Antonios P. Tsarouhas

Antonios P. Tsarouhas

Title: Partner, Perantinides & Nolan


Antonios P. Tsarouhas  is married with two children.  Born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1967.  Attended both Penn State University and University of Pittsburgh, and graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Finance.  Graduated in 1994 from Ohio Northern University College of Law.

He began practicing law in 1994 with the law firm of Perantinides & Nolan, presently engaged in the following areas of practice: medical negligence, wrongful death, products liability, vehicular and premise liability, business litigation and intentional tort.  A member of the Akron Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Ohio Association for Justice, Ohio State Bar Association, Franklin Trial Lawyers Association, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and serves as co-chair of the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Laparoscopic Litigation Group.  

Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial AdvocacyHe is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Board Certified (2004) by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Advocacy, and re-certified in 2009. Also Certified by the NBTA for Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy in 2012.  Named Ohio Superlawyer for 2008-2014; and named Ohio’s Superlawyer Rising Star for 2005-2007; Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers for 2013.

He authored and/or co-authored the following publications: “The Derivative and Independent Approach to Spousal Consortium”, Ohio Northern University Law Review, Volume XIX, No. 4 (1993); “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: What is the Standard of Care?” Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements & Experts, Volume 10:1 (January 1994), co-authored with Paul G. Perantinides; “The Case Against Legal Assisted Suicide”, Ohio Northern University Law Review, Volume XX, No. 3 (1994); “The Medical-Legal Risk of Thermal Injury During Laparoscopic Monopolar Electrosurgery”, The Journal of Healthcare and Risk Management (Winter 1998 Ed.), co-authored with Paul G. Perantinides; and (pending approval) “Avoiding Pitfalls in Medical Negligence”, Am Jur Trial, co-authored with Paul G. Perantinides.

He has lectured at the Ohio State Bar Association (2003) on Tort Reform Issues; Seminar conducted by ECRI (2004) on “Bariatric and Other Surgeries on the Obese Patient: Managing Technology Challenges and Risks; Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers-Columbus“ (2004) on Countering Defenses in Medical Negligence Cases”; Seminar Conducted by NBI (2005) “Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in Ohio” Conducted by NBI (2006) “Evidence in Trial Practice” Conducted by NBI (2006) “Civil Trial from Start to Finish”; “Winning Your First Civil Trial” Conducted by NBI (2007); “Building Your Civil Trial Skills” Conducted by NBI (2007); “How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Accident Cases” Conducted by NBI (2007); “Winning Strategies for Jury Selection” Conducted by NBI (2007); “Trial Techniques for Effective Litigation” Conducted by NBI (2007); “Advanced Expert   Witness Deposition” Conducted by NBI (2008); “Building Your Civil Trial Skills” Conducted by NBI (2008); “Handling the Auto Injury Claim” Conducted by NBI (2008); “Handling the Auto Injury Claim” Conducted by NBI (2009).  "Evidence and Expert Testimony Best Practices: Supporting Your Case”  Sponsored by the NBI (Akron - 2010), “Practical Discovery from A-Z” Sponsored by the NBI (Akron - 2011), “Personal Injury: Settlement, Trial and Medicare Set-Asides” Sponsored by the NBI (Cleveland - 2012), “Damages in Personal Injury” Sponsored by the NBI (Cleveland - 2012), “Building your Civil Trial Skills” NBI (June 2013 - Akron).

Mr. Tsarouhas admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio, U.S. 6th Circuit Court, U.S. 4th Circuit Court and the U.S. Federal Court of Claims.  Reported Opinions included: Miller v. Ruhlin Construction, Inc., 95 Ohio St.3d 532, 2002-Ohio-2840 and Griffiths v. Doctors Hospital, 150 Ohio App.3d 234, 780 N.E.2d 603 (Ohio App. 2002)

Aside from the legal profession, his involvement in the local community includes: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Akron Board Member, former President – Greek Men’s Club Organization, former Secretary – AHEPA Chapter 63, and Elementary Greek School Teacher at Annunciation Greek Orthodox church of Akron; Ask a Lawyer Radio Program sponsored by the Akron Bar Association; participates in the Akron Bar Association Referral Program.

Mr. Tsarouhas is fluent in Greek.