Marques HillmanRicheson

Partner

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7195 Columbus + 1.614.281.3809

Marques Hillman Richeson is a results-oriented litigator who advocates efficiently, effectively, and proactively for clients. He handles significant, high-stakes litigation, representing clients in federal and state courts throughout the country at the trial and appellate levels. He has served as national or coordinating counsel for Fortune 500 and global companies, providing strategic advice on matters related to product liability, complex commercial litigation, class actions, and multidistrict litigation.

Marques' product liability experience encompasses mass tort, personal injury, and consumer fraud actions involving a broad range of products and industries, including pharmaceuticals, health care, medical devices, chemicals, manufacturing, and automotive. In recent years, he has served on multiple trial teams in mass tort cases.

Marques is very active in pro bono efforts and has represented individuals in clemency, death penalty, and innocence cases. He also has advocated for nonprofits, business and trade associations, and LGBTQ rights organizations, filing amici curiae briefs on their behalf in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate courts.

Marques is a board member of the Cleveland Ballet, LAND Studio (promoting public art and spaces), HELP Foundation (serving individuals with disabilities), and the Euclid Schools Foundation. He is also a Fellow of the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD) and has written and spoken extensively on topics related to social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession.