Andrew N. Yosowitz

Andrew N. Yosowitz

Partner
P: 614.221.2121 | F: 614.365.9516
EMAIL ayosowitz@isaacwiles.com

Assistant Amy Johnston 614.220.5123 ajohnston@isaacwiles.com
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A true investigator who relishes taking a deep dive into the research behind a case, former prosecutor Andrew Yosowitz has effectively applied his fact-finding skills in the world of litigation for over a decade.

Once serving as assistant prosecutor with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office, Andrew represents clients in litigation throughout the State of Ohio. He has successfully represented political subdivisions and their employees in civil rights and tort litigation.

Andrew takes particular pride in providing legal services to first-responders – defending and training the police officers, deputies and paramedics who keep us safe.

In addition to his work with political subdivisions, Andrew also defends and pursues personal injury cases. And, his criminal law background gives him a unique advantage when representing individuals in criminal cases and medical professionals before oversight and certification boards.

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Education

  • The Ohio State University, J.D., 2002
  • University of Michigan, B.A., History, 1999

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
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articles & presentations

Articles

  • Yosowitz, Andrew. “Supreme Court Denies ‘Public Duty Rule’ Defense For Public Employees.”

Presentations

  • “What Civil Rights Defense Attorneys Want Corrections Officers To Know.” Logan County Sheriff’s Office, 23 April 2015
  • Yosowitz, Andrew. “Recent Case Law Developments and Police Considerations in Police Misconduct/Section 1983 Cases.” Westerville, Ohio, 28 August 2014
  • Yosowitz, Andrew. “Recent Case Law Developments and Police Considerations in Police Misconduct/Section 1983 Cases.” Akron, Ohio, 24 October 2012
  • Yosowitz, Andrew. “First Amendment Issues in Police Actions.” Akron, Ohio, 24 October 2012
  • Yosowitz, Andrew. “What Government Finance Officers Should Know About Public Entity Liability.” Cleveland, Ohio, 23 September 2011
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professional & community activities

Professional

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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honors

  • Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2013-2017
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case studies

Stahl v. Coshocton County, ___ Fed. Appx. ____ (6th Cir. 2018)
Claim: Following multiple pursuits, deputies approached David Stahl’s truck to try and apprehend him. Mr. Stahl drove his truck directly towards a deputy on foot. The deputy shot and killed Mr. Stahl. The family of Mr. Stahl sued and alleged excessive force and deliberate indifference to medical needs for care rendered after the shooting. Ultimately, over 20 deputies and medics were named as defendants.
Result: Summary judgment was granted and upheld for all defendants.

Tinney v. Richland County, 678 Fed. Appx. 362 (6th Cir. 2017)
Claim: Plaintiff claimed that investigators and prosecutors coerced his murder confession which, in turn, led to Plaintiff’s conviction and imprisonment. Plaintiff alleged malicious prosecution and due process violations.
Result: Summary judgment was granted and upheld for all defendants.

LeFever v. Ferguson, 645 Fed. Appx. 438 (6th Cir. 2016)
Claim: Plaintiff claimed, inter alia, that county coroner fabricated evidence which led to Plaintiff’s conviction and imprisonment for the murder of her husband. Plaintiff alleged various constitutional violations.
Result: Summary judgment granted and upheld for coroner and county.