“Our highly praised trial experience and reputation for fierce advocacy makes us the firm of choice for the complex legal matters and critical disputes that most significantly affect our clients and their businesses.”
Zagrans Law Firm is one of the most experienced and prolific law firms in the country in handling cases and class actions involving securities, ERISA, antitrust, accountant and auditor liability, bankruptcy, director and officer liability, corporate investigations and white-collar defence, intellectual property and other “bet-the-company” claims and issues in the financial services, capital markets, health care, high-tech and manufacturing industries. The lawyers at Zagrans Law Firm have successfully defended clients in complex business litigation and class actions and protected them from damage claims aggregating in excess of $5 billion. In other cases representing businesses and individuals on the plaintiff side, Firm attorneys acting as lead trial and/or appellate counsel have recovered over $250 million in damages for its clients.
Zagrans Law Firm delivers nationwide representation to some of the world’s largest companies, middle-market businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs and individuals. The firm represents a diverse clientele, serving businesses in many industries across the nation. Its attorneys provide strategic, experienced counsel equal to that from any business law firm in the U.S.
The firm concentrates its practice on sophisticated transactions, complex litigation, class actions and appeals throughout the country. The attorneys combine business savvy and decades of legal experience with their commitment to client satisfaction and successful results. The firm’s work and success has earned many referrals from other lawyers, opponents and those it has assisted in the past. Zagrans Law Firm is a trusted resource for business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals and others engaged in complex disputes.
Leveraging a broad perspective on the law, which is informed by successful advocacy for businesses of all sizes, the firm provides practical guidance and experienced counsel from the beginning of each case through its resolution. The lawyers at Zagrans Law Firm have the ability to advise clients on their options, investigate cases, negotiate settlements or mediate disputes, and take matters to trial when necessary. Its appellate practice includes pursuing appeals up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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“In a world where lawyers often have a reputation of dishonesty and greed, I found my experience with Eric Zagrans to be the exact opposite. His integrity, authenticity, compassion and consistent professionalism provided me with a sense of security during a difficult time. I would not hesitate to recommend him anytime.”
- Mary Faktor, Client
“Having had the opportunity to work closely with many lawyers during my years as a court reporter, I have always been impressed with Eric’s knowledge of the law, his attention and his sense of fairness. Hiring Eric is a smart move and one that I recommend.”
- Lynn Thompson, Mehler & Hagestrom
“In litigation, Eric is my “go-to” guy. He has taken over major litigation with one night’s notice and performed brilliantly. In the courtroom, he is master!”
- Fred P. Schwartz, The Schwartz Law Firm
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Eric H. Zagrans, Managing Partner: Zagrans is a nationally-known trial and appellate lawyer whose more than 35 years’ experience in complex business litigation and sophisticated transactional matters includes prior service as Associate General Counsel of Ernst & Young, national director of litigation at its predecessor firm, Ernst & Whinney, and partner at two prominent large (AmLaw 100) national law firms. He has successfully represented Fortune 500 companies and other clients in significant litigation in most state jurisdictions and in 25 federal districts throughout the United States, and has tried over 40 jury trials and countless bench trials. He also maintains an active appellate practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C., Second, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits, as well as in the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Zagrans is one of an elite handful of lawyers currently in private practice who were formerly in-house counsel at one of the Big Four accounting firms at the partner level. He’s honours include peer ratings as Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent for the last 26 consecutive years, selection in Ohio SuperLawyers for Business Litigation each year since 2010, inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for 2012, 2013 and 2014 and Chambers USA Guide for 2012 and 2013, and being named the winner of the first annual “Iron Lawyer” award for best jury summation presented in 2008 by the judges of the Northern District of Ohio and the Federal Bar Association. He is a Life Member of the American Law Institute and the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.