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 with him when he joined The Spitz Law Firm.
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. In 2007, Brian took his passion for vigorously representing his clients and directed it into founding The Spitz Law Firm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 employment and living a crime free life. Most recently, Nikki joined the Spitz Law Firm to help fight employment discrimination.
Tina Scibona, a Northeast Ohio native, joined The Spitz Law Firm after several years in litigation practice in order to further he 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Ohio, alongside The Spitz Law Firm, LLC.
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