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B.A., The Ohio State University, 1989

J.D., Capital University Law School, 1992; Law Review Business Editor, 1991-92

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  • State of Ohio, 1992 
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1993
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As a young man I learned from my father the idea that if you worked hard everything else would take care of itself.  That is the same work ethic I employ today in every client matter entrusted to me; no matter how big or how small.

After starting his career with the Ohio Industrial Commission, Ron has been serving Reminger’s diverse workers’ compensation and occupational injury clientele since 1995.  In that time Ron has handled the various types of disputes involving occupational accidents and injuries.  These experiences include administrative hearings, trials to verdict, appeals before the Ohio Courts of Appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court, and OSHA citations.  In addition, Ron provides counsel to employers, third-party administrators and service providers concerning their risk management programs and their relationship with Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.  These issues include coverage and classification disputes, self-insurance acquisition and compliance, and provider certification.

Ron’s experiences have allowed him to handle claims from injury reporting through trial, including taking over a case and obtaining a unanimous defense verdict reversing an award under Ohio’s pre-substantial aggravation subjective standard.  Ron’s risk management work on behalf of our clients has also resulted in substantial cost savings, including one instance where he recovered $1.4 million from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for overcharged premiums.  

As a leader in our firm Ron is the managing partner of our Columbus office, he co-chairs our workers’ compensation practice group, and serves on the firm’s managing and executive committees.  Ron has also been recognized as a specialist in workers’ compensation law by the Ohio Supreme Court and is peer rated by Martindale Hubble, Best’s and Super Lawyers. 

Honors & Recognitions

AV Preeminent® Rated with Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Certified as a Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

2014 Top Lawyers Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine

2017 Top Lawyers Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine

2018 Top Lawyers Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine

2019 Top Lawyers Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine 

Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, since 2016

Suzanne Norton Certified Specialist

Ronald A. Fresco
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Author:

"Recent Developments Under Ohio's Workers' Compensation Intentional Tort Statute: Brady v. Safety-Klean Corp., 20 Cap. U. L. Rev. 1031" (Fall 1991)

"Unauthorized Practice of Law Controversy Continues in Ohio: Another Blip on the Screen, or a Wake Up Call for TPA's?", The Self-Insurer, Volume 21, July 2004



Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Testimonials

"I recommend Ron because of his professionalism and knowledge, and the satisfaction I have had from working with him. Ron has done an excellent job on the claims that he has handled for our company. I feel Ron is an excellent attorney and Reminger should be very proud to have him as part of their team."
-Cathy, Workers' Compensation Manager

"Ron is always well prepared and thorough in all matters on our cases. He doesn't tell us what we want to hear; he gives us options on how best to handle the case."
-Geoff, Workers' Compensation Manager

"Thank you Ron. You did excellent work for us,  and not just because the result was favorable. Your analysis of the case, legal guidance, defensive strategy, and follow-up have been exemplary. I would like you to represent us in the future if any litigation transpires in the state of Ohio."
-Hilary, Regional HSE Manager


 

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