Eric G. Bruestle

Shareholder, Shareholder-in-Charge of Cincinnati Office
Cincinnati / Kentucky
250 East Fifth Street
Suite 310
Cincinnati, OH 45202
P 513.361.8292
F 513.361.0335
P 513.361.8292 | F 513.361.0335


Overview

Mr. Bruestle focuses his practice on employment, workers’ compensation, and estate and succession planning, including probate, estate, and trust administration. He has extensive experience representing management and serves a broad range of clients in the automotive, health care, retail, and manufacturing fields.

Experience
  • Won an appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court establishing rights of self-insured employers
    • State ex. rel. Schrichten v. Industrial Commission (2000) 90 Ohio St. 3d 436
Services

Education

  1. University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Cincinnati, B.M., College - Conservatory of Music

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Certified as a Workers' Compensation Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Named the Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year" for Cincinnati by The Best Lawyers in America® (2016)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (1995-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2018)
  • Named Cincy Leading Lawyer for Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation, and Estate Planning by Cincy Magazine (2009-2019)
  • Selected as "2010 Professional Advisor of the Year" by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Workers' Compensation Committee, Past Chair
    • Estate Planning and Probate Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Workers' Compensation Committee
    • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section
  • Ohio Self-Insurers Association (OSIA)
  • Southwest Ohio Self-Insurers Association
Community Affiliations
  • Beech Acres (services for abused and neglected children)
    • Planned Giving Council, Chair (2005-2007), Trustee (1986-2000) and Board Chair (1995-1996)
  • Cincinnati Community Orchestra, Trustee (1985-present) and President (2007-present)
  • Mt. Airy UMC, Chair, Administrative Council (2004-present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
    Ohio Supreme Court Expands Voluntary Abandonment Defense (Oct 4, 2018)
    No Citation? No Problem. Employers Can Now Submit a Request to Charge the Surplus Fund Without Proof of a Motor Vehicle Citation (Sep 13, 2018)
    Competing in the Commonwealth: New Non-Compete Law Brings Big Changes to Massachusetts (Sep 10, 2018)
  2. Presentation
    "The Ever-Changing Landscape: What Constitutes Injury or Occupational Disease under Ohio W.C.?" - Ohio State Bar Association (May 2016)
  3. Firm News
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)
    Chad Sizemore Joins Roetzel's Transportation Law Practice (Nov 8, 2016)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2017 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2016)

Overview

Mr. Bruestle focuses his practice on employment, workers’ compensation, and estate and succession planning, including probate, estate, and trust administration. He has extensive experience representing management and serves a broad range of clients in the automotive, health care, retail, and manufacturing fields.

Experience
  • Won an appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court establishing rights of self-insured employers
    • State ex. rel. Schrichten v. Industrial Commission (2000) 90 Ohio St. 3d 436

Education

  1. University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Cincinnati, B.M., College - Conservatory of Music

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Certified as a Workers' Compensation Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Named the Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year" for Cincinnati by The Best Lawyers in America® (2016)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (1995-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2018)
  • Named Cincy Leading Lawyer for Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation, and Estate Planning by Cincy Magazine (2009-2019)
  • Selected as "2010 Professional Advisor of the Year" by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Workers' Compensation Committee, Past Chair
    • Estate Planning and Probate Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Workers' Compensation Committee
    • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section
  • Ohio Self-Insurers Association (OSIA)
  • Southwest Ohio Self-Insurers Association
Community Affiliations
  • Beech Acres (services for abused and neglected children)
    • Planned Giving Council, Chair (2005-2007), Trustee (1986-2000) and Board Chair (1995-1996)
  • Cincinnati Community Orchestra, Trustee (1985-present) and President (2007-present)
  • Mt. Airy UMC, Chair, Administrative Council (2004-present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
    Ohio Supreme Court Expands Voluntary Abandonment Defense (Oct 4, 2018)
    No Citation? No Problem. Employers Can Now Submit a Request to Charge the Surplus Fund Without Proof of a Motor Vehicle Citation (Sep 13, 2018)
    Competing in the Commonwealth: New Non-Compete Law Brings Big Changes to Massachusetts (Sep 10, 2018)
  2. Presentation
    "The Ever-Changing Landscape: What Constitutes Injury or Occupational Disease under Ohio W.C.?" - Ohio State Bar Association (May 2016)
  3. Firm News
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)
    Chad Sizemore Joins Roetzel's Transportation Law Practice (Nov 8, 2016)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2017 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2016)