Attorney Profile

Gary Himmel, Esq.

  • Licensed to practice law in Ohio since 1980
  • Assistant prosecutor and police legal advisor 1980-1983 - instructor/lecturer to Akron police and detective bureau
  • Defense practice, 1983-1990 representing  insured defendants,direct suits against insurance companies and self-insured defendants. All areas of negiligent and intentional torts were involved, including, but not limited to premises liability, transactional liability, contracts, intentional torts, etc.
  • 1990-1994 - trial practice representing individual defendants, corporations, and plaintiffs
  • 1994-present - litigation of wrongful death, medical malpractice, and products liability cases; including, drug related injury or death, toxic torts, product liability and employment litigation
  • 1980-1994 Private arbitrator for insurance companies via policy provided arbitration clauses
  • Mediator for the Summit County Courts during annual or semi-annual settlement week
  • Rule 10 arbitrator for the Summit County Courts
  • Practiced in both State and Federal Courts-including cases in numerous States; including cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Michigan and Kentucky
  • 35 years of litigation experience in both civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate (both State and Federal) and Ohio Supreme Court.
  • Court appointed mediator and arbitrator, Summit County Common Pleas Court member, Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Summit County Trial Lawyers Association.  Past member; American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys and Defense Research Institute
  • Past chair of the Akron Bar Association "Law Office Technology" subcommittee. Past member,"Judicial Review" committee, "Grievance" committee, and other Akron Bar Assocition subcommittees. 
  • Hundreds of trials to the court and jury trials across the State of Ohio and beyond. 

How Can We Help You


Offices in Cleveland and Akron (by appointment only)

33 Baker Blvd., Suite 202, Akron, Ohio 44333


TF: 1-800-HURT123
P: 330-374-1030
F: 234.900.5604