Ernest C. Pisanelli 


  • J.D. Capital University Law School (1990)
  • B.A. Harvard University (1976)
    • Varsity Football 1973 & 1974

Professional Experience

Mr. Pisanelli has extensive experience practicing insurance defense litigation in matters involving personal injury, premises liability, products liability and bad faith. His prior professional experience includes 10 years as a claims attorney for Progressive Insurance, where he was responsible for managing litigated claims across three states, defending first party claims against Progressive, adjusting personal lines and commercial claims with a reserve of $1 Million, counseling on coverage issues and negotiating settlements. Prior to his time at Progressive he was an associate with Ulmer & Berne, LLP and Quant, Giffels & Buck, L.P.A.


Mr. Pisanelli is married and has a son and twin daughters. His children are very active in extracurricular activities, especially sports. He spends most of his free time watching them compete.


Ohio State Bar Association

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio