The Employee’s Attorney: Ohio Discrimination Lawyers

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If you would like additional details on our specific employment discrimination practice areas and how we may be able to assist with your employee discrimination case, please contact one of our attorneys below or call us at (866) 736-2046.

Lorenzo Washington

Lorenzo Washington is an associate attorney at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. Lorenzo graduated from Ohio University with a degree in broadcast journalism. Because of Lorenzo's unique background in writing and communications, his transition and progression into the practice of law was natural. Lorenzo attended The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. During law school, Lorenzo was active in the Black Law Students Association; a Diversity and Inclusion Officer of the Student Bar Association; a Co-Counsel/Mentor to incoming first-year law students; and the DH of the 2016 OSU Law School Intramural Softball Championship team. Lorenzo is extremely passionate about fighting for the rights of underrepresented minorities-especially in the employment arena-and Lorenzo brought that drive

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Brian D. Spitz

Brian Spitz is the founding and managing attorney of The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. In 1997, Brian graduated from Case Western Reserve University with honors. At that time, Brian began gaining extensive trial and litigation experience at some of the most respected law firms in Cleveland. In 2007, Brian took his passion for vigorously representing his clients and directed it into founding The Spitz Law Firm, where he is now the Managing Attorney. Awards Newsweek “Nationwide Top Attorney” 2015 News Week Magazine Nationwide Top Attorneys 2013 Newsweek Magazine Top 20 Leaders in Employment Law in the United States 2012 Super Lawyers’ Magazine Rising Star 2009, 2010 National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers Million Dollar Advocates Forum Lead Counsel

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Fred M. Bean

Fred M. Bean is a Partner at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. In 2010, Fred graduated from Case Western Reserve University with honors. While in law school, Fred gained extensive legal experience working at a local Cleveland law firm where he worked on personal injury, medical malpractice and employment law cases. Following law school, Fred joined The Spitz Law Firm where he has continued to represent clients in various areas of employment law. As an attorney, Fred focuses on litigation and representing current and former employees in discrimination, retaliation and wage and hour lawsuits, ensuring that his clients are treated fairly by their current or ex-employers. Fred has represented numerous clients throughout the State of Ohio and nationally against employers and businesses of every type

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Matthew G. Bruce

Matt is an associate at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC.  In 2008, Matthew graduated from the University of Akron School of Law.  For nearly a decade, Matthew has represented individuals, small businesses, and large corporations in various areas of law, including criminal defense, complex business litigation, and labor and employment.  As an attorney with The Spitz Law Firm, Matthew focuses his practice on litigation and representing current and former employees in discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour lawsuits, ensuring that his clients are treated fairly and their rights protected. Matthew has represented numerous clients throughout the State of Ohio, in both state and federal courts, against employers and businesses of every type and size.  Matthew has

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Dan Dubow

Danny Dubow received his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University in 2013, and his juris doctorate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2016. While in law school, Danny sought experiences helping others through clerking at the Franklin County Public Defender, and through work in a Criminal Defense Clinic. Danny also has experience working with Cleveland families through a clerkship with a local family law firm. Upon joining The Spitz Law Firm in 2017, Danny brought his dedication to fighting for others while focusing on employment issues. Education: Sylvania Southview High School, Sylvania, Ohio, 2009 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2013 The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio,

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Ryan C. Horvath

Ryan Horvath is an associate attorney who has been with The Spitz Law Firm since 2017. Ryan graduated from Miami University in 2012 with a degree in International Relations before co-founding a marketing company in the Cleveland area. After a few years with his company, Ryan left to pursue a life-long passion by attending law school at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. While in law school, Ryan sought opportunities to help people whenever he could, including time in the prosecutor’s office in the City of Lakewood, as well as internships with the Federal Trade Commission and MetroHealth. Ryan is now using his desire to help those who need it by representing employees who have been wrongfully terminated. Education: Miami University – 2012 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law –

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Nicole Rode Riggins

Nikki Riggins graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2017. There, Nikki worked as a research assistant for The Center for Health Law and Policy. Nikki was the Vice President of the Women's Law Student Association ("WLSA") for two years and the President of WLSA for one year. Nikki was a student clinician at The Community Advocacy Clinic where she assisted low income families with a variety of legal issues. Nikki received multiple awards for her community service including a Certificate of Achievement for Pro Bono Services from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation and Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor. Nikki previously worked in the legal department at a Cleveland based reentry program where she assisted ex-offenders overcome legal barriers to obtaining gainful

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Tina Scibona

Tina Scibona, a Northeast Ohio native, joined The Spitz Law Firm after several years in litigation practice in order to further her interest in helping people. Tina graduated from the University of Akron, magna cum laude, with a BA in Political Science with minors in Pre-Law and Theatre Arts. At Akron she was a member of Tau Beta Sigma, Ohio's Pride (Akron's Marching Band), University Band and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. After, she graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. Currently Tina is a member of the Ashtabula Brass

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Corinne A. Huntley

Corinne Huntley is an associate attorney at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. In 2014, Corinne graduated cum laude from Notre Dame College with a degree in Political Science. Corinne graduated from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2017. While in law school, Corinne dedicated her time to taking courses that were socially conscious, as well as helping persons who could not afford legal help in the Civil Litigation Clinic. Corinne brings her passion for helping people to The Spitz Law Firm. Education: Regina High School, Class of 2011 Notre Dame College, Class of 2014 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Class of

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Denise M. Leskovec

Denise M. Leskovec received her bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University in 1996, and her juris doctorate from Cleveland State University in 2003. While attending law school at night, Denise assisted firefighters with labor and employment related issues at a local law firm. After law school, Denise compassionately represented clients needing to file consumer bankruptcy. Denise joined The Spitz Law Firm in 2017, bringing that experience and compassion with her. Education: Regina High School, South Euclid, Ohio, 1992 John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, 1996 Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio,

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Evan R. McFarland

Evan McFarland attended Wabash College for his bachelor’s degree in political science. He then attended Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law for his juris doctor, where he graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, he was on the Northern Kentucky Law Review and was chairman for Chase Law’s Environmental Law Society. He also spent a semester-in-practice with his Ohio Limited Practice License representing criminal defendants in court for the Hamilton County Public Defender. Evan joined The Spitz Law Firm in 2017 to fight for employees and their rights. Education: Princeton High School, Cincinnati, Ohio - 2010 Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana - 2014 Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky -

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Barry R. Murner

Barry is an associate at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC.  In 1997, Barry graduated from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  Upon graduation, Barry worked as an assistant prosecutor for two  years.  From 2000 to 2011, Barry transitioned to civil litigation working for two prominent law firms in the Cleveland area.  From 2011-2017, Barry worked was a partner at a small local handling a variety of legal matters.  Barry has been involved in extensive civil litigation and several jury trials during his career.  After being recruited to The Spitz Law Firm, Barry has focused his practice on employment law. Education University of Cincinnati – 1992 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law – 1997 Licenses Barry is licensed to practice in all state of Ohio courts and the United States

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Christopher P. Wido

Christopher P. Wido is a partner at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. Prior to attending Law School, Christopher served in the United States Air Force in Enid, Oklahoma. In 2013, Christopher graduated from The University of Akron School of Law with honors. While in law school, Christopher gained extensive legal experience working at a local Cleveland law firm where he worked on high volume and complex civil litigation cases. Following law school, Christopher joined The Spitz Law Firm where he has continued to represent clients in employment law. Awards CALI Excellence Award for Insurance Law Rising Star 2016, 2017 and 2018 Education Conneaut High School, Conneaut, Ohio 1998 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 2007 The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio

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Kelly L. Wilson

Kelly L. Wilson is a partner at The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. In 2009, Kelly graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law with honors. While in law school, Kelly gained valuable legal experience working as a research assistant for her law professor on a project that analyzed the decisions of the South African Constitutional Court, and as a fellow at the Housing Court Law Clinic. Kelly also served as a Managing Editor and Associate for the Cleveland State Law Review where her note was chosen for publication. Following law school, Kelly practiced defense work for two years. Her practice entailed representing clients throughout northern Ohio, including nearly every county and municipal court in the greater Cleveland and Akron Metropolitan areas. Since being recruited by the Spitz Law Firm,

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Nicholas Yanchar

Nicholas Yanchar, currently a paralegal for The Spitz Law Firm, received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Toledo in 2004, and his Juris Doctorate in 2011 Cum Laude, followed by his LL.M. in Gay Rights Law in 2012 from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  Nicholas has a very interesting past, having passed the bar in the state of Oregon in 2012, where he practiced and managed his own firm alongside being a property manager.  Then in 2016 he moved back to Cleveland, Ohio, his home, where he is now sitting for the Ohio Bar in 2018.  Nicholas believes that being an attorney is only one part of his life, where he enjoys cooking and baking, working out and playing sports, and traveling to see the world.  Nicholas strives to bring equality to the LGBTQ community in the state of

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Why Our Clients Love Us

Most attorneys wouldn’t touch my case or treated me like a second class citizen because I was making minimum wage. I know the important people and the large cases that attorney Spitz has had for clients, but he always treated me like I was his most important client and he got me a lot of money for my case.

- Luther J.

Why Our Clients Love Us

The Spitz Law Firm sued my company and I saw firsthand the quality of work and the result that they obtained, but in a professional and respectful manner. So when my wife had an issue with her employer, I called Brian to represent her. He did not disappoint.

- Richard

Why Our Clients Love Us

I was amazed at how honest attorney Spitz was with me. The free meeting was really free. He took the time and gave me honest options. When they took my case, I did not have to pay him anything upfront like he said he would. Then he got me more than I ever thought possible. I give everyone I know his card. Attorney Spitz is the best.

- Andy

Why Our Clients Love Us

My boss sexually harassed and touched me. I was so hurt and scared. Brian took care of me and gave me my life back by going after him and [my employer].

- Angela G.

Why Our Clients Love Us

These guys are not afraid of anything or anyone.

- Harold W.

Why Our Clients Love Us

Brian explained in a way that I could understand everything that was happening and what would happen. It was like he could see the future and was planning three steps in front of everyone else. It was crazy.

- James Q.

Why Our Clients Love Us

Brian Spitz and the attorneys at The Spitz Law Firm are the most courteous, caring, professional individuals with a WARRIOR’S attitude to fight for the clients and justice.

- Evelyn

Why Our Clients Love Us

The Spitz Law Firm worked meticulously and determinedly regarding my discrimination case against a former employer. I am very satisfied with the conclusion of the case. The attorneys and staff were proficient, considerate and compassionate. I will refer my family and friends to the Spitz Law Firm because I know they will work resolutely to make sure their clients are pleased.

- Monique P.
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