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  1. Construction: 100%
    25 years

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Frantz Ward LLP

200 Public Square
Suite 3000
Cleveland, OH, 44114


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Leading LawyerConstruction Chambers USA2016
Ohio Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2016
Ohio Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2015
Leading LawyerChambers USA2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Ohio Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2014
Ohio Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Ohio Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2006
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2005
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2004
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2003
Golden Gavel Award for ConstructionAmerican Arbitration Association2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner and Chair of Construction Law GroupFrantz Ward2000 - Present
AttorneyThompson Hine1989 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Construction Employers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Ohio Contractors AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationPanel of Construction Industry Neutrals1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Construction Employers Association Website"Make No Assumptions Regarding Insurance Coverages & Contract Terms; Evaluate & Manage Business Risks to Protect Your Cash"2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of DaytonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Conaway ConferenceAccidents Happen: Jobsite Safety, Accident Investigation, and Incident Reporting2015
CEA Construction Legal SeriesConstruction Legal Series2015
Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law"Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law"2014
Lorman Education, Winter"Ohio Construction Claims, Damages and Liability Theories"2014
ALFARiding the Collaborative Construction Wave: Understanding and Managing Risks and Maximizing Rewards2012
American Arbitration AssociationADR Topics and Construction Law2003