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Commercial Litigation

Quinn M. Schmiege

Quinn Schmiege is a Partner in the Columbus office who focuses her practice on general litigation, truck accidents, professional liability, and employment practices liability claims. Her experience and work also includes insurance coverage, complex commercial litigation, breach of contract and unfair competition claims.  

In addition, Quinn is a member of the Firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and regularly writes and presents on topics related to her practice areas.   

Danielle M. Haberstroh

Danielle Haberstroh is a Partner, whose practice predominantly revolves around the insurance industry, including first and third-party auto negligence and PIP claims.  She defends insurers in fraud, bad faith, arson and water damage litigation, and counsels on coverage disputes and policy language. Her experience also includes commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and medical malpractice. Early in her career, Danielle served as in-house counsel for Michigan Basic Property Insurance Association and the Auto Club Insurance Association.

Joseph J. Santoro

Joe Santoro joined Gallagher Sharp as an Associate in 1997 and was named Partner in 2004. He represents businesses, insurance companies and individuals in a wide variety of civil litigation.  He represents railroad companies in cases concerning personal injury, wrongful death, occupational injury, the FRSA, federal preemption matters, property damage, eminent domain, and condemnation issues.  Joe’s experience also includes representing clients in pre-suit contract matters as well as commercial litigation relating to breach of contract and real estate matters.

Scott A. Norcross

After practicing at another Cleveland area firm for ten years, Scott Norcross joined Gallagher Sharp as a Partner in 2014. He is Gallagher Sharp’s Business & Employment Practice Group Manager and represents businesses in commercial litigation, and lending institutions in workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcy matters.

Lori E. Brown

Lori Brown  is a partner at Gallagher Sharp. She defends attorneys against legal malpractice claims and in grievance proceedings and provides counsel for pre-claims assistance and risk management matters.  Lori also handles class actions filed under the FDCPA and other consumer protection statutes and  has successfully defended law firms and individuals in consumer litigation. She represents her clients in trial courts and on appeal, including in Federal District Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Julie L. Juergens

Julie Juergens joined Gallagher Sharp as an Associate in September of 2000 and was named Partner in 2005. She concentrates her practice on employment, commercial, and professional liability litigation, representing businesses and individuals including professionals such as accountants and lawyers, directors, officers, managers, and employees, in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts and before administrative agencies.

Timothy T. Brick

Tim Brick is Gallagher Sharp's Managing Partner and is active in the firm's Professional Liability and Business & Employment Practice Groups.  He successfully defends attorneys in matters alleging malpractice, and violations of the FDCPA and other consumer protection statutes.  He assists in grievance and disciplinary procedures, and at the pre-claim stage.  He also represents real estate professionals and accountants in E&O claims and employers in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and breach of contract suits.  Tim lectures extensively with respect to legal m