Rex H. Elliott
Rex Elliott co-founded Cooper Elliott in 1995. He is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of complex civil litigation experience. He has numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements and takes a client-first approach. He has served as an expert witness on various legal topics, frequently lectures about trial tactics and has been called upon by judges and high profile community leaders to handle their legal matters and those of their families and close friends.
- More than 30 years of litigating cases throughout the U.S.
- Voted Super Lawyer each year since 2005
- Voted Super Lawyer Top Lawyers in Ohio and Top 50 in Columbus
- Awarded Distinction of America's Best Lawyers
- Selected by peers to receive President's Award for Excellence
- Served on Boards of Ohio Association for Justice and Central Ohio Association for Justice
- Frequent lecturer on trial topics
- Proud father of four daughters
I want to protect my clients and make a real difference in their lives. I left big law firms because I did not find representing faceless corporations with deep pockets fulfilling. My number one job is to protect my clients and to make sure they get the results they want.
Representative Verdicts and Settlements
for the family of a man electrocuted by faulty wiring installed by an HVAC company.
for the abuse of a child by a volunteer at a church-operated daycare.
for the death of a young mother and injuries to her husband in an automobile accident.
award plus attorney fees and interest for the family of a motorcyclist killed in a crash.
for college student who suffered hearing loss when beaten outside a campus bar.
for injuries caused by excessive use of force by police officers.
for the family of a mother killed in a car crash by a drunk driver.
award plus attorney fees for the family of a motorcyclist killed by a careless tractor-trailer driver.
for breach of contract and business interference.
for breach of a contract to sell real estate for development.
for an executive defamed by his employer.
for 10,500 Ohioans whose credit information was misused by TransUnion Corp.
for investors defrauded in viatical insurance investment scheme.
for a brain injury caused by an assault by bar patrons.
for a high school student's death arising out of car accident.
against a surgeon who botched a shoulder surgery, severing and failing to repair the spinal accessory nerve.
for a woman who suffered leg injuries and loss of income caused by a car crash.
for a motorcyclist who suffered injuries caused when a car pulled in front of him.
for the death of a man and injuries to his wife from a car accident.
summary jury verdict for USDA inspector who was defamed by the owner of a company.
*The outcome of any client’s case will depend on the particular legal and factual circumstances of the case.