Three distinguished partners in Frantz Ward’s Labor and Employment Practice are named “Lawyers of the Year” in Cleveland in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
. Best Lawyers
designates only one lawyer per practice area as “Lawyer of the Year” in the nation’s largest legal markets. Michael N. Chesney
, named for Litigation – Labor and Employment, Michael J. Frantz
, named for Education Law, and Brian J. Kelly
, named for Employment Law – Management, are three of the partners in the firm’s nationally recognized Labor and Employment Practice.
The 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
survey also recognized 23 Frantz Ward attorneys in 17 practice areas
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