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Patrick G. Warner

Patrick G. Warner

Attorney at Law

Patrick Warner is a founding partner at Leist Warner. Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio where he was a member of the Order of the Curia. While attending law school, Patrick was the recipient of an academic performance based scholarship, multiple American Jurisprudence Awards and top honors in Civil Procedure and Products Liability.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Patrick was a partner and an associate attorney at several prominent class action law firms. He concentrated his practice in complex class actions, securities arbitration and shareholder derivative litigation. Patrick participated as class counsel in a wide variety of class action litigation including cases involving millions of consumers. A few of the complex class action cases in which Patrick has participated as counsel include In re: MI Windows and Doors, Inc. Products Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee); Eliason, et al. v. Gentek Building Products, Inc., et al. (Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel); In re: Navistar 6.0 L Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee); In re Ipod nano cases, (co-lead counsel in federal Multi District Litigation); Martino et al. v. Motorola Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Opperman, et al. v. Verizon Wireless, Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Heitbrink, et al. v. eMachines Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Wiatrowski, et al. v. Sears, et al., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Kreidler, et al. v. Western Southern Life Insurance Co. (lead counsel in Nationwide Life Insurance churning/vanishing premium class action), Cope, et al. v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 82 Ohio St.3d 426 (1998) (counsel in landmark Ohio Supreme Court class certification case); Moody, et al. v. American General Life and Accident Insurance Company, et al. (counsel in Nationwide Life Insurance churning/vanishing premium class action); In re Structural Dynamics (counsel in nationwide securities class action); In re Rio Hair Products (counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Jenkins v. Hyundai Motor Finance Company, Case No. 02:04-CV-720 (S.D. Ohio)(Class counsel for Ohio residents who did not receive the post-repossession notice mandated by the UCC); Health Science Products LLC. v. Sage Software SB, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV 03329 (N.D. Ga.)(Class counsel in a nationwide class action alleging defective software); Schweinfurth, et al. v. Motorola, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV-0024 (N.D. Ohio)(Class counsel in nationwide class action alleging defective cellular phones).

 

Patrick is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, as well as the Supreme Court of Ohio and all other Ohio state courts.

EDUCATION

Capital University Law School – J.D. (cum laude), January 1995

The Ohio State University – B.A., June 1990

ASSOCIATIONS

Ohio State Bar Association

Ohio Association for Justice

American Association for Justice

LICENSED

State of Ohio – 1995

United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio – 1997

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio – 1999

United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois — 2006

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit — 2014

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