Andrew S. Goldwasser

Andrew S Goldwasser

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Andy Goldwasser is a skilled trial lawyer. Andy's track to becoming a lawyer started more than 20 years ago when he began working as a claims adjuster. In the early years, Andy was on call to investigate accidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In 1994, he enrolled at Cleveland Marshall College of Law as a night student. While attending law school, he continued to adjust claims for a large insurance defense firm and then joined a high-end personal injury firm. He graduated from a four-year night school program in three years. After law school, Andy worked as an associate attorney before co-founding Ciano & Goldwasser in 2000. Andy is a partner of Ciano & Goldwasser and the managing partner of Rumizen Weisman Co., Ltd.

Andy's law practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters with an emphasis on serious injury and wrongful death claims. At the same time, Andy routinely handles a spectrum of specialty torts, including claims involving financial irregularities, business disputes, professional negligence and employment-related matters. Andy has represented clients in virtually every forum, including state court, federal court, FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), AAA (the American Arbitration Association) and private binding arbitration.

Member Million Dollar Advocates ForumAndy is also involved in several professional organizations. Andy is a former board member and chair of the business torts section of the Ohio Association of Justice. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. He has also been recognized by his peers as a "Best Lawyer."

Super Lawyers Top 100 OhioSuper Lawyers Top 100 ClevelandHe has been selected by his peers as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" every year since 2008. Andy has also been selected by his peers as a "Top 50" lawyer in Cleveland and "Top 100" lawyer in Ohio by Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters company.

On the charitable front, Andy is president of the No Pain No Gain Foundation, whose mission is to provide hope in the face of adversity, courage in the face of fear and charity in support of children with cancer.