Bradley L. Snyder

Shareholder
Columbus
41 South High Street
Huntington Center, 21st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
P 614.723.2002
F 614.463.9792
P 614.723.2002 | F 614.463.9792

Overview

Mr. Snyder is an accomplished litigator and counselor with 35 years of experience. His practice focuses on the defense of self-insured companies, insurance companies and/or their policyholders in cases involving wrongful death or serious injuries. Mr. Snyder’s experience is wide-ranging and diverse, including the defense of cases involving trucking or vehicular accidents, train derailments, explosions, airplane crashes, premises liability claims, civil rights claims, class action claims, products liability claims and professional liability claims. He has successfully defended corporations, long-term care facilities, medical professionals, insurance agents and brokers, title insurance agents, real estate agents, attorneys, and commercial property owners. He has developed considerable expertise in defending litigation involving traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries.

Mr. Snyder also provides advisory opinions to clients on insurance coverage issues and he has significant experience in representing insurance companies in insurance coverage litigation, including declaratory judgment actions, bad faith cases, and first party breach of contract cases. He also is called upon by the firm’s insurance clients to assist in fraud and/or coverage investigations by taking examinations under oath. A growing part of Mr. Snyder’s practice is the representation of national retailers in premise liability claims. He is also a leading member of the firm’s Emergency Response Team, providing immediate response capabilities, including planning, coordinating, and handling investigation and evidence preservation activities for transportation, retail, and industrial clients.

Mr. Snyder has handled cases in virtually every county in the Buckeye state and his clients often get him involved in coordinating and attending mediations on pre-suit claims. His skills and experience have not gone unnoticed. His peers have designated him a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2004 for his expertise in defending personal injury claims. He has also been named to The Best Lawyers in America©  for Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants on an annual basis since 2009. Mr. Snyder has also been awarded the AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.

Experience
  • Handled in excess of 50 first-chair jury trials in various courts throughout Ohio
  • Handled in excess of 900 mediations and arbitrations throughout Ohio
  • Defense of insurance company in class action lawsuit in federal court in Colorado
  • Considerable experience in the defense of professional liability claims including legal malpractice claims and claims against insurance agents, insurance brokers, real estate agents, real estate brokers, medical professionals and title insurance agents
  • Defense verdict for major national retailer in trial of catastrophic injury case lasting three weeks
  • Defense verdict for client in six-week sexual harassment trial
  • Defense verdict for regional insurance broker in negligence/breach of contract case
  • Defense verdicts for national retailer in various premises liability cases
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Capital University Law School, J.D.
    • with honors
  2. The Ohio State University, B.S.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  5. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  6. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2009-2020)
  • Member of Roetzel's Emergency Response Team, providing immediate response capabilities to trucking and transportation clients

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)
Community Affiliations
  • Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable
  • Civil War Preservation Trust

Insights

Overview

Mr. Snyder is an accomplished litigator and counselor with 35 years of experience. His practice focuses on the defense of self-insured companies, insurance companies and/or their policyholders in cases involving wrongful death or serious injuries. Mr. Snyder’s experience is wide-ranging and diverse, including the defense of cases involving trucking or vehicular accidents, train derailments, explosions, airplane crashes, premises liability claims, civil rights claims, class action claims, products liability claims and professional liability claims. He has successfully defended corporations, long-term care facilities, medical professionals, insurance agents and brokers, title insurance agents, real estate agents, attorneys, and commercial property owners. He has developed considerable expertise in defending litigation involving traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries.

Mr. Snyder also provides advisory opinions to clients on insurance coverage issues and he has significant experience in representing insurance companies in insurance coverage litigation, including declaratory judgment actions, bad faith cases, and first party breach of contract cases. He also is called upon by the firm’s insurance clients to assist in fraud and/or coverage investigations by taking examinations under oath. A growing part of Mr. Snyder’s practice is the representation of national retailers in premise liability claims. He is also a leading member of the firm’s Emergency Response Team, providing immediate response capabilities, including planning, coordinating, and handling investigation and evidence preservation activities for transportation, retail, and industrial clients.

Mr. Snyder has handled cases in virtually every county in the Buckeye state and his clients often get him involved in coordinating and attending mediations on pre-suit claims. His skills and experience have not gone unnoticed. His peers have designated him a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2004 for his expertise in defending personal injury claims. He has also been named to The Best Lawyers in America©  for Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants on an annual basis since 2009. Mr. Snyder has also been awarded the AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.

Experience
  • Handled in excess of 50 first-chair jury trials in various courts throughout Ohio
  • Handled in excess of 900 mediations and arbitrations throughout Ohio
  • Defense of insurance company in class action lawsuit in federal court in Colorado
  • Considerable experience in the defense of professional liability claims including legal malpractice claims and claims against insurance agents, insurance brokers, real estate agents, real estate brokers, medical professionals and title insurance agents
  • Defense verdict for major national retailer in trial of catastrophic injury case lasting three weeks
  • Defense verdict for client in six-week sexual harassment trial
  • Defense verdict for regional insurance broker in negligence/breach of contract case
  • Defense verdicts for national retailer in various premises liability cases

Education

  1. Capital University Law School, J.D.
    • with honors
  2. The Ohio State University, B.S.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  5. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  6. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2009-2020)
  • Member of Roetzel's Emergency Response Team, providing immediate response capabilities to trucking and transportation clients

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)
Community Affiliations
  • Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable
  • Civil War Preservation Trust