PHILLIP A. CIANO


PARTNER | 216-658-9900 | [email protected]
PRACTICE AREAS
Business / Partnership Disputes 
Employment Law / Non-Compete Litigation 
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
  • Ohio (1996)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio (1996)
  • District of Columbia (1996)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Top 50 in Cleveland, Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Top 100 in Ohio, Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2008-2019
  • Best Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Academy of Court Appointed Special Masters
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
EDUCATION
  • Wittenberg University, B.A. (1990)
  • John Marshall Law School of Chicago, Cum Laude (1995)
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ABOUT

Phil Ciano is a founding partner of the 20 year litigation/deal shop, Ciano & Goldwasser, LLP.  Phil represents clients across three key areas: healthcare, commercial law and sports law.  With over 20 years of experience, his practice spans from New York to Los Angeles.  Clients include world-renowned physicians, public and closely-held companies, international sports agencies, certified agents and athletes in professional baseball, basketball, football and golf.  Phil has also served as a federally-appointed Special Master, court-appointed Receiver and mediator of complex business disputes.

GIVING BACK

Outside of his legal work, Phil enjoys spending time with his family and giving back to charitable causes including True Freedom Ministries, Mater Dei and Gesu Catholic Church, and Partnership Schools NYC.  Phil also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society and Miami University’s Parent Council.