Dec 8, 2020 | Akron Office, Cincinnati Office, Cleveland Office, Columbus Office, Toledo Office

Thirty Roetzel Attorneys Selected to 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Roetzel & Andress is proud to announce that 19 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers® and another 11 have been selected as 2021 Ohio Rising Stars®. 

These exclusive lists are chosen annually by the research team at Super Lawyers. Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in Ohio are chosen to receive the Super Lawyers honor, and only 2.5 percent 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.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law.

The complete list of Roetzel & Andress attorneys selected as 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers are listed with their practice area below. 


  • Eric Bruestle – Workers’ Compensation
  • Anna Moore Carulas – PI Med Mal: Defense
  • Shane Farolino – Environmental 
  • Megan Faust – Insurance Coverage
  • Terrence Finn - Environmental
  • Barry Freeman - Employment & Labor
  • Stephen Funk – Business Litigation
  • ^ Erika Haupt – Estate & Probate
  • Edward Hertenstein – Estate & Probate
  • Michael Hudak – PI Med Mal: Defense
  • Paul Jackson – Employee Benefits 
  • R. Mark Jones – PI Med Mal: Defense
  • Ronald Kopp – Business Litigation
  • ^ Thomas Rosenberg – Construction Litigation
  • * Bruce Schrader – Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Donald Scherzer – Antitrust Litigation
  • Bradley Snyder – Pl General: Defense
  • Douglas Spiker – Workers’ Compensation
  • Bradley Wright – Transportation/Maritime

Listed below are the Roetzel & Andress attorneys selected as 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

  • Lidia Ebersole – Business Litigation
  • Monica Frantz – Employment & Labor
  • Amanda Gatti - Professional Liability: Defense
  • Amy Herman – Pl General: Plaintiff 
  • Jessica Lopez – Business Litigation
  • Stephanie Olivera Mittica – Employment & Labor
  • Nathan Pangrace – Employment & Labor
  • Michelle Reese – Real Estate
  • Nicholas Resetar – Pl General: Defense
  • Phillip Sarnowski – Civil Lit: Defense
  • Laura Wallerstein – Real Estate

* denotes 10th year on Super Lawyers list. 
^ denotes inclusion on Top List


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