Lorraine R. Baumgardner

CONTACT: Lorraine R. Baumgardner

 Lorrie Baumgardner is the recipient of an AV rating (the highest level of professional excellence) from Martindale-Hubbell based on reviews from her fellow attorneys and was selected for inclusion The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Civil Rights. In addition to her broad experience in a variety of First Amendment and other constitutional law cases, Baumgardner has been involved in successfully litigating a number of civil rights, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, product liability and personal injury suits, including cases involving strangulation from bed rail entrapment. Baumgardner’s work is a testament to the firm's tradition of creativity, meticulous research, and commitment to excellence. Her advocacy has resulted in a number of significant decisions in state and federal courts that have helped shape constitutional law. 

For a description of the types of cases Baumgardner handles, see Constitutional Litigation, Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Business & Employment and Appellate under our Areas of Practice.



Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Medal for Excellence in Advocacy, American College of Trial Lawyers
College of Wooster, Ohio, B.A.
Phi Beta Kappa

First Amendment Lawyers Association
University Libraries National Advisory Council,Kent State University
Ohio State Bar Association 
Parent Teacher Association, Lifetime Member
Towards Employment, Volunteer
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Women in Law Section

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

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