Thomas J. Connick

Thomas J. Connick

Partner

216.696.4200 x0502
tconnick@sssb-law.com


Biography

Tom Connick has established a reputation of handling complex and high-stakes litigation. His experience includes Insurance law, Catastrophic Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Class Actions, Commercial and Business Litigation, Appellate Advocacy, Mass Torts, Construction law, Consumer Fraud, Shareholder Litigation, Employment Law, and appeals throughout the State of Ohio and federal court, including the Ohio Supreme Court, where he has argued three times. Tom is also licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as various other federal courts nationwide.

He has successfully defended multi-million-dollar exposure lawsuits, as well as recovered multiple millions of dollars in verdicts and/or settlements on behalf of his clients. Tom’s appointment as class counsel in several class actions reflects his legal skill and his willingness to represent clients with extremely difficult circumstances.

Tom Connick is listed in AM Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2020. His annual recognition in Cleveland’s Top-Rated Lawyers is based on his AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the industry’s leading peer-review ranking system, signifying he exhibits the highest level of professional and ethical standards. He is also a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Tom has been described as “an excellent attorney and a good person,” a “results-oriented client advocate,” and as the “go-to guy for the tangled, messy, and interesting cases that can only be handled by one of the best.”

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1998
  • The University of Akron, Master of Public Administration, 1994
  • John Carroll University, Political Scinece B.A., 1992

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Logo

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2020 for Practice Areas:
    • Litigation – Construction

Recognized By Best Lawyers Logo for Thomas J. Connick

  • Cleveland’s Legal Leaders Top-Rated Lawyers
  • AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys®
  • Lead Counsel Certified
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2009

Recent Articles & Presentations

  • Protecting Small Business Owners: Trial Experts Connick Law LLC Notoriously Successful with Fire Litigation, Best Lawyers® Insights, August 2022

  • How A Claim Can Create A ‘Class’ of Its Own, Best Lawyers® Insights, August 2022

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

Thomas J. Connick
Thomas J. Connick
Partner
216.696.4200 x0502
tconnick@sssb-law.com

Biography

Tom Connick has established a reputation of handling complex and high-stakes litigation. His experience includes Insurance law, Catastrophic Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Class Actions, Commercial and Business Litigation, Appellate Advocacy, Mass Torts, Construction law, Consumer Fraud, Shareholder Litigation, Employment Law, and appeals throughout the State of Ohio and federal court, including the Ohio Supreme Court, where he has argued three times. Tom is also licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as various other federal courts nationwide.

He has successfully defended multi-million-dollar exposure lawsuits, as well as recovered multiple millions of dollars in verdicts and/or settlements on behalf of his clients. Tom’s appointment as class counsel in several class actions reflects his legal skill and his willingness to represent clients with extremely difficult circumstances.

Tom Connick is listed in AM Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2020. His annual recognition in Cleveland’s Top-Rated Lawyers is based on his AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the industry’s leading peer-review ranking system, signifying he exhibits the highest level of professional and ethical standards. He is also a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Tom has been described as “an excellent attorney and a good person,” a “results-oriented client advocate,” and as the “go-to guy for the tangled, messy, and interesting cases that can only be handled by one of the best.”

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1998
  • The University of Akron, Master of Public Administration, 1994
  • John Carroll University, Political Scinece B.A., 1992

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Thomas J. Connick
Partner
216.696.4200 x0502
tconnick@sssb-law.com

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Logo

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2020 for Practice Areas:
    • Litigation – Construction

Recognized By Best Lawyers Logo for Thomas J. Connick

  • Cleveland’s Legal Leaders Top-Rated Lawyers
  • AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys®
  • Lead Counsel Certified
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2009

Recent Articles & Presentations

  • Protecting Small Business Owners: Trial Experts Connick Law LLC Notoriously Successful with Fire Litigation, Best Lawyers® Insights, August 2022

  • How A Claim Can Create A ‘Class’ of Its Own, Best Lawyers® Insights, August 2022