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Brian David Spitz

Employment and labor Attorney at Beachwood, OH

4.2   6 reviews

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About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Employment and labor
    100%
    We protect employees from the unlawful conduct, harassment, and treatment of employers to get them what they deserve. We provide free consultations and take most cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not have to pay fees unless we recover for you.

    25 years, 5,000 cases

Brian Spitz is the founding and managing attorney of The Spitz Law Firm, LLC. In 1997, Brian graduated from Case Western Reserve University with honors. At that time, Brian began gaining extensive trial and litigation experience at some of the most respected law firms in Cleveland. In 2007, Brian took his passion for vigorously representing his clients and directed it into founding The Spitz Law Firm, where he is now the Managing Attorney.

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Licensed for 25 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 11/14/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The Spitz Law Firm, LLC
25200 Chagrin Boulevard
Suite 200
Beachwood, OH, 44122

Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
  6 customer reviews
Posted by Bradley Pierson | June 26, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome- wasn't sure what to expect.
When I was fired from a weird marketing firm, I had a lot of questions. I called this firm and spoke to Kelly Wilson, who went over what to expect. I was a little skeptical when she said it can take up to a year to get an amount- but she assured me we would pursue it in court if need be. Long story short, our case didn't settle and I was then working with an attorney who specifically represented clients in court, Daniel Dubow. After discovery, we were offered an amazing amount of money and even after giving 40% to my attorney. I got thousands for something I almost didn't pursue. While the legal process is long and somewhat boring, it worked for me. Thanks everyone!
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Posted by Tom | February 14, 2015
Great result!
Brian and his team of lawyers were honest from the begining. They kept me informed the entire time and Brian really destroyed my former boss at deposition. The other attorney looked stupid in comparison. I hope that I never get wrongfully fired again, but if I do, I would go back to the Spitz Law Firm again. Great job!
Posted by LauraS. | December 11, 2013
A truly respectable attorney.
Brian Spitz is THAT attorney. He's the guy that you read about in the paper or see in the movies- the guy that takes a case based on a genuine desire to help others.  He has grown his practice organically by earning the trust of his clients and following thru. He looks out for his clients, keeps them informed, is highly knowledgable, and honest. I have worked for him as a hired tradesperson for home and office updates, as well as hired him to draft contracts and more. If you are looking for a lawyer that will see things thru, pay attention to details, and genuinely care about you as a client or strategic partner, this is your guy! 
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Posted by anonymous | January 14, 2013
Professional Attorney
Brian Spitz, as well as his firm are a highly professional and knowledgable team. Brian is not only a phenomenal attorney, but he is also a good guy. He represents big cases and also the small cases. I would highly recommend anyone seeking legal advice of any kind to contact The Spitz Law Firm. If Brian cannot help you with something, he has ethical, reputable attorneys of all types that he can refer you to.
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Posted by scott | February 11, 2015
not satisfied
I was a client of the spitz law firm, I don't believe they did anything that any other attorney wouldn't have done for me seeing that they take a 40 percent commission. Also had to wait 2 week's for my settlement check because Brian and his wife were vacationing out if the county and wouldn't authorize anyone else that worked there to do so.
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Posted by anonymous | December 8, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Slow and low
Took forever to file suit even after getting it filed and dates set he dropped the case stating it was a strategy to get more information from the opposition, then refiled the case which took even more time to get a new court date, at the end it took 2 years to get a very low amount of money. My case also got switched to several different people in his office which I wasn't informed until I called for update on the case. I wouldn't recommend.
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 40%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • The Spitz Law Firm, LLC
  • 2006 - Present
  • Practice Group Leader
  • Janik & Dorman, LLP
  • 1999 - 2006
  • Associate
  • Keller & Curtin Co., LPA
  • 1997 - 2009

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • Confidential
  • settled - confidential

Associations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2009 - Present
  • Cleveland County Bar Association
  • 2008 - Present
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • 2006 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • 1997 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2011
  • M. Ault Award
  • Barristers National Honor Society
  • N/A
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Publications

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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (9)
Endorse Brian
Employment and labor Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is one of the best plaintiffs'-side employment lawyers I know, and nobody will outwork him. At the same time, he is friendly and professional --even when we disagree. He is the model for employment lawyers today."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse attorney Brian Spitz. He has years of solid experience, his clients like him, other attorneys respect him. His answers to questions that have been published at Avvo.com show that he knows the law and likes to make sure that his clients understand it too. I recommend him to you."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"As a colleague of Brian Spitz, I strongly endorse him as a lawyer in the Employment / Labor practice area of the law."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brian is an aggressive and creative advocate in employment related matters. My office has had nothing but good experiences working with him and his staff."
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