Press Releases
and Media Coverage

Fired Canton McKinley football head coach Marcus Wattley, five assistants sue for defamation—Canton Repository

Former McKinley High School head football coach Marcus Wattley and five of his former assistant coaches are suing the nine people they say have damaged

He’s a Big City Mayor; His Grandsons Are Suspected Gang Members—The New Republic

Our case against Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson and police chief Calvin Williams over the botched investigation of Antonio Parra’s murder (by two men who drove away in a car registered to ...

After rape case acquittal, defense attorney calls case a ‘sham’—Fremont News-Messenger

Peter Pattakos, one of the attorneys for the defendant, delivered the defendant’s closing argument to the Sandusky County jury, who deliberated for about 90 minutes before coming back with a not-guilty ...

Court of appeals rejects Cleveland police chief’s immunity claim re: alleged cover-up of murder investigation implicating mayor’s grandson

Today, a unanimous panel of the 8th District Court of Appeals rejected Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams’ claim of immunity in our lawsuit alleging that he intentionally obstructed the investigation of ...

’36-year-old men don’t die of pneumonia.’ Akron man sues prison after brother’s death—Akron Beacon Journal

An Akron man incarcerated in a private prison in Youngstown in May 2019 had such severe chest pain that he was having trouble breathing or ...