandOhio Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2015
Top 100 VerdictsTop Verdict2014
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2014
Top 50 ClevelandOhio Super Lawyers2013
Top 100 OhioOhio Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2012
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating-4.4/5.0 BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 100 Trial Laywers-OhioAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers-OhioAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawElk & Elk Co. Ltd.2007 - Present
PartnerReminger & Reminger CO LPA2001 - 2007
AttorneyWilliams, Welser & Kratcoski1999 - 2001
AttorneyKeller & Curtin Co., L.P.A.1993 - 1999
Judicial ClerkSummit County Court of Common Pleas1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Academy for JusticeMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Michael Clawson V. Rothstein$6.3 Million
Medical malpractice results in wrongful death$200,000
Nursing home abuse results in wrongful death$275,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1993
College of WoosterPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Winter Conference on Obstetrics and GynecologyClinic Practice and Liability Issues2009