W. Bradford Longbrake
Brad joined HCP as a partner in 2013. He is a graduate of the College of Wooster and the Case Western University School of Law. Prior to joining HCP, Brad was a partner in the Cleveland office of a multi-state law firm.
A significant portion of Brad’s practice involves the defense of medical malpractice and other professional liability matters, including the defense of lawyers, real estate agents and brokers, and insurance agencies. In addition, he has handled product liability, commercial, employment, and insurance coverage litigation. Brad has tried numerous cases in Ohio state and federal courts. He has also briefed and argued numerous appellate matters throughout northeast Ohio.
Brad frequently lectures on risk management and litigation issues. In 2011, he served as an adjunct professor at the Cleveland Marshall School of Law, teaching a 4-credit class on medical malpractice litigation. He enjoys public speaking and is happy to make presentations to clients and professional groups.
Brad has also written on various legal topics and was selected as one of the "Best Law Firm Writers of 2011" by the Burton Awards for the article "Zippo and Internet Activity: The New Language of Personal Jurisdiction?" that appeared in the Spring 2010 edition of the Defense Research Institute's In-House Defense Quarterly.
Brad and his wife, Suzanne, reside in Stark County, Ohio with their two children. Suzanne is a Staff Attorney on the Fifth District Court of Appeals for the Honorable Judge William Hoffman.