Walter KrohngoldWalter H. Krohngold

Phone: 216-241-8333
Fax: 216-241-5890

Walter Krohngold was born and raised in the east side of Cleveland, and has lived here for all but four years. He has specialized in the area of insurance defense litigation for 26 years. He has tried over 100 cases to verdict. Approximately 80% of his verdicts have been at or near the final offer. Walter has also argued cases in the Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh Appellate Districts. Walter takes an extremely aggressive approach to discovery, seeking all of a claimant’s medical and work-related records, both before and after an occurrence to better provide an accurate evaluation of each claim. He has lectured before various legal organizations and is currently a co-chair of the Personal Injury Defense Committee section of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys. He has also written in a publication for that organization and co-chaired a seminar sponsored by the Committee in April, 2012.


Walter is married, with a son who recently graduated from the Ohio State University, and a stepdaughter attending the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His hobbies include racquetball, hiking and bowling. For the last eight years he has been on the Board of Trustees of the Orange Hill Estates Homeowners Association where he lives, and has been actively involved in local politics in Orange Village, Ohio.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury-Defense
  • Product Liability Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Trucking Litigation

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio – 1983

U.S. District Court of Appeals – 1983


Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1983 J.D.

Honors:    Moot Court Team

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1979, 
Bachelor of Arts

Major:     Political Science

Minor:     International Relations

Seminars and Publications

Presenter, Settlement of Minor Claims, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, 2010 Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio

Article, Admissibility of OSHA Documents in Subsequent Civil Litigation, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Winter, 2013 Quarterly publication

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Municipal Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, 1990 - 2006
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, 1990 – Present
  • Co-Chair – Personal Injury Defense Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Mazanec, Raskin and Ryder, Solon, Ohio- Partner, 2006 - 2010
  • Stanley S. Keller & Associates Co., LPA- Partner, 1987 - 2006


Sandy CermakSandra Cermak

Assistant to Walter Krohngold

Phone: 216-241-8333 x 114

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