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Edward D. Papp

E-mail MeEdward D. Papp

Cleveland, Ohio
216-586-2013 (Ext. 2055)

Edward Papp is a Shareholder in the firm’s Cleveland office having joined the firm in February of 2017.   He has been practicing law since 1997 and has over eighteen years of experience representing companies involved in toxic tort litigation.  Mr. Papp has handled all phases of litigation for manufacturers, suppliers and contractors involved in asbestos litigation from initial client investigation to trial.  He has represented companies facing both product liability and intentional tort claims. 

Mr. Papp has experience serving as National Coordinating Counsel for multiple defendants in asbestos litigation.  In that capacity, he manages the cases across multiple states coordinating the defense of clients in various jurisdictions.  Mr. Papp focuses clients not only on the short-term challenges of individual cases, but also the long term impact the litigation could have on other areas of their businesses.  He is keenly aware of the necessity to remain aggressive and proactive in a cost-effective manner while keeping the broad implications of the situation in mind.

Mr. Papp has served as Ohio defense liaison counsel in multiple groups of asbestos cases.  This work entails being the defense point person in administration of case-flow, overseeing of discovery and pre-trial issues as well as reporting to courts and other defendants in the cases.

Mr. Papp also has prior legal experience ranging from domestic relations law to serving as an estate administrator.  He has been honored to be named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star and strives to practice law combining strong advocacy and professionalism.

Mr. Papp enjoys being an active parent and is involved in coaching youth sports. He has given several presentations about the power of a positive attitude and the critical need for good long term decision making.  He enjoys golfing and holds out hope of the Browns winning a championship one day.

Areas of Practice

  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Intentional Tort

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2007


  • The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1997
  • John Carroll University
    • B.A. - 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan, Member
  • Ohio Bar Associations, Member