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Michael C. Nunnari, Jr.

Associate

Overview

Michael is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and works extensively in the area of workers’ compensation, handling cases from initial filings to final resolutions. He has extensive trial experience involving the full spectrum of workers’ compensation issues, including taking depositions and court proceedings for claims in litigation. Michael began his career representing claimants before moving to the employers’ side, therefore brings an all-encompassing perspective and understanding of how workers’ compensation matters unfold. His experience is proven useful in the negotiation process for settling claims at favorable terms for clients.

Practices

    • Extensive experience defending workers’ compensation claims involving claim allowances, rating issues, disability awards, and violations of specific safety requirements.
    • Handled countless workers’ compensation claims, including hearings before the Industrial Commission, litigation of appeals in Court, and negotiating settlements involving all manners of injuries, ranging from minor soft tissue injuries to occupational diseases to death claims.
  • Education

    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009
    • The College of Wooster, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2005

    Admissions

    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association—Member (2010-Present)
    • Ohio State Bar Association—Member (2010-Present)

    Community Involvement

    • Cleveland Leadership Center, Civic Leadership Institute (Class of 2016)
    • Cleveland Animal Protective League—Volunteer (2010-Present)
    • Editor, Law Review, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2007-2009)
    • "A Herd of Changes in Workers' Compensation Law," Frantz Ward Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Cleveland, OH (May 2018)
    • “Caution! Slippery Terrain and Wild Animals Ahead (Workplace Safety),” Frantz Ward Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Cleveland, OH (May 2017)
    • “When Clowning Around at Work Becomes No Laughing Matter: Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims Arising Out of Horseplay and Workplace Violence,” Frantz Ward Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Cleveland, OH (April 2016)