Overview

Holly focuses her practice on litigation that encompasses a range of interconnected legal disciplines. She strives to find solutions for the individuals and businesses she serves that are practical and impactful. Holly leverages her years of experience and a willingness to understand her clients’ strategic goals in employing sensible and successful approaches to the defense of each dispute, including professional liability, retail and hospitality, employment practices, and public entity liability.

As a member of Reminger’s Appellate Advocacy Practice Group, and as an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Appellate Law Specialist, Holly has been instrumental in the prosecution of appeals in state and federal appellate courts across the country. She uses her analytical and advocacy skills to resolve legal problems for her clients, from counseling to conflict resolution to litigation and beyond. As the Chair of Reminger’s Educational Law Liability Practice Group, Holly defends educators, institutions and boards of education against a host of federal and state law claims including § 1983, Title IX, Section 504, IDEA and First Amendment causes of action. 

Holly is a member of various professional bar and trial lawyer associations. She regularly publishes articles and gives presentations throughout the country regarding issues that impact the Retail & Hospitality industry. Holly has achieved the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine

Certified as an Appellate Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association

Rated AV® Preeminent™: Very Highly Rated in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review

Holly Wilson Certified Specialist




Community & Professional

Life Member in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference

Life Member, Judicial Conference for the Eighth Judicial District

Board of Directors, Reminger Foundation

National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association

Defense Research Institute

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Ohio State Bar Association
-Member, Amicus Committee

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Beating the Reptile with a Persuasive Narrative: A Study from Alameda County
    Dallas, TX, Feb 7, 2019
  • Kitchen Culture Update and Sexual Harassment
    Columbus, OH, Oct 11, 2018
  • Evaluating Coverage Concerns In Sexual Harassment Claims
    Chicago, IL, Jun 18, 2018
  • Municipal Law Update
    Cleveland, OH, Feb 23, 2018
  • Protocol of Appellant Argument
    Cleveland, OH, Sep 27, 2017
  • Transgender Employees & Customers: Practical Considerations for Managing Risk & Politics
    Webinar, Jun 15, 2017
  • Transgender Employees & Customers: Practical Considerations for Managing Risk & Politics
    Grapevine, TX, Feb 22, 2017
  • Dress Code Considerations in the Workplace
    Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Retail & Hospitality Conference, Tampa, FL, Feb 4, 2016
  • Reservation About Reservations of Rights: Strategic Considerations
    Atain Insurance Companies and Minuteman Adjusters Seminar - Farmington Hills, Michigan, Jun 26, 2015
  • Privacy and Public Records at the Courthouse
    International Association of Privacy Professionals Seminar, Cleveland, OH, Feb 26, 2015
  • #Donteat@Joes – What Happens When Foodborne Illness Claims Go Viral
    National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association Seminar, Austin, TX, Feb 12, 2015
  • Automobile and Property Owners Liability Law in Oklahoma
    Brotherhood Mutual Co. CE Seminar - Ft. Wayne, IN, Jun 25, 2012
  • Discrimination in the Workplace
    Signature Health, Inc. In-House Seminar - Willoughby, OH, Mar 14, 2012
  • Dispositive Motion Practice and Handling of an Appeal
    National Business Institute CLE Seminar - Cleveland, OH, Aug 25, 2011
  • Reservation of Rights and the Insured's Right to Personal Counsel- Council on Litigation Management Seminar- Safe Auto.
    Columbus,OH, Jun 16, 2010
  • "Effective Time Management Billing and Legal Research in the Legal Profession"
    Cleveland Marshall School of Law. Cleveland,OH, Mar 25, 2010
  • Managing the Discovery Process: A Paralegal's Guide
    Jul 16, 2009
  • Appellate Certification and En Banc Procedures
    Jun 12, 2009
  • Anti-Concurrent Clauses
    Mar 5, 2009
  • Managing the Discovery Process: A Paralegal's Guide, National Business Institute
    Cleveland, Ohio, Sep 10, 2008
  • Legal Principles of the Auto Insurance Policy, National Business Institute CLE
    Cleveland, Ohio, May 27, 2008
  • Proper Claim Management to Avoid Bad Faith, Bristol West Ins. Co. Claim Department
    Cleveland,OH, Jan 25, 2007

Insights

Publications

Reminger Reports

Education

J.D., Case Western Reserve University, cum laude, 2001

M.A., Cleveland State University, cum laude, 1996

B.A., John Carroll University, cum laude, 1993

Admissions

  • Supreme Court for the United States of America, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2004
  • State of Ohio, 2001
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