Dec 29, 2022 | Akron Office, Cincinnati Office, Cleveland Office, Columbus Office, Toledo Office

22 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

AKRON, Ohio (Dec. 29, 2022) — Roetzel & Andress is proud to announce that 15 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers® and seven were selected as 2023 Ohio Rising Stars®. This year’s list also includes two attorneys named to “Top Lists” for Ohio. 

These exclusive lists are chosen annually by the research team at Super Lawyers. Each year, only 5% of the lawyers in Ohio are chosen to receive the Super Lawyers honor, and only 2.5% of the lawyers in Ohio are chosen to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters business and a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research of candidates and peer evaluation and review by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Two Roetzel shareholders also earned special inclusion on Ohio Super Lawyers’ “Top Lists,” which recognize attorneys who received the highest scores during the publication’s rigorous review process and who have forged excelled reputations in the state as a whole and their respective practice areas. 

  • Erika Haupt – Top 100: 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 50: 2023 Women Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 50: 2023 Columbus Super Lawyers, Top 25: 2023 Women Columbus Super Lawyers
  • Shane Farolino – Top 100: 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 50: 2023 Columbus Super Lawyers

The complete list of Roetzel & Andress attorneys selected as 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers are listed with their practice area below.

  • Robert Blackham – Employment & Labor 
  • Anna Moore Carulas – PI Med Mal: Defense
  • Shane Farolino – Environmental ^
  • Laura (Megan) Faust – Insurance Coverage
  • Barry Freeman – Employment & Labor
  • Stephen Funk – Business Litigation
  • Erika Haupt – Estate & Probate ^
  • Michael Hudak – PI Med Mal: Defense
  • Paul Jackson – Employee Benefits
  • Ronald Kopp – Business Litigation
  • Thomas Rosenberg – Construction Litigation
  • Donald Scherzer – Antitrust Litigation
  • Bruce Schrader – Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Douglas Spiker – Workers’ Compensation
  • Bradley Wright – Transportation/Maritime

Listed below are the Roetzel & Andress attorneys selected as 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

  • Heather Renée Adams - Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Lidia Ebersole – Business Litigation
  • Diana Feitl – Government Relations 
  • Stephanie Olivera Mittica – Employment & Labor
  • Phillip Sarnowski – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Lauren Smith - Employment & Labor
  • Nick Ziepfel – Employment & Labor

^ denotes inclusion on Top List

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