Profile Picture (2)Patrick J. Thomas

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

Patrick focuses his practice on litigation, including employer liability, construction law, professional liability, torts, environmental liability, medical malpractice, nursing malpractice, legal malpractice, products liability, criminal law, and intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, copyright prosecution and litigation. He has represented clients in trial and proceedings before federal courts, state courts, professional licensing boards, the United States EPA Environmental Appeals Board, and pardon and parole boards.

Patrick is a former assistant prosecuting attorney in the Major Trial Division of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, where he prosecuted homicides, sex crimes and other felonies in more than 90 jury trials as first chair. He graduated from Case Western Reserve School of Law in 2001 and Denison University in 1990. Prior to law school, Patrick worked as a research scientist in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he designed, constructed and expressed recombinant human nervous system enzymes through the novel baculovirus expression system.

Patrick has been named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2011 & 2012 and has been selected as a Super Lawyer for 2017 & 2018.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 2002
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2003
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California, 2015
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2011
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2003
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2010
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Denison University, B.S. Biology, 1990

University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1988

Representative Cases

Stonebridge Owners Assoc. v. Lorain Glass, AAA 53-20 - 1200 - 257

Bailey v. Grange, Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County, 13CV2611

Quay 55 Limited Partnership v. Marous Brothers Construction, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, CV 11 766308

In re Safe Environmental Corporation of Indiana, U.S. EPA Environmental Appeals Board, CERCLA 106(b), Petition No. 12-02

Patrick McAllister et al. v. KT Grant, et al., Court of Common Pleas for Cuyahoga County, Ohio, CV-10-723529

Andrew Dean v. Krash Creative Solutions, et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 3:10-cv-00386

Cleveland Clinic Health System, et al. v. Innovative Placements, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 1:11-cv-02074

Shalon Jefferson v. William Worthy et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1:10-cv-05908

Anthony Simmons v. City of Warren et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 4:11-cv-00617

Assistant

Debbie HullDebbie Hull

Assistant to John Rubis, Patrick Thomas, & Rachel Ladan

Phone: 216-241-8333 x 118
E-mail: dhull@rcp-attorneys.com

We serve clients throughout the State of Ohio.

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