Christopher HickeyChristopher “Chip” Hickey has represented hundreds of clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases throughout Ohio and North Carolina. Chip has also represented victims of catastrophic injuries caused by defective products and negligent conduct. Prior to starting his own practice, Chip was the Managing Office Attorney at the Cleveland office of Brent Coon & Associates.  Prior to that he was an associate with the law firm Wallace & Graham located in Salisbury, North Carolina. Chip started his legal career with Robert E. Sweeney Co., L.P.A., one of the pioneer asbestos firms in the country. Chip has become active with and was named a trustee for the Ohio Association for Justice.  A native of Cleveland, Chip graduated from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He lives in Rocky River, Ohio with his wife and two daughters.

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1985, University of Dayton
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1995, Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Admitted to Practice

  • State Courts of Ohio
  • State Courts of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • American Association of Justice
  • Ohio Association For Justice – Truste
  • Public Justice Foundation

Significant Trials & Settlements

  • Hess v Norfolk Southern – multimillion dollar verdict for asbestos cancer victims
  • Seaford v. Norfolk Southern Railroad – verdict for asbestosis victims
  • Jane Doe v. Asbestos Brake MFG’s – multimillion dollar settlement for mesothelioma victim (terms and parties are confidential)
  • John Doe v. Asbestos Pipe and Joint Compound Manufacturers – multimillion dollar settlement for mesothelioma victim (terms and names of parties are confidential)