The Goldberg Law Firm Co., LPA

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Steven M. Goldberg


Steven M. Goldberg has successfully represented claimants in both State and Federal Courts. He has helped obtain several multi-million dollar results in a wide variety of matters. After decades of trial work, Steven continues to receive referrals from clients whom he represented decades ago as well as from lawyers, locally and beyond.

Steven’s areas of practice include medical and hospital malpractice, asbestos-related lung cancer (mesothelioma) lawsuits, pharmaceutical drug litigation, and catastrophic personal injury claims.

Although Steven maintains offices in Cleveland, Solon, Youngstown, and Cincinnati, Ohio, he often represents claimants alleging personal injuries against many of the world’s largest companies throughout the country.

Steven has participated in high profile pharmaceutical cases involving the drugs Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, Gadolinium, hip and knee implants and Zyprexa. Currently, Steven works closely with other national counsel appointed to Steering Committees in the contaminated Heparin national litigation, and the multidistrict litigation involving the birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin.

Steven has been a guest speaker at national litigation summits in medical device and drug campaigns involving DePuy ASR Hip Replacement System Class I Recall and Topamax Litigation.

Steven M. Goldberg is a Fellow of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation, the charitable fund-raising arm of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Steven’s commitment and support through the Fellows program has helped to benefit the Association’s pro bono and public service programs funded by the Foundation, in perpetuity. These programs serve vitally important community needs.

Steven M. Goldberg Earns American Board of Trial Advocates Membership

Goldberg Legal Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Attorney Steven M. Goldberg, was recently unanimously voted into the American Board of Trial Advocates. The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a prestigious national association of the most respected and experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Membership is by invitation only and is highly selective. It is limited to only those attorneys who have attained the requisite level of jury trial experience.

Steven M. Goldberg named 2020 Best Lawyers© “Lawyer of the Year” in the Cleveland area.

Goldberg Legal Co., LPA attorney Steven M. Goldberg was recently recognized by Best Lawyers© as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Cleveland area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Steven M. Goldberg was also listed in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers© in America in the following practice areas: Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Product Liability – Plaintiffs.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers© has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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Attorney Steven M. Goldberg of Goldberg Legal Co., LPA, Cleveland, Ohio, has been selected for inclusion in another edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  (2018 – Present)

Goldberg Legal Co., LPA is delighted to announce Attorney Steven M. Goldberg’s inclusion in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® list of the “Best Lawyers” in Cleveland, Ohio. This recognition is a testament to Attorney Goldberg’s unwavering commitment to legal excellence and dedication to his clients.

Mr. Goldberg is no stranger to this honor. He has been named in Best Lawyers each year since 2018, and, in 2020, he was conferred the title of “Lawyer of the Year” for Plaintiffs – Product Liability Litigation in the Cleveland Area, a distinction from Best Lawyers that celebrates the pinnacle of professional excellence.

The Best Lawyers in America® is the legal industry’s gold standard, revered as the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication. The annual list stands out as it is based “entirely on peer review.” Only a select group of attorneys, per practice area and city, earn a spot on this coveted list each year. Notably, attorneys cannot nominate themselves nor can they pay for this exclusive recognition.

This year, Attorney Goldberg has been recognized for his exceptional work in the following practice areas:

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Moreover, for the past seven years, Mr. Goldberg has demonstrated consistent professional brilliance in two practice areas:

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Speaking on the occasion, Attorney Goldberg remarked, “Being recognized by Best Lawyers and esteemed colleagues in the legal profession is a true honor. It’s a reflection not just of my efforts, but of our entire team at Goldberg Legal Co., LPA. We remain steadfast in our mission to represent and champion the rights of victims and their families in cases of personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability.”

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Goldberg Legal Co., LPA selected for inclusion in U.S. News – Best Lawyers© “Best Law Firms” (2019 – Present)

For the third year in a row, Goldberg Legal Co., LPA has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers© “Best Law Firms” list and regionally (Cleveland) in 2 practice areas:

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

 Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. A “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 74 of the 75 nationally ranked practice areas.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

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AV® Preeminent™ rating (5.0/5.0) from Martindale-Hubbell®

Steven M. Goldberg, earned and maintains an AV® Preeminent™ rating (5.0/5.0) from Martindale-Hubbell®. For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers — members of the bar and the judiciary. The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. The Rating is a great way for anyone — lawyers or lay people — to use to screen lawyers. Steven is proud of this distinction and remains committed to providing his clients with the highest level of service and expertise required to maintain such preeminent standing in the legal community.

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The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

An invitation only, professional association composed of America’s most accomplished Trial Lawyers from each state, invited Attorney Goldberg to its ranks in 2014.

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Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®

Steven is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America® (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum), one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Steven has participated in high profile pharmaceutical cases involving drugs and devices including Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, Gadolinium, and Zyprexa and is working with National Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in a number of pharmaceutical cases including Heparin and Yaz, representing individual claimants throughout the country alleging personal injuries against many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

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Recognized as one of Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers

The 2013 and 2014 Editions of Cleveland’s Legal Leaders published in The Plain Dealer and The Wall Street Journal have recognized Steven Goldberg as one of Cleveland Ohio’s top rated lawyers. This list of Top Rated Lawyers is created through a peer review rating and includes lawyers that have reached the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence.

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Steven is admitted to practice law in the Ohio Supreme Court and all Ohio state courts; the United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts (Ohio); the United States District of Illinois; and the United States Court of Claims in Washington DC, where he has successfully pursued and settled claims for multi-millions of dollars for catastrophic injuries arising from childhood vaccinations.

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Steven is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio Chapter, the Ohio Association for Justice, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Mahoning County Bar Association.

Steven is also a member of the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, a professional and trade association of trial attorneys representing injury victims and consumer plaintiffs in claims from defective products or pharmaceuticals. The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association is an endorsed affiliate of The National Trial Lawyers.

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