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Trial Attorney Michael Hill

Michael Hill has been described as a generational attorney with numerous 7 and 8 figure trial verdicts and settlements, including records for the highest verdicts in numerous counties and the highest recorded verdict against a nursing home in Ohio history–$26 million. Michael has dedicated his practice exclusively to representing victims of severe nursing home neglect and abuse.

Michael has met the stringent Super Lawyers standard, voted by his peers as one of the top 2.5% of attorneys in 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024.

Michael has been rated by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyer in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 and one of the Top 100 lawyers overall in 2023, his first year of eligibility. The National Trial Lawyers Association has also rated Michael as one of the Top 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyers and Top 10 Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers.

Michael was selected as one of the “10 Best Attorneys” for the state of Ohio by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and was given the “Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award” by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA).

Recently, the international organization AI Legal honored Michael as the “Most Dedicated Nursing Home Prosecution Trial Attorney (Midwest USA).”  The Midwest region includes such major metropolitan areas as Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland.

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He is a member of the exclusive Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum for consistently reaching multimillion dollar settlements and verdicts.

Michael is an invited lecturer across the country on trial tactics and has been published numerous times in peer reviewed academic journals. Michael is a faculty member of Trial Lawyer University, the largest and most prestigious organization in America dedicated to training lawyers on trial skills.

In addition to purely legal work, Michael is an active member of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) and Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC). AMDA/PALTC is the only medical specialty society of medical directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other practitioners working in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term nursing and medical facilities. According to our research, Michael is the only lawyer who has been accepted into the society–a testament to his commitment and knowledge to his craft and recognition in the field. 

Born in Flint, Michigan, Michael attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, He attended law school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was published multiple times in national peer reviewed law journals.

Michael lives in Peninsula, Ohio. When not in trial, Michael spends the bulk of his time traveling, particularly in Central and South America or restoring classic cars. 

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