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Several Wright & Schulte LLC Attorneys Named to the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

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Wright & Schulte LLC is proud to announce that Michael L. Wright, Esq. and Richard W. Schulte, Esq. have been named to the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers list. Kesha Q. Brooks, Esq. and Jacob Gebelle, Esq. have been named to the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for their accomplishments.

Partner Michael L. Wright practices personal injury and civil rights law with an emphasis on catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, police brutality, products liability, nursing home neglect, and wrongful death. As a top-rated lawyer, Michael has appeared on or featured in various news and media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and

Michael is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Trial Lawyers Association, where he was previously selected in 2009 to 2020 as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the Ohio Association of Justice, where he currently serves as a Committee Chair. Michael is also a member of the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group of less than one percent of lawyers securing multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. He has been selected to Super Lawyers each year since 2019.

Partner Richard W. Schulte concentrates his practice on products liability, personal injury law, class action, and mass torts litigation against some of the largest corporations and insurance companies. He served as co-lead counsel in landmark cases against DuPont, Covidien, and JP Morgan Chase Bank, the latter of which he secured a settlement of more than $200 million on behalf of 29,000 plaintiffs.

A regularly featured presenter, Richard has spoken at various speaking engagements involving mass tort litigation, police brutality, and other complex practice areas. He has also received the Ohio Association for Justice President’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Trial Bar and was selected to the Super Lawyers list in 2010 and from 2020 to 2024.

Attorney and Marketing Manager Kesha Q. Brooks practices personal injury, civil rights, and criminal defense law, focusing on medical malpractice, auto accidents, dog bites, slip and fall, and wrongful death. She is passionate about the law and is dedicated to helping underserved populations who cannot fight for themselves.

Kesha is a member of numerous organizations, including the Dayton Bar Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Thurgood Marshall Law Society. This is Kesha’s second year named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Associate Attorney Jacob Gebelle concentrates his practice on personal injury law and mass tort litigation and has represented clients in various cases involving medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, and toxic torts. Before joining Wright & Schulte LLC, Jacob clerked for the Honorable Thomas M. Rose at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, where he assisted in drafting bench opinions and memoranda.

Jacob has authored several articles regarding mass tort cases and emerging litigation trends and served as a guest speaker for the Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention. He is a member of the Ohio Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. This is Jacob’s second year being named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers is an exclusive list recognizing top-rated lawyers in over 70 practice areas throughout the United States. Based on nominations by peers in their respective fields, each lawyer is selected through a multi-phase process based on their accomplishments in and out of the courtroom, peer recognition, and other related criteria.

Wright & Schulte LLC is a multi-practice law firm. To learn more about our legal services, call us today at 937-222-7477 or complete our online form to schedule a free consultation. Located in Dayton, Ohio, we serve clients in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Centerville, Toledo, Youngstown, and Miamisburg.