Stephen P. Griffin

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Direct Phone: 330.639.2416
Direct Fax: 330.639.2417

Mr. Griffin's practice focuses on all facets of personal injury law, with an emphasis on professional liability. Since he practices as both a member of the defense and plaintiff's bar, he possesses a rare insider's viewpoint into the handling of lawsuits.

Since 1988, Mr. Griffin has been involved in a diverse caseload of civil litigation including over 150 jury trials. He has handled lawsuits in Ohio and Pennsylvania and civil litigation in 24 Ohio counties, the Northern and Southern District Federal Courts and numerous out of state Federal district courts.

His practice also focuses on complex business and commercial ligation. He has represented Fortune 500 companies and smaller businesses and corporations in "Bet the Company" litigation, as well as contractual disputes, dissolutions, false advertising, unfair competition and trade secret violations.

Mr. Griffin has been recognized by his peers as one of Ohio's Top Commercial/Business litigators and has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer every year since 2005. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2007. In 2014, he was selected as Lawyer of the Year (Akron Region) Health Care Law. He was recognized by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel as being in the Nation's Top One Percent in 2015.

Mr. Griffin graduated from Grove City College with a B.A. in business in 1982. He earned an MPA from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs in 1984 and his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law in 1987. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar, Pennsylvania State Bar, Stark County Bar, United States District Court - Northern District and Southern District, and the United States Court of Appeals 6th Circuit.

Mr. Griffin is President of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark Counties. He resides in Canton, Ohio, with his wife, Kim, and their four children.

In 2015, The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) selected Mr. Griffin as one of the Personal Injury "10 Best" Attorneys in Ohio for Client Satisfaction.