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About Ed Schottenstein

Working to Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve

For more than 30 years, our founding personal injury attorney Ed Schottenstein has been fighting for the rights of injured people and their families. Ed graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1961, before going off to Louis D. Brandeis School of Law to earn his Juris Doctor, graduating in 1965. Since then, he's honed and perfected his legal skills to ensure that clients who come to him are receiving the best possible representation.

Throughout the years of his legal career, Ed has successfully handled a wide range of personal injury matters such as:

Ed is a member of several legal associations, including the Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Louisville Bar Association, and also served as Vice President for the Louisiana Bar Foundation in 1973. Some of his most notable case successes include an auto accident case in which Ed was able to secure an award of $1,500,000 for his client. Judge Schottenstein

Honors and Accolades

Ed Schottenstein is a former judge and a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers with an AV® Preeminent™ Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, showing that he has been recognized by his peers to be the best in both legal ability and ethical practice. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership requires that a lawyer has received a settlement or verdict in excess of one million dollars.

In 2016, Ed Schottenstein was named one of the Top Lawyers in Central Ohio by Columbus CEO Magazine. Ed was elected Diplomat by The National Trial Lawyers. Only 102 out of 5,000 lawyers have been given this distinction. He also holds the honor as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Ohio by The National Trial Lawyers. Ed’s reputation and achievements as an attorney earned him the highest rating of 10.0 Superb with 5-Star Client Reviews on the top ranking online lawyer directory Avvo.

As an experienced attorney, Ed Schottenstein ensures that your case will be handled with concern, personal attention, and the advocacy that you deserve.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Register of Preeminent Lawyers – AV® Preeminent™ (ISLN: 903944883)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Diplomat – The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2016 Top Lawyers In Central Ohio – Columbus CEO Magazine
  • Co-Editor and Chief – Louisville Lawyer (Publication)
  • Former Officer of the Bar Association
  • Author of “Criminal Lawyers Disagree” in Louisville Lawyer (Publication)
  • Former Member of Commission on Higher Education
  • President, Secretary and Vice President of Law Alumni Foundation
    University of Louisville School of Law


  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  • Columbus Bar Association

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