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Ezio A. Listati
Principal | Download Ezio’s vCard

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation including Commercial and Products’ Liability Litigation; General Counseling; Commercial Transactions including Contracts, Terms and Conditions; Real Estate Transactions; Receiverships; Internet Transactions; Business Law; Labor and Employment; Mediation and Arbitration

John Carroll University, B.S. (1987)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif (1990)

Ohio Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
United States District Courts for the Southern and the Northern Districts of Ohio

Professional/Personal Associations:
Eighth Judicial Conference, Life Member
NITA Trial Advocacy Institute, Faculty
Ohio State Bar Association, Member
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
Cleveland Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Chair (1997-1998)
Cleveland Bar Association, Board of Trustees (1997-1998)
Premier Soccer Academies, Board of Trustees (Past)
Key to the Region, Board of Trustees (Past)
ALTA House Social Settlement, President of Board of Trustees (2010-2012)
Wigs for Kids, Board of Trustees (Past)
Little Italy Redevelopment Corporation, Board of Trustees (Past)
Cleveland Chapter of the Confederation of Italian Entrepreneurs Worldwide, President (Past)
USA Organization of the Confederation of Italian Entrepreneurs Worldwide, Vice President (Past)
St. Ignatius High School Alumni Association, President (Past)

Ohio Super Lawyers® Magazine (2012-2020)
AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell


More about Ezio…
Ezio, a resident of Willoughby Hills, joined the firm and became Managing Principal of the Cleveland office in 2010. Earlier in his career, Ezio was the Assistant General Counsel for LTV Steel Company, Inc., as well as the Corporate Secretary for six short line railroads owned by LTV. Ezio has served as lead counsel in a complex international commercial arbitration before the ICC Court of Arbitration held in Paris, France., lead counsel in the sale of six idled steel facilities valued at over $60 million, lead counsel in the trial and appeal of several zoning and land use matters and in numerous commercial, product liability, medical device and medical malpractice trials, mediations and arbitrations. Ezio also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to real estate transactions, as well as general corporate counseling of smaller and medium-sized businesses. Ezio speaks fluent Italian and is proud to represent numerous Italian companies in the United States.