Cleveland, Ohio, September 27, 2022 -- Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP is excited to announce the merger with Connick Law, LLC. Tom Connick has established a reputation as one of the top litigators in Cleveland, Ohio during the past 15 years. This merger will further expand Tom’s growing practice and complement Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell’s full-service law firm by broadening the ability to serve clients with an exceptional depth of talent and expertise.
Tom handles complex and high-stakes litigation, including 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 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. He is also a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Tom is licensed to practice in the State of Ohio and the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as all federal courts in the State of Ohio and various other federal courts nationwide.
“Combining Connick Law with our team will take our excellent litigation group to the next level in serving our clients. We look forward to what the future holds as we combine Tom’s tremendous experience and expertise with the resources of our team, making each group stronger than it was before,” says Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell Managing Partner, David Lenz.