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Attorney Bio


 Eric Norton is an attorney practicing throughout the State of Ohio, particularly in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County as well as Lake and Summit Counties.

His primary areas of concentration are criminal defense (all felonies and misdemeanors), sex crimes, employment discrimination and wrongful discharge law, wage and overtime law, and personal injury.  Norton has been is solo practice since 2004.

Norton has been lead counsel in countless high-level felony cases, single and multi-plaintiff employment/civil rights-related cases.

He has litigated hundreds of criminal and civil cases in state, federal and municipal trial and appellate courts, and is well versed in the federal, state and local rules of procedure and evidence.

He has tried more than 60 civil and criminal jury and bench trials, arbitrations and hearings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in a wide range of matters, including rape, murder, robbery, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and employment discrimination.

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Areas of Practice and Credentials

All areas of criminal and civil law in state, municipal and federal courts, including:

Criminal Defense 

· Sex Crimes

· Murder & Other Homicides

· Robbery 

· Felonious Assault

· Drug Offenses

· Firearm Offenses

· Drunk Driving Offenses

· Traffic Violations

· Juvenile Cases

· Expungements

· Early (Judicial) Release

Employment Law

· Employment Discrimination

· Wrongful Termination

· Age, Race, Gender Bias

· Retaliation

· Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations

· Family and Medical Leave Law

· Breach of Contract

· Non-Compete Agreements 

Personal Injury

· Auto Accidents

· Truck, Boat and Motorcycle Collisions

· Negligence

· Premises Liability

· Products Liability

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


Case Western Reserve University, JD 

Kent State University, BA

Previous Employment:

Brouse McDowell, L.P.A.

Chapman Law Firm, L.P.A.

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Eric Norton, Attorney at Law

2548 Overlook Road, Suite 4 - Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106

(216) 965-4634