Monica L. Frantz

Associate

Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.820.4241
F 216.623.0134
E mfrantz@ralaw.com



Monica L. Frantz

Associate

Phone: 216.820.4241
Fax: 216.623.0134
Email: mfrantz@ralaw.com

Ms. Frantz focuses her practice on labor and employment law.  She provides guidance to management in navigating complex and ever-changing employment laws and regulations to minimize the potential for employment-related litigation.  Ms. Frantz counsels large and small employers on issues relating to personnel and operating policies, workplace investigations, restrictive covenants, discipline and discharge, disability accommodation, and medical leave. She also represents employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in labor and employment disputes, including discrimination, workplace harassment, wrongful discharge, work-related tort claims, wage and hour laws, non-competition, trade secrets, and labor relations matters.

Ms. Frantz has experience in all aspects of litigation, including depositions, dispositive motions, oral argument, and trial preparation. With a background in general liability defense, she has successfully defended clients in all types of litigation in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, construction, communications, finance, healthcare, transportation, and insurance. Ms. Frantz draws on this experience to best understand and accomplish her clients’ unique business goals.

Accomplishments

  • Judicial Law Clerk, the Honorable Nancy A. Vecchiarelli, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2013-2015)

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    • summa cum laude
    • Cleveland State Law Review, Executive Editor
    • ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law
    • CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in Employment Law, Mediation, Advanced Brief Writing, and Commercial Law
  • B.A., Walsh University
    • summa cum laude

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Women in Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Section
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

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