• Columbia University School of Law, LL.M. (Masters in Law), 1985;
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1984;
  • Kenyon College, B.A., 1980; Hawken School, 1976


  • 5-Star Rating,;
  • 2004-2014 AV Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, Martindale-Hubbell;
  • 2014 Top Rated Labor and Employment Lawyers, The American Lawyer;
  • 2014 Top Rated Litigation Lawyers, The American Lawyer;
  • 2014 Superb in Employment Law, AVVO; 2014 Superb in Litigation, AVVO;
  • 2014 Top Contributor, AVVO


  • United States Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • Eastern District of Michigan
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