Mike PagliaMichael A. Paglia

Phone: 216-241-8333
Fax: 216-241-5890
E-mail: mpaglia@rcp-attorneys.com

Michael Paglia has handled high exposure litigated cases throughout the State of Ohio.  A majority of his 25 years in the industry has been spent as a Defense Litigator for the firm.  He specializes in defending insurance carriers and their insureds and regularly litigates matters on behalf of defendants.  He has an extremely high success rate at trial, wherein the jury verdict was less than the offer made by his client.

Mike has argued successfully in numerous Appellate cases and has defended cases in State and Federal Courts.

Mike’s success as a Trial Attorney is evidenced not only by his positive results at trial, but also by the repeat business from every insurance company and business he has defended over the years.  His lengthy experience in the industry provides a direct benefit and insight to his clients.  He has achieved the highest level of expertise and ethical standards in his field.

His desire to continually enhance his knowledge in the field, resulted in his completing the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.  He also is an active member in the Defense Research Institute (DRI).   As an added benefit to his clients, he frequently presents seminars as well as quarterly journals to insurance carriers and various other clients to provide an updated analysis of current trends and decisions in the industry.

Mike and his wife Nancy have three children.  Nancy is an RN at their school.  The entire family’s commitment to community service includes volunteering at Holy Angel’s Church, working at charity events and assisting in their school’s PTA as well as many other local events.   Mike has coached three youth sports teams a year over the past seven years.


Commercial/ Auto / Premises/ Trucking-Transportation/ Manufacturer & Construction Defect/ Product Liability/ Intentional Tort-Employment Law/ Coverage Issues/ Bad Faith/ Dog Bites/ Governmental/ Environmental-Mass Tort and various other areas in Civil Defense


State of Ohio - All Common Pleas, Appellate and Supreme Courts

Federal Court of Ohio


Ohio State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

The Justinian Forum


Cleveland State University, J.D.

University of Akron, B.S. Business Management

Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)



Jen MethenyJennifer Metheny

Assistant to Michael Paglia, Esq.

Phone: 216-241-8333 x 101
E-mail: jmetheny@rcp-attorneys.com

We serve clients throughout the State of Ohio.

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