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McElroy Law, LLC
1991 Crocker Road
Suite 600, Gemini I
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: 440-249-0659
Toll Free: 888-350-1375
Fax: 440-892-3336
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Brian T. McElroy

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Westlake, Ohio
888-350-1375 (Toll Free)

Brian T. McElroy is the owner of McElroy Law, LLC.  He focuses his practice on civil litigation and contract review and drafting.  His practices areas include: business litigation, consumer protection, personal injury/negligence law, employment law, insurance law, small business, drafting employment and severance agreements, drafting sales contracts, and asset purchase agreements.  He gives back to the community by selectively taking Pro Bono cases, being active in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and as a member of his local Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.

Prior to starting McElroy Law, LLC, Mr. McElroy was an associate at a medium sized Cleveland law firm practicing complex business and financial litigation. During law school, Mr. McElroy was a two year member of Case Western Reserve's Ault Mock Trial Team, which won the 2001 NTC Regional Competition and was a competitor in the NTC national championship in Dallas, Texas.

After college, but prior to attending law school, Mr. McElroy was a claims adjuster for a Cleveland area insurance company. There he learned the ins and outs of the insurance business while he resolved thousands of property damage claims.


Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Small Business
  • Contract Review and Drafting
  • Consumer Protection
  • Personal Injury, Bodily Injury, Tort, and Negligence
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Construction and Remodeling Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2003


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - May, 2001
    • Honors: Business Law Concentration, with Honors
    • Honors: 2001 NTC Mock Trial Regional Champion and National Competitor
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
    • B.A. cum laude - 1995
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
    • Honors: Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honor Society
    • Honors: Certificate in Political Communications
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • My First Solo Year, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal, Vol. 1, No. 11, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Bar Association, Member, 1998 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1998 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1998 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Olmsted Township Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, 12/2005, Chairman since April 2008
  • Olmsted Township Planning Commission, member 01/2012 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Solo-Small Firm Section, Member 2007 to 2010; Secretary 12/2007 to 4/2008; Vice Chair 4/2008 to 7/2009; Chair 7/2009 to 7/2010
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, 7/201 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, member 07/2010 to Present, Vice Chair 7/2011 to 7/1012; Chair 7/2012 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Sections and Committees Oversight Committee, member 9/2010 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 3Rs program, 2008-2009
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, High School Internship Committee, member 3/2008 to 1/2010
  • Archbishop Hoban High School, Mock Trial Coach, 2001 to 2003
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Solo, Small Firms, and General Practice Board of Governors, 7/2012 to Present