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Multiple Gallagher Sharp Attorneys Selected for 2021 Best Lawyers®

The Best Lawyers in America is one of the world’s most trusted resources for fair and honest reviews and ratings for attorneys in various practices. The organization uses a Purely Peer Review™ process to select annual members who exemplify outstanding legal services and the utmost commitment to professional ethics.

It is with much excitement that Gallagher Sharp – a member of Themis Advocates Group – can announce that several of its attorneys have been selected as 2021 Best Lawyers® members by The Best Lawyers in America.

Gallagher Sharp attorneys who have earned this high honor include:

  • Attorney Joseph W. Pappalardo
  • Attorney Monica A. Sansalone
  • Attorney Richard C.O. Rezie
  • Attorney Thomas E. Dover
  • Attorney Timothy P. Roth
  • Attorney Timothy T. Brick

From all of us with Themis Advocates Group, we want to congratulate these six attorneys for this great achievement. We look forward to watching your careers continue to thrive in the coming years and far beyond.

More About the 2021 Best Lawyers® Members

Attorney Tim Brick: 2021 marks a first-year selection for Attorney Tim Brick, who is selected as a Best Lawyers® member in the area of Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants. Tim is a Managing Partner of Gallagher Sharp, where he is an instrumental member of the firm's Professional Liability and Business and Employment Practice Groups. Across his 30+ years of experience, Attorney Brick has participated in more than 25 jury trials. When not working on a difficult defense case, Tim is often scheduled to lecture on legal ethics and malpractice.

Attorney Tim Roth: 2021 is also the first year that Attorney Tim Roth has been named a Best Lawyers® member. His selection involves his work as a transportation law attorney. Attorney Roth is also a Partner of Gallagher Sharp, who heads the law firm’s Transportation Group. He has built his career and reputation on successfully defending trucking companies from various lawsuits with a focus on those involving truck accidents and liability. Outside of the law firm, Attorney Tim Roth spends time as part of the Faculty and Executive Council of the CLM Claims College School of Transportation or instructing legal professionals as part of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Skills Course.

Attorney Joe Pappalardo: Back in 2015, Attorney Joe Pappalardo was first selected as a Best Lawyers® member for Transportation Law. He has been selected as Cleveland's Best Lawyers Transportation Law Lawyer of the Year for 2021, an honor that is only rivaled by his previous titles won in 2016 and 2018.

Attorney Monica Sansalone: This is the second year in a row that Attorney Monica Sansalone has been selected as a Best Lawyers® member in the area of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, having first been honored in the 2020 Edition.

Attorney Tom Dover: Tom is a longstanding Best Lawyers® member, having first earned this title in 2003 for his work on railroad law, mass torts, class actions, and personal injury claims, all with a focus on representing defendants. In 2012 and 2017, he was named as Cleveland's Best Lawyers Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants Lawyer of the Year. In 2014, he was also given the title of Cleveland's Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants Lawyer of the Year.

Attorney Rich Rezie: Best Lawyers® first recognized Attorney Rezie in the area of Insurance Law back in 2018.

More About Gallagher Sharp

Individuals and corporations alike in Ohio and Michigan know they can depend on Gallagher Sharp for keen defense representation, even for cases that must go to trial. There are no cases too complex or high stakes for the firm, which keeps its focus on general litigation, business and employment law disputes, insurance claim defense, transportation law, mass tort defense, and more. With the firm first opening its doors in 1912, it is one of the few in the region that can boast having more than a century’s worth of experience.

To learn more about Best Lawyers®, you can click here and visit the organization’s official website. To get more information about Gallagher Sharp or Themis Advocates Group, you are encouraged to fill out an online contact form today.