Ellen McCarthy

Young & McCarthy
31387 Lorain Rd
Cleveland, OH 44070-4730
(216) 961-3932


Ellen is passionate about helping injured people and their families.  She believes that the civil jury trial system is one of the greatest assets available to injured people, and she loves participating in it-both for meaningful results for her clients, but also positive change for society.  She brings her more than twenty-five years of successful litigation experience with her each time she is in court advocating for her clients.

Ellen is a recognized leader in the law profession.  From 2005-2009, she was a member of the Ohio Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners.  She was the 2016 Treasurer of the Ohio Association for Justice.  She has been a trial advocacy instructor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law for more than twenty years.

Law Licenses and Court Admissions

Ohio - 1990
U.S. District Court, N. D. Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit


Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law - J.D. 1990
St. Leo College - B.A. - 1984


First Place Overall/Best Brief Award- National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition - 1998
Named by AML Legal Readers as a top Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney in 2012