Rich retired in 2018 and has more than 30 years of experience in first-party insurance defense litigation. His practice included matters of coverage disputes, coverage opinions, extra-contractual/bad faith punitive damage claims and fraudulent arson and theft claims. He has broad experience in analyzing issues and formulating strategies for good-faith claim handling and for conducting investigations of coverage issues and suspected fraudulent claims. Rich is highly skilled in fire and property damage litigation, and seamlessly executed the addressing of investigative strategies as well as conducted jury trials throughout Ohio in both state and federal courts. He has achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®.
(B.A., cum laude, 1975)