Eric G. Bruestle

Shareholder
Cincinnati
625 Eden Park Drive
Suite 450
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 (1995-2020)
  • 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
    How the CARES Act Impacts Employee Benefits (Apr 3, 2020)
    Freezing a Defined Benefit Plan to Reduce Current Year Contribution Obligation (Apr 3, 2020)
    In-Person Requirements Relative to Form I-9 Deferred if Workplace is Operating Completely Remotely (Mar 31, 2020)
    Individuals No Longer Have to Take Minimum Required Distributions from Retirement Accounts in 2020 (Mar 30, 2020)
    Layoffs in the Time of the Coronavirus (Mar 30, 2020)
  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
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    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)

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 (1995-2020)
  • 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
    How the CARES Act Impacts Employee Benefits (Apr 3, 2020)
    Freezing a Defined Benefit Plan to Reduce Current Year Contribution Obligation (Apr 3, 2020)
    In-Person Requirements Relative to Form I-9 Deferred if Workplace is Operating Completely Remotely (Mar 31, 2020)
    Individuals No Longer Have to Take Minimum Required Distributions from Retirement Accounts in 2020 (Mar 30, 2020)
    Layoffs in the Time of the Coronavirus (Mar 30, 2020)
  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
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    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)