William S. Jacobson

William S. Jacobson: Attorney with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


William (Bill) S. Jacobson devotes his legal practice at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy to helping the victims of catastrophic injuries with an emphasis on medical malpractice claims.

Bill has 26 years of experience as a trial attorney. He has written on a variety of topics in the area of medical malpractice, including deposition technique and adult, obstetrical, and pediatric malpractice claims. He also has lectured to attorneys on both local and state levels in the area of medical malpractice, with particular interest in obstetrical claims.

Since 2006, Bill has been selected each year for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media. Attorneys are chosen for inclusion by their peers and the independent research of Law & Politics Media and represent the top five percent of lawyers in their state.

Bill also served as the co-chair for the annual Risk Management Seminar of one of the state's largest hospitals. The seminar was attended by hundreds of physicians who share the common goal of eliminating medical errors.

More About William S. Jacobson:

Teaching Experience

Pediatric Malpractice

Obstetrical Claims

Honors and Awards

Selected for inclusion in the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media; Listed in Best Lawyers® 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Birth Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-800-7110  Phone
(216) 621-2300  Phone
University Attended:
Washington and Jefferson College, B.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University Law School, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1984, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1984, Ohio; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
American Association for Justice; Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys; Cleveland Bar Association; Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Volunteer; Martindale-Hubbell®; Ohio Association for Justice; Ohio State Bar Association.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Cleveland, Ohio

Loading gif

Contact William S. Jacobson

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.