Shelby focuses her practice area to defending the rights of Ohio Employers when they find themselves involved with defending against a Workers' Compensation claim. She works with each client to manage the costs of allowed claims and to defend against claims that, for some reason or another, seem suspicious or even fraudulent.
News & Media Coverage
The Reminger Foundation announced that we recently awarded a total of $15,000 in charitable contributions to Northeast Ohio nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing treatment and recovery services for drug abuse and addiction. Three organizations were selected for individual $5,000 grants, including The Ed Keating Center, The Lantern Center for Recovery, and K.I.S.S. Foundation (The Lia House).
We were also featured in an article abour our charitable contributions in Crain's Cleveland Business, that can be read by clicking here.
- Press Release, April 18, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that M. Salman Shah has joined our Columbus, Ohio office.
Salman focuses his legal practice on trucking liability, premises liability, professional malpractice defense, and general insurance matters.
- Adam M. Fried to be Featured on NPR's 90.3 WCPN "Sound of Ideas" Program on National Healthcare DecisionsApril 13, 2018
Adam Fried is participating on a panel on NPR's "Sound of Ideas" program, broacast on April 16th on 90.3 FM in Cleveland. The topic is "National Healthcare Decisions." For more information on the broadcast, click here.
- Dubai Drone Taxi Service Could Impact Urban InfrastructureEngineering News-Record, April 6, 2018
Architects and Engineers/Construction Liability Co-Chair Joseph E. Cavasinni was quoted in the Engineering News-Record article entitled "Dubai Drone Taxi Service Could Impact Urban Infrastructure."
The article can be read by clicking here.
- Press Release, April 6, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that David J. Hudak has joined our Cleveland, Ohio office.
David focuses the majority of his practice on the defense of medical negligence claims involving global insurance carriers, medical professionals, nursing homes, pharmacists, and hospitals. He leverages his unique background in biology in representing his health care clientele, which includes internal medicine physicians, vascular surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, obstetricians, transplant surgeons, infectious disease physicians, and cardiothoracic surgeons.
- Tariffs are potential headache for brewersCrain's Cleveland Business, April 1, 2018
Acacia Brush Perko was featured in an article in Crain's Cleveland Business about the craft brewing industry in Ohio. The article, "Tariffs are potential headache for brewers," can be read by clicking here.
- Expert Witness Course Taught by Zachary Pyers and Michael Valentine Featured in The Columbus DispatchPress Release, March 21, 2018
Reminger attorneys and Capital University Law School Adjunct Professors Zachary Pyers and Michael Valentine were featured in a Columbus Dispatch article that highlighted new courses being offered this semester at the school which will benefit not only law students but member of the Columbus Police Department as well.
- March 9, 2018
With deep and profound sadness, Reminger Co., LPA mourns the passing of our dear friend and partner, Martin Galvin. Marty, as he was known to everyone, died peacefully on March 7, 2018 at the age of 48 with his wife by his bedside.
- Attorney at Law Magazine, March 7, 2018
Michelle J. Sheehan was featured on the cover of the March 2018 issue of Attorney at Law Magazine as "Attorney of the Month." To read the issue, click here.
- February 20, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that five of our attorneys were honored as 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The names have been announced in the 2018 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, and the online attorney directory at SuperLawyers.com.
Trenton W. Gill: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense
Ronald A. Mingus: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense
Nicholas G. Brunette: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense
Christina L. Essex: Personal Injury General: Defense
Logan C. Hughes: Professional Liability Defense
- Press Release, February 6, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Kenton H. Steele has joined our Columbus, Ohio office. Kenton focuses his legal practice on matters involving medical malpractice defense and general liability.
- January 29, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Anthony Pernice has joined our Lexington, Kentucky office.
Anthony represents corporations and individuals in litigation matters including premises liability, construction negligence, and commercial trucking. Anthony worked previously for more than four years at another regional insurance litigation defense firm, where he was successful at both the trial and appellate level.
- Press Release, January 4, 2018
CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA recently elevated six attorneys to shareholder status:
Arthur W. Brumett II
Kenneth L. Finley
Jennifer M. Jabroski
Danielle J. Lewis
Acacia Brush Perko
- Press Release, December 6, 2017
CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that 60 of our attorneys were honored as 2018 Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The names will be announced in the 2018 edition of Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers and the online attorney directory at SuperLawyers.com.
- Press Release, December 5, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Timothy J. Gallagher has joined our Cleveland, Ohio office.
Tim focuses his practice on legal matters involving probate, guardianship, trust, and estate administration. Tim represents trustees and executors of estates, creating flexible plans to meet their needs. Tim's experience in the area of probate and trust administration includes the drafting of estate plans for both individuals and families, and assisting them through the probate process. He also advises institutions on a variety of trust administration issues.
- Cleveland’s Stephen Walters focuses on fighting the opioid crisisSuper Lawyers, November 27, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA's Managing Partner Stephen Walters was featured in the Super Lawyers article "Tackling an Epidemic," a story about the support that The Reminger Foundation has provided to Cleveland-area nonprofits that are dedicated to providing treatment and recovery services for drug abuse and addiction.
To read the article, click here.
- Daniel Egger, Sarah M. Mancuso, Samuel A. MeadowsPress Release, November 22, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that three attorneys have joined our Cleveland office: Daniel Egger, Sarah M. Mancuso, and Samuel A. Meadows.
- Press Release, November 22, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Lauren Larrick has joined our Columbus, Ohio office.
Lauren’s practice focuses on employment litigation but also includes a variety of legal matters, such as government liability, general casualty, and professional liability.
- Press Release, November 22, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Elizabeth M. Long has joined our Cincinnati, Ohio office.
Elizabeth focuses her practice on general tort liability, professional liability, and employment law. Elizabeth joined Reminger as a law clerk in 2016 and has since gained a wide array of experience in all aspects of litigation.
- Barbara Bellin Janovitz Featured in Cleveland Jewish News Article as One of the "18 Difference Makers"Cleveland Jewish News, November 16, 2017
Barbara Bellin Janovitz was featured in this week's Cleveland Jewish News as one of their "18 Difference Makers." To read the profile, click here.
- Press Release, November 1, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA has been ranked in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Two practice areas were ranked nationally, including Transportation Law and Insurance Law. Many practice areas were also ranked at the metropolitan level.
- October 31, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Mike Rode was recently honored by Management Recruiters International, Inc. (MRINetwork) at its annual Global Conference with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Mike is a current consultant and former Vice President and General Counsel to MRINetwork, one of the world’s largest executive recruitment and staffing organizations.
- Press Release, October 27, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Ross Vandegriff has joined our Evansville, Indiana office.
Ross focuses his practice on the representation of businesses, government and public entities, insurance companies, and third-party insureds in the areas of negligence, tort law, contract coverage, bad faith, and workers' compensation. Ross previously worked as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 insurance company where he represented the company and its insureds through all phases of litigation, including jury trials. He also has experience working as an attorney with two prosecutors’ offices.
- Reminger Founder Richard T. Reminger’s Father Named to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of FameEdwin C. Reminger Recognized in Inaugural ClassPress Release, October 19, 2017
Edwin C. Reminger, father of our firm’s founder Richard T. Reminger, has been inducted into the inaugural class of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (C|M|LAW) Hall of Fame. The new Hall of Fame honors individuals who have contributed to the past, present, and/or future success and reputation of C|M|LAW.
- Shirley Christian Featured on WFMJ-TV 21 as Youngstown Business and Professional Women's 2017 "Woman of the Year"WFMJ-TV 21, October 18, 2017
To read the story, click here.
- Press Release, October 4, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorney Donna M. Engwert-Loyd has joined our Toledo office. Donna has more than thirty years of experience in Divorce, post-Divorce, Custody and Juvenile Law issues, including dissolution and child support. She is dedicated to providing sound legal advice and effective representation to individuals, couples, and families who are involved in divorce and family law matters.
- If a Worker is Injured on Your Property in Ohio: Independent contractor or household employee? It’s the million-dollar insurance questionSuper Lawyers Magazine, September 21, 2017
Matthew L. Schrader was recently interviewed by Super Lawyers Magazine about the difference between household employees and independent contractors who work on private property in Ohio. To read the article "If a Worker is Injured on Your Property in Ohio: Independent contractor or household employee? It’s the million-dollar insurance question," click here.
- Press Release, September 20, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Michelle J. Sheehan has been named to the the 2017 Irish Legal 100, an annual compilation of distinguished legal professionals in the United States who share one common bond: pride in their Irish roots. The list includes attorneys, legal scholars, and members of the judiciary who are accomplished in their fields of endeavor including United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy and CBS News Correspondent Erin Moriarty.
- Press Release, September 15, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorney Trevor Wells has joined our Northwest Indiana office. Trevor maintains a diverse civil litigation practice, focused on tort liability and complex commercial disputes, in addition to appellate advocacy.
- Press Release, September 15, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorney Randy Engwert has joined our Toledo office. His practice is focused primarily on the defense of medical and professional negligence cases, including long-term care facilities, hospitals, doctors, and nurses. Randy also assists clients involved in complex litigation and family law matters.
- Barbara Bellin Janovitz Selected to the 2017 Class of “18 Difference Makers” by the Cleveland Jewish NewsPress Release, September 8, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Estate Planning Chair Barbara Bellin Janovitz has been chosen by the Cleveland Jewish News as one of 2017’s “18 Difference Makers.” Barbara joins an esteemed group of individuals who have been honored for their invaluable contributions to the Jewish community. The Difference Makers event will be held November 19, 2017 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
- Allison M. McMeechan and Paul R. Shugar Selected as Officers for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Law SectionPress Release, August 23, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Allison M. McMeechan has been selected as Secretary and Paul R. Shugar as Treasurer for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s (CMBA) Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section. They recently started their one-year term for the CMBA section that provides articles, CLE programs, lunch meetings, and pro bono/community service as part of their programming efforts to engage membership.
- Press Release, August 21, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Shirley J. Christian has been named the “2017 Woman of the Year” by Youngstown Business and Professional Women (YBPW). She will be honored at a special event held during National Business Women’s Week®, sponsored by YBPW, on Tuesday, October 17th at The Lake Club, located at 1140 Paulin Road in Poland, Ohio. The award is given to “one female leader who has excelled in her career and community.”
To read the article in the The Business Journal, click here.
- Press Release, August 15, 2017
Twenty-four Reminger attorneys were included on the 2018 Best Lawyers in America© list, including 17 from our Cleveland office, four from our Columbus office, two from our Sandusky office, and one from our Cincinnati office.
- Adam M. Fried – Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Cleveland; Mark A. MacDonald – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, CincinnatiPress Release, August 15, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that two of our shareholders have been honored as "Best Lawyers® 2018 Lawyer of the Year.”
Adam M. Fried – Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Cleveland
Mark A. MacDonald – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Cincinnati
- Press Release, August 9, 2017
Westfield Insurance recently presented Jade A. Stewart and Stephanie D. Ross with awards for their service as panel counsel at the company’s annual Defense Days event. Jade was honored by Dan Winkler with a Blue Ocean Award for her outstanding year of service to Westfield Insurance and its insureds. Stephanie was honored with an OARS Award in recognition of her successful resolution of claims in a cost-effective and creative manner.
- Press Release, August 8, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Clifford C. Masch has been named incoming Vice President of the EC Defense Network, established to provide a nationwide network of attorneys specializing in the defense of insurance companies against bad faith claims. With ten designated firms across the country, Reminger Co., LPA serves as the network’s representative in Ohio.
- Press Release, August 8, 2017
Zachary B. Pyers and Tyler Tarney of Reminger Co., LPA’s Columbus office recently completed teaching a new summer intensive course on eDiscovery at Capital University Law School. Both Zach and Tyler serve as Adjunct Professors with the law school, and taught the 5-day, 30-hour course to primarily 3rd year law students.
- Press Release, July 18, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Chad E. Willits has joined the Cincinnati, Ohio office of Reminger Co., LPA.
Chad represents individuals and business clients in employment discrimination, insurance coverage, insurance defense, and other civil litigation matters – including jury trials – in state and federal courts throughout Ohio, Indiana, and other states.
- Press Release, July 13, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Derek R. Durbin has joined the Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office of Reminger Co., LPA.
Derek focuses his legal practice on Kentucky workers’ compensation, estate planning/probate, appellate advocacy, criminal defense, real estate, and government legal issues. Derek has tried numerous cases with favorable results over the course of his career, as well as assisted countless individuals with their estate planning and probate needs.
- July 13, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Julianna R. Clark has joined the Columbus, Ohio office of Reminger Co., LPA.
Julie focuses her legal practice on commercial, trucking, public entity and construction litigation. Prior to joining Reminger, Julie worked as a trial attorney at a Columbus law firm, practicing governmental entity/municipal law and professional liability defense.
- Beachwood Buzz, July 6, 2017
- Press Release, June 27, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Paul R. Shugar has been selected to serve on the Celina Nonprofit Founding Board of Directors. Celina assists caregivers, family members, and friends of individuals with developmental disabilities in Cleveland.
- Reminger Co., LPA Named to “Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio” Among Midsized Companies List for Seventh Consecutive YearPress Release, June 18, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that we were selected as one of The Plain Dealer’s “Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio” among Midsized Companies for the seventh year in a row.
Winners were chosen through an employee survey that was administered by The Plain Dealer in conjunction with the research firm WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, which specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.
- Press Release, June 15, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Acacia Perko was recently named to the Advisory Board of Commonhouse Ales. Located in Columbus, Commonhouse Ales is certified as a B Corp by B Lab, making them the first certified B Corp brewery in Ohio. Acacia will serve as an Outside Director, offering her unique legal experience in the brewing industry and her insights from her membership and involvement with the Ohio Craft Beer Association.
- NPR Affiliate WCPN 90.3 FM The Sound of Ideas, June 7, 2017
Interested in learning more about Elder Fraud? Tune in to Cleveland's NPR affiliate WCPN 90.3 FM this coming Wednesday to hear the Sound of Ideas, aired from 9 am-9:30 am. Our very own Adam Fried will be featured on a panel segment with Ohio Senator Steve Wilson, who proposed a new bill that aims to combat elder fraud, and Sheryl Harris, who is with the Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs.
- Press Release, June 2, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Bruce Fahey has joined Reminger Co., LPA, where he will be working out of both our Cleveland and Akron offices.
Bruce’s extensive workers’ compensation background allows him to help employers to develop, implement and use cost-effective workers’ compensation management programs.
- Press Release, June 2, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorney Christine Santoni has been honored as a YWCA of Greater Cleveland “Woman of Professional Excellence.” Christine was recently recognized at a luncheon hosted by the YWCA featuring the 2017 Women of Achievement Awards, which celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of women in Northeast Ohio.
- Press Release, June 1, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Kari Hehmeyer has joined the Columbus, Ohio office of Reminger Co., LPA.
Kari focuses her legal practice on a variety of areas, including government liability, employment litigation, professional liability, and general casualty. Kari originally joined Reminger as a law clerk and worked in a wide variety of practice groups.
- Press Release, May 31, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Andrew T. Illig has joined Reminger Co., LPA’s Cleveland Office.
Andrew’s practice focuses on professional liability defense, securities litigation and arbitration, and business and commercial litigation. Andrew previously worked as an associate at another Cleveland law firm, where he gained valuable experience in a variety of civil litigation matters.
- Press Release, May 22, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Acacia Perko has been named Co-Chair of our Women’s Initiative. Acacia joins Co-Chair Carrie Masters Starts in overseeing our committee that focuses on the recruitment, advancement, and retention of women attorneys.
- Gregory G. Guice Named Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationPress Release, May 19, 2017
Gregory G. Guice was recently named the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA). Gregory will be sworn in alongside the other officers and trustees for the CMBA and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation (CMBF) during the CMBA’s tenth annual meeting and luncheon on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Cleveland Public Auditorium. He will also rejoin the CMBA’s Board of Trustees and the Board’s Executive Committee.
- DRI's The Voice, May 18, 2017
- Michelle Sheehan, Patrick Kasson, and David Hudson Assume Management Roles For Select Practice AreasPress Release, May 18, 2017
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; 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.
- “The Estate and Trust Dispute Resource Center of Ohio” Provides Valuable Resources and Information for Those Seeking Insight into Probate Dispute MattersPress Release, April 26, 2017
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce the launch of our new microsite, “The Estate and Trust Dispute Resource Center of Ohio.” The site can be viewed by visiting the URL http://www.reminger.com/OhioEstateandTrustDispute.
This online resource provides users with a great deal of information as it pertains to probate, estate, and trust litigation matters. In addition, the landing page of this microsite features a blog with posts written by Reminger attorneys licensed in Ohio who focus their practice on this unique area of the law.
- Consulting an attorney can make situations easierCleveland Jewish News, April 25, 2017
Adam Fried was quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News in an article addressing the retaining of an attorney. To read the story "Consulting an attorney can make situations easier," click here.