We are honored to announce attorneys Richard Schulte and Michael Wright have joined forces with national civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump to represent the family of Andre Hill, the Columbus man who was shot and killed by an officer with the Columbus Division of Police December 22. Attorney Schulte says:

“It’s an honor and a privilege to help this family during such a difficult time.”

Andre Hill was shot seconds after officers with the Columbus Police Dept. arrived at a house where Hill had been visiting.  Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan moved to terminate the officer earlier this week. Read more about the story here by ABC News.

Nationally recognized attorneys Richard Schulte and Michael Wright have handled numerous high-profile cases including athletes from Ohio State University and the University of Michigan who have alleged that they were sexually abused by campus doctors. Richard Schulte has led numerous consolidated mass tort and class action litigations around the country. Michael Wright served as co-counsel for the family of Samuel DuBose, the Cincinnati man shot and killed in 2015 by a University of Cincinnati police officer. Attorneys Schulte and Wright also represent the family of John Crawford, the 22-year-old man shot and killed in a Walmart by a Beavercreek police officer in 2014.
According to attorney Michael Wright, the firm will work tirelessly to help Hill’s family get justice.
“While nothing can bring Andre Hill back to his family, we will do everything in our power to ensure that this family holds the Columbus Police Dept. accountable for the actions of the officer who took Andre’s life,” said Wright.

Video source: ABC NEWS