Thomas L. Brunn, Sr. has been engaged in the practice of law for fifty-two years, and has tried hundreds of civil jury trials in both state and federal court. Upon graduating from Cleveland-Marshall Law School in 1967, Tom began his legal career in insurance defense and later devoted a large portion of his practice to defending domestic and international manufacturers against product liability lawsuits.
In 1994, Tom redirected his skills and experience to the plaintiff’s bar, and has been working on behalf of injured and aggrieved persons ever since. His experience as a defense attorney has afforded him valuable insight in negotiating and resolving claims with insurance companies. In 1998, he formed The Brunn Law Firm Co., L.P.A. with his son, Thomas L. Brunn, Jr., focusing his practice on civil litigation and personal injury. Throughout his career, Tom has been active as a lecturer in continuing legal education seminars. Tom is AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability.
Memberships include the Cuyahoga County and American Bar Associations; Eighth Judicial Conference (Life Delegate); Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Vice Chair, Products Liability Section); Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (President, 1982-1983); Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; Defense Research Institute; Trial Lawyers Association.
Tom grew up in Wooster, Ohio and graduated from Wooster High School. He later joined the Army, and was honorably discharged as First Lieutenant. He received his B.S. from John Carroll University, and his J.D. from The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Since high school, Tom has been active as a band leader and musician in jazz bands.
Thomas L. Brunn, Jr. is involved in litigating a wide variety of matters, including wrongful death, medical malpractice, and automobile injury claims, and has achieved jury verdicts and settlements in excess of eighty million dollars for his clients. Tom has also successfully litigated countless business and commercial real estate disputes. Tom is AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability. For many years he has been recognized as one of Martindale Hubbell’s top rated lawyers in the Cleveland Area.He also practices extensively out of our Mentor, Ohio office to serve the needs of clients in Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula Counties.
He was appointed a Life Delegate of the Eighth District Judicial Conference, and is a fellow of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation, and a member of the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Tom graduated from John Carroll University in 1986 and The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1989.
Alison D. Ramsey has been a member of the firm since graduating Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2004. She is actively involved in all areas of its practice, and has proven instrumental to the firm’s continuing success. Her exceptional work ethic, persuasive and precise legal writing, and commitment to client satisfaction remain the hallmarks of her practice, and contribute to the firm’s enduring reputation for quality amongst the judiciary and Bar. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, and previously served as the co-editor of its quarterly newsletter. She is also a member of the Ohio Association for Justice, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association.
Native to the Greater Cleveland area, Alison graduated from Chagrin Falls High School . She received her B.A. from The University of Michigan, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and with the University’s High Distinction.