Overview

Rafael, who is the Managing Partner of Reminger’s Fort Wayne, Indiana office, is a trial attorney who has defended jury trials involving allegations of medical malpractice, long term care liability, wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, and professional liability. Rafael enjoys a highly varied practice that reflects the versatility he has developed during his more than 20 years as a litigator. Rafael has served as lead counsel in litigation disputes in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ohio, and Indiana. Rafael also represents companies and individuals in actions brought by professional licensing and oversight boards, departments of insurance, as well as clients facing employment and discrimination-related claims before the United States Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the EEOC, and state civil rights commissions. Rafael is also experienced in resolving claims through ADR, including arbitration and mediation.

From 2006 to 2008, Rafael was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine. Since 2010, Rafael has been repeatedly recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, a recognition given to less than 3% of lawyers in Ohio.

Rafael is a graduate of the prestigious Boston Latin School, the oldest school in America. He earned a B.A. from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, after which he spent two years as a Sales Representative for UNUM Insurance. Rafael graduated, with honors, from New England Law/Boston, where he was a member of the International Law Journal, a recurring member of the Dean’s List, and the recipient of multiple CALI Awards for Excellence.

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine 

Recognized as a Rising Star and as a Super Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyer Magazine 



Community & Professional

Board of Directors for the Broadway School of Music and Arts (2010-2015)

Leadership Ohio, Class of 2014

Board of Directors for the Hudson Library & Historical Society (2011-2014)

City of Hudson Architectural and Historic Board of Review (2012-2014)

Rhode Island Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Indiana Bar Association

Allen County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Results

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

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Update on Employment Practices Liability
    Jersey City, NJ, Jun 12, 2019
  • CLE Webinar, Mar 28, 2019
  • Medical Legal Aspects of Dermatology and Dermatopathology
    Indianapolis, IN, Nov 9, 2018
  • Effective Deposition Preparation
    Indianapolis, IN, Nov 11, 2016
  • Controlling Damages in a Depressed Economy
    Boston, MA, Nov 2, 2016
  • Wrongful Death Trinity
    Schaumburg, IL, Dec 4, 2015
  • Litigating a Faith-Based Clergy Malpractice Claim in Indiana
    Brotherhood Mutual Co. CE Seminar - Ft. Wayne, IN, Jun 25, 2012
  • Litigating a Faith-Based Clergy Malpractice Claim in Indiana
    Brotherhood Mutual Co. CE Seminar - Ft. Wayne, IN, Jun 25, 2012
  • A Defense Perspective on Trucking Liability Personal Injury Claims - Lorain County Bar Association CLE seminar - Elyria, OH
    Nov 10, 2011
  • Automobile and Homeowner Liability Law in Ohio
    MAPFE USA/American Commerce Insurance Co. Claim Representative Seminars - Boston, MA, Jun 28, 2011

Insights

Publications

Reminger Reports

Education

J.D., New England Law/Boston, cum laude, 1999

B.A., History and Political Science, Denison University, 1994

The Boston Latin School, 1990

Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1999
  • U. S. District Court for Massachusetts, 2000
  • State of Rhode Island, 2006
  • State of Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2010
  • State of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2015
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