Bobbie S. Sprader

Bobbie S. Sprader

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Recognized since 2015

Columbus, Ohio

Practice Areas

Litigation - Health Care

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Health Care
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Bobbie Sprader is a partner in Bricker & Eckler’s Health Care group where she devotes herself exclusively to health care litigation. Her practice includes the defense of physicians and hospitals facing claims of medical negligence and wrongful death. In that role, she has over two decades of experience in the courtroom conducting jury trials, arguing to various appellate courts and arguing before the Ohio Supreme Court. She also provides a wide variety of litigation support to hospitals and various health care provider. An invited speaker on legal issues relevant to the medical community, Bobbie has testified before the Ohio Legislature several times on issues relevant to the medical community on behalf of the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio State Medical Association, and has spoken to various groups on behalf of other clients and organizations, such as the Ohio Society for Healthcare Risk Managers, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Osteopathic Association, the Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys, the Ohio Society for Healthcare Risk Managers, Ohio Association of Magistrates, and the Columbus Bar Association to name a few. Her goal is always to provide outstanding legal representation while tending to the personal and professional needs of her clients and their legal challenges.


  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215-4291


  • The Ohio State University , J.D., graduated 1994
  • Bowling Green State University, BS, graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1994


  • Society for Ohio Health Care Attorneys - Member
  • Columbus Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; American Bar Association - Member
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Bricker & Eckler LLP
Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Health Care

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Health Care, Columbus, OH (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants


  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Litigation with a Band 4 ranking, 2013-2016
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice Defense; Appellate), 2010-2014, 2018-2020

"Bobbie Sprader is detailed in all areas of work and uses resources and experts wisely. She is extremely knowledgeable."

"Bobbie Sprader has been so impressive in her ability to clearly summarize the elements of our complex case, lead the discussion to insure our understanding, recommend next steps, and follow up with other parties to communicate our concerns and decisions. She presents an understandable picture of the issues, along with the risks of pursuing the different options to tackle the issues. Her written summaries are excellent; the best I've seen."

- Beth McKinney (JHSI, Inc. c/o The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati)

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