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Education

J. D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1980

B.A., Wittenberg University, magna cum laude, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1980
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In addition to having substantial expertise in labor and employment law, I am recognized as one of the leading experts in the law regarding executive recruitment and staffing.  I am always happy when my clients tell me that I think, act, and speak like a businessman.

Mike is the former Vice President and General Counsel of and now consultant to Management Recruiters International, Inc. (MRI), one of the world's largest executive recruitment and staffing organizations. In that capacity he developed substantial expertise in legal matters relating to both executive recruitment and staffing, and franchising.

His practice focuses on labor and employment and corporate and general business matters, including discrimination, wage and hour, employment relations, trade secret, and IP issues.

Mike has represented his clients before both federal and state trial and appellate courts, the American Arbitration Association, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state administrative agencies. He has also drafted and implemented a wide variety of policies and forms including employment agreements, arbitration agreements, and computer use and social media site policies.

Mike has extensive experience in providing training regarding properly conducting workplace investigations, employee discipline and discharge issues, and employment discrimination issues. He joins Reminger of counsel and services their many offices throughout the Midwest.

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

International Franchise Association

American Staffing Association

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