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Reminger Co., LPA Names New Practice Group Chairs


Michelle Sheehan, Patrick Kasson, and David Hudson Assume Management Roles For Select Practice Areas

Press Release
May 18, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA pleased to announce that we recently named three new practice group chairs. Michelle J. Sheehan has been named Chair of the Mediation Practice group; D. Patrick Kasson has been named Chair of the Governmental/Public Entity Liability Practice Group; and, David R. Hudson has been named Chair of the Oil, Natural Gas, and Energy Practice Group.

Michelle J. Sheehan: Mediation Chair:  Michelle practices in Reminger’s Cleveland office. In chairing the Mediation practice group, she oversees the team that handles disputes by helping parties to explore their issues and find new ways to resolve their issues.

Michelle also concentrates her legal practice on litigation including an array of legal issues involving municipalities, such as employment, Section 1983 actions and First Amendment issues. She is a leader in her firm regarding appellate advocacy, insurance coverage matters, and retail and hospitality issues.  In addition to handling civil jury trials in state and federal court, she is certified as an 'Appellate Law Specialist' by the Ohio State Bar Association and routinely argues cases before the state and federal appellate benches. 

Administratively, Michelle is a chairperson of the firm's judicial liaison and marketing/ public relations groups. She is also a frequent lecturer for professional associations and continuing legal education seminars dealing with appellate, insurance coverage and risk management issues. In support of the firm's community and charitable commitments, Michelle has served as President of the Ohio Women's Bar Association, a member of the Rocky River Civil Service Commission, and the Visiting Committee to the Dean of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She is currently an honorary Board of Trustee for Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Association, a Life Member of the Eighth District Judicial Conference and the Northern District of Ohio Federal Court Advisory Group.

Michelle has been rated “AV® Preeminent™: Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Reflecting the Confidential Opinions of Members of the Bar and Judiciary.” She has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” and was also named “Top 100 Ohio”, “Top 50 Female Ohio”, “Top 50 Cleveland” and “Top 25 Female Cleveland” by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine.

Patrick Kasson, Governmental/Public Entity Liability Chair:

Patrick Kasson practices in Reminger’s Columbus office. In his role as Governmental/Public Entity Liability Chair, he manages the attorneys who provide a wide range of expertise in claims and lawsuits against political subdivisions including county governments, municipalities, townships, and villages.

Patrick is a member of the firm's Management Committee, and also is a leader in the employment practices defense and directors and officers liability practice groups. He handles litigation involving labor and employment, wage-and-hour, housing discrimination, professional liability, governmental liability, construction defect litigation and general tort liability. Patrick also has significant experience representing beverage producers and suppliers in franchise disputes.

Pat is a member of various professional associations. He is a frequent speaker at both the local and national level in the areas of employment law, tort defense and trial techniques.

Pat has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law-Individuals, Employment Law-Management, and Labor Law-Management since 2013.

David R. Hudson: Oil, Natural Gas and Energy Chair:

David practices in Reminger’s Toledo office. In his role chairing the Oil, Natural Gas and Energy practice group, he is in charge of the attorneys who work with landowners and energy companies alike in order to handle litigation, counsel, and negotiation needs.

David focuses his practice on civil defense litigation, including trucking and transportation claims, real estate title litigation, professional liability claims, employment law claims, directors and officers liability, and securities litigation. David has experience in defending complex tort litigation, class action disputes and catastrophic injury claims. He handles litigated claims for clients in state and federal courts in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Prior to becoming a lawyer, David worked as a special investigator for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, conducting national security background investigations in the Washington D.C. area.

David is a member of several legal and professional organizations, including the Energy Mineral Law Foundation and the Ohio Farm Bureau.

Since 2014, David has been recognized as one of Ohio's Rising Stars by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine with respect to his litigation practice.

Michelle may be reached by emailing msheehan@reminger.com or by calling 216.430.2165.

Pat may be reached by emailing pkasson@reminger.com or by calling 614.232.2418.

David may be reached by emailing dhudson@reminger.com or by calling 419.254.1311.

About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 130 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.

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