Ranking & Recognition

  • Named to the BTI Brand Elite: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms by BTI Consulting Group (2018; 2019)

  • Labor and Employment Practice Group named to prestigious “Band 1” in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2022)

  • Construction Practice Group named to a top tier in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2022)

  • Named to America’s Top Corporate Law Firms by Forbes (2019)

  • Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 “Best Law Firms” in the following practice areas:

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Education Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Employment Law—Management, Health Care Law, Labor Law—Management, Litigation—Antitrust, Litigation—Insurance, Litigation—Intellectual Property, Litigation—Labor & Employment, Litigation—Real Estate, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions—Defendants; Real Estate Law; Securities Regulation; Tax Law; and Trust & Estates Law

  • Eleven individual attorneys recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2022), including  Michael N. Chesney; Ian H. Frank; Michael J. Frantz; Michael J. Frantz, Jr.; Thomas G. Haren; Brian J. Kelly; Christopher C. Koehler; Nora E. Loftus; James B. Niehaus; Christina E. Niro; and Marc A. Sanchez

  • Seven partners named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland (2022)

  • Forty-one attorneys named to the Ohio Super Lawyers lists (2023)

  • Forty-six attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America (2023)

  • Twenty-eight attorneys ranked AV by Martindale-Hubbell (2021)

  • Recipient of the Medical Mutual of Ohio’s Pillar “SHARE” Award, presented to one company annually that best exemplifies employee-driven community service,   philanthropy and volunteerism (2017)

  • Recognized by The Cleveland Plain Dealer as one of Cleveland’s “Top Workplaces” (2018-2022)