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1300 E. 9th Street

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Cleveland, OH 44114



Medical Malpractice And Healthcare Professional Liability

Long-Term Care Liability




Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1999

John Carroll University, Bachelor of Arts, 1996

Jeanne M. Mullin

Partner in Charge – Cleveland

Chair of Medical Malpractice & Healthcare Law Group

A trial attorney with a stellar track record of defense verdicts and favorable outcomes for her clients, Jeanne Mullin’s practice focuses on the defense of medical malpractice and professional negligence cases, including representation of physicians, pharmacists, hospitals, and long-term care facilities. She also serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a major Fortune 500 healthcare company.

Jeanne is admitted to practice law in both Ohio and Michigan, and has been sought out to handle complex cases in other states on a pro hac vice basis, including Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Jeanne has secured countless medical malpractice and professional liability defense verdicts. She has argued matters on appeal at both the state and federal levels, and has successfully presented a case to the Ohio Supreme Court. Twenty-seven of her matters have resulted in published opinions.

Prior to joining Perez Morris, Jeanne was a Shareholder at Reminger Co., LPA, where she served on the firm’s management and executive teams, as well as on the firm’s Women’s Leadership Council.

Jeanne is frequently invited to present on a range of topics, including medical malpractice and risk prevention. She is committed to community service and has been recognized by John Carroll University as an Alumni who is personally, professionally and philanthropically “making a difference in her community.” Jeanne has served as a board member for local non-profits since 2005. She currently serves on the board of GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland where she works to further the mission of changing the way people in the world see Down syndrome, and helping individuals who live with Down syndrome achieve and realize their potential.

Jeanne’s reputation as an outstanding trial lawyer is reflected in recognition by her peers and community. Jeanne has been named the 2023 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants for Cleveland, Ohio, by The Best Lawyers in America® and was previously named as their Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice law – Defendants for Toledo, Ohio in 2016. She has been ranked by Best Lawyers since 2012 and has been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers List by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine since 2014. Super Lawyers has also named her to the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Cleveland in 2024, as well as the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio lists for 2023 and 2024. Jeanne has been named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and has been recognized by the YWCA of Greater Cleveland as a “Woman of Professional Excellence,” and by Smart Business Magazine with a “Progressive Woman” award.

Jeanne loves being in a courtroom and fighting for her clients. Her personal life has plenty of chaotic moments as the mother of five children. Fortunately, that has taught her the importance of being organized, proactive, and decisive – traits that drive her success as a trial lawyer.



Ohio, 1999

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2016

United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2001

United States District Court for the Western District of Ohio, 2001

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth District, 2001


Michigan, 2001


Memberships & Affiliations



  • Litigation in Obstetric Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, April 24, 2024
  • OB Quality Network Safety Summit, October 19, 2023
  • Anatomy of a Lawsuit and Things to Know Going into to Practice, Case Western University, July 8, 2021
  • Charting is the Start All and End All of Good Nursing Practices, Blanchard Valley Health Center and ProMedica, April 11, 2016
  • Reducing Risk in Medical Malpractice Liability, University of Toledo Medical Center, March 25, 2015
  • Best Practices in Healthcare Risk Management to stay out of a Courtroom, Paragon Health Associates and The Doctors Company, October 30, 2014
  • Hot Topics in Nursing Home and Long Term Care Risk Management, United Church Homes Annual Leadership Conference, July 16, 2014
  • Medical Malpractice in Ohio, CNA HealthPro Division, October 26, 2012
  • Negligent Credentialing, The Doctors Company Annual Counsel and Claim Associates Seminar, August 24, 2010
  • Medication Errors in Medical Malpractice, May 21, 2009
  • Ohio Medical Tort Reform, Ohio Hospital Insurance Co. Insured Physician Seminar, May 10, 2007
  • New Rules of Professional Conduct, Lorman Educational CLE for Lawyers, April 20, 2007


Awards & Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, 2012 – present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, Super Lawyer, 2014 – present
    • Ohio Super Lawyer, Top 25 Women Lawyers in Cleveland, 2023 – 2024
    • Ohio Super Lawyer, Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland, 2024
    • Ohio Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio, 2023 – 2024
    • Ohio Super Lawyer, Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio, 2024
  • “Woman of Professional Excellence” Award, YWCA of Greater Cleveland, 2019
  • Smart Business Magazine, “Progressive Woman” Award, 2019
  • Crain’s Cleveland, Notable Women in Law, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants – Toledo, 2016
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star, 2011 – 2013


Board Positions & Community Service

  • GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland, Board Member
  • PM Foundation Inc., dba Urban Community School, Former Board Member