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Steven J. Hupp

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Cleveland, Ohio
216-586-2013 (Ext. 2060)
877-214-7321 (Toll Free)

Steven Hupp is a Shareholder and one of the founders of the firm. He has been an attorney since 1988. Mr. Hupp began trying medical malpractice cases in 1990, and has now tried over one hundred cases as first chair trial counsel. He has represented nursing home/long-term care clients for the past nine years.

Mr. Hupp has practiced as appellate counsel in the United States Supreme Court, the Ohio Supreme Court, the Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and several Ohio District Courts. After completing a clerkship in the Eighth District Court of Appeals with the Honorable Blanche Krupansky in 1990, Mr. Hupp's practice focused exclusively on the defense of medical malpractice claims against physicians and hospitals.

Mr. Hupp has been named an Ohio Super lawyer for ten years (2008 through 2017). He further enjoys an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Appellate Practice
  • 1983
  • Directors & Officers
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Hospital Defense
  • Nursing Home/Long-Term Care
  • State Medical Board

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1988
  • John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1985

Published Works

  • Ford v. Wainwright, Statutory Changes and a New Test for Sanity: You Can't Execute Me, I'm Crazy!, Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 35, Number 4, p. 515., 1987


  • John Goodman
  • William Ludwig


  • Risk Management, Physician Groups And Nursing Home ADM./DON

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute
  • OHCA
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Jacobson, Maynard, Tuschman & Kalur Co., L.P.A., Attorney/Shareholder, 1997