As Vice Chair of the Litigation Department, Jeff helps lead the firm’s team of accomplished litigators and trial lawyers as they represent clients nationwide in complex litigation and arbitration matters. Clients turn to Jeff for his more than 30 years of legal experience representing businesses in a wide range of commercial and employment disputes. Jeff’s practice involves complex business, securities, employment discrimination, and unfair competition matters. He has successfully tried many cases before juries, judges, and arbitrators. Jeff also helps clients avoid litigation, counseling a range of businesses on designing and implementing sound employment policies and procedures.
Jeff has received numerous accolades throughout his career. He was awarded the highest ranking, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell, has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Labor and Employment Law every year since 2010, and has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer for 16 consecutive years. Of particular note, Super Lawyers has recognized Jeff as one of the top 100 lawyers in the State of Ohio and as one of the top 50 lawyers in the City of Cleveland.
(B.S., with distinction, 1986)
Jeff plays softball in a forty and over league. He is an avid golfer and collects sports memorabilia. Jeff loves to read and spend time with his family.