Over $50 Million Recovered For Our Clients


Michael D. Goldstein

Managing Partner

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Beachwood, OH

Practice Areas:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Trucking and Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Sexual and Physical abuse


A Northeast Ohio native, Michael graduated from The Ohio State University in 1999, and completed his Juris Doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. Returning to Cleveland to form Goldstein & Goldstein, Michael focuses his practice on handling complex litigation, representing people and families of those injured in accidents, victims of sexual and physical abuse, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, and wrongful death claims. Michael has become an accomplished Trial Attorney, and obtained numerous large verdicts and settlements for his clients, including million and multi-million dollar results in wrongful death and medical malpractice claims. Michael takes pride in tackling difficult legal challenges on behalf of his clients, and continues to fight every day against insurance companies and corporations, in an effort to recover fair compensation on behalf of people who have been injured. Michael's recent experience includes handling cases for victims of physical and sexual abuse, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, insurance bad faith and trucking and motor vehicle crashes.

Michael is a board certified trial lawyer, obtaining his certification in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Michael has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top attorneys in Ohio every year since 2016. Michael has also been selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers every year since 2015, as a Top 10 Nursing Home Lawyer, and every year since 2016, Michael has been selected for membership in the Nations Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, representing a selection of the top one percent of attorneys in the United States based on standards of legal excellence.

Michael loves competition and being active. When he’s not practicing law, Michael enjoys coaching his sons’ sports teams, travelling with his family, playing softball, and competing in marathons and triathalons.


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1999
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Financial Planning

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 2002
  • Wisconsin, 2002
  • Illinois, 2003
  • Florida, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2004


  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio’s Top Attorneys: annually, 2016 - present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers: annually, 2015 – present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
  • Top 10 Nursing Home Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Nations Top One Percent Attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Cleveland Area Trial Academy

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Trial Lawyer in Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy