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
Reminger Co., LPA has been ranked in the 2019 “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 other practice areas were also ranked at the metropolitan level; see press release for a full list.
- Press Release, December 5, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that 59 of our attorneys were honored as 2019 Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The names will be announced in the 2019 edition of Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyersand the online attorney directory at SuperLawyers.com.
- Press Release, November 29, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Thomas N. Spyker and Rachel Coles have joined our Columbus, Ohio office.
Thomas N. Spyker: Thomas’ practice focuses on governmental/public entity liability, employment litigation, commercial trucking and professional liability as well as a broad range of pre-suit investigative work and general litigation matters. Prior to being admitted to practice, Thomas was a clerk in the Columbus office for two years supporting these practice groups.
Rachel Coles: Rachel focuses her practice on a variety of areas, including general liability and governmental/public entity liability. While attending law school, Rachel worked as a law clerk in Reminger's Youngstown office. She gained invaluable experience handling a wide variety of cases, including medical malpractice, long-term care liability, professional liability, insurance coverage/bad faith, products liability, and general tort liability.
- Press Release, November 28, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Joseph S. Simms has joined our Cleveland, Ohio office. With more than two decades of legal experience, Joe specializes in complex business disputes, commercial litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.
- Press Release, November 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce the appointment of several new chairs and co-chairs for select practice groups.
Kevin P. Foley, Co-Chair: Trucking and Commercial Transportation
Adam M. Fried, Co-Chair: Probate and Trust Litigation
Franklin C. Malemud, Co-Chair: Probate and Trust Litigation
Allison M. McMeechan, Chair: Estate and Trust Administration
Russell J. Meraglio, Jr., Chair: Guardianships
Carrie Masters Starts, Co-Chair: Retail, Hospitality and Entertainment Facilities
Holly Marie Wilson: Education Law Liability
- John Dunn: Prepare. Train. Execute. Repeat.Attorney at Law Magazine, November 11, 2018
John M. Dunn was profiled in Attorney at Law Magazine's "2018 Veterans in Law Special Issue." John is currently serving as a Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) in the U.S. Army Reserves. He shares his story in the article entitled "Prepare. Train. Execute. Repeat."
- Press Release, November 9, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Michelle J. Sheehan has been elected as Judge for the Eighth District Court of Appeals. Michelle begins her term January 2, 2019.
“We would like to congratulate Michelle on this auspicious accomplishment,” stated Reminger Managing Partner Stephen Walters. “We are fortunate to call Michelle our colleague and friend. Her thoughtfulness and compassion combined with her deep knowledge and appreciation of the appellate process have truly prepared her for this opportunity. Those unique qualities that have made Michelle an exceptional lawyer will serve her well in her new role on the bench.”
- Youngstown Daily Legal News, October 26, 2018
Kelly Johns was featured on the front page of the Youngstown Daily Legal News in an article entitled "Meet The Mahoning County Bar Association president-elect." To read the story, click here.
- Richard T. Reminger Inducted Into the 2018 Class of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of FamePress Release, October 26, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our founder Richard T. Reminger is being inducted into the 2018 Class of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (CMLAW) Hall of Fame on Friday, October 26, 2018. The CMLAW Hall of Fame was established to honor the outstanding contributions to the success and prestige of the law school by distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, friends and community leaders.
- Member Spotlight: Shirley J. ChristianOhio State Bar Association Website, October 25, 2018
Shirley Christian was profiled by the Ohio State Bar Association as part of their member spotlight program. The feature can be viewed and read by clicking here.
- October 19, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Mathew A. Taulbee and Clarke D. Cotton have joined our Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office.
- Appeals court: Lexington Council candidate can’t run. Find out why.Lexington Herald-Leader, October 15, 2018
Alex Scutchfield was quoted in an article in the Lexington Herald-Leader regarding a three-judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals upholding a lower court’s ruling that struck a Lexington 8th Council District candidate from the ballot. The article, entitled "Appeals court: Lexington Council candidate can’t run. Find out why," can be read by clicking here.
- Press Release, October 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Alex L. Scutchfield has joined our Lexington, Kentucky office. Alex has practiced law in Lexington for the past 21 years. Prior to moving his practice to Reminger, he worked at two large regional firms and was also a founding member of his own.
- Alumni AwardsThink Magazine, Case Western Reserve University, October 2018
Richard T. Reminger, the founder of Reminger Co., LPA, is being honored by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) with the President's Award for Excellence. Reminger, (ADL '53), will receive his award on Friday, October 12th from CWRU President Barbara R. Snyder.
- Reminger Foundation, Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, and Catholic Community Foundation Join to Create Martin T. Galvin Memorial Scholarship FundPress Release, October 10, 2018
The Reminger Foundation recently granted $10,000 toward the creation of a scholarship fund in honor of our departed colleague and friend Martin T. Galvin. The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland established the “Martin T. Galvin Memorial Scholarship Fund” in conjunction with the Catholic Community Foundation in an effort to promote the value of a Catholic high school education and to honor Marty’s legacy.
- Press Release, September 13, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Samantha Steelman has joined our Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office.
Over the course of the past 20 years, she has practiced primarily in the areas of workers' compensation and domestic relations. An experienced litigator, Samantha is skilled in the development and execution of strategic plans that are mindful of her clients’ goals. She enjoys solving challenging issues and figuring out the most efficient and effective way to litigate cases and navigate through difficult challenges.
- Laurie J. Avery, David R. Hudson, Taylor Knight Honored by Toledo Business JournalPress Release, September 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Laurie Avery, David Hudson, and Taylor Knight of our Toledo office were published in the Toledo Business Journalas part of their “Who’s Who in Area Law” list for 2018-2019.
“Who’s Who in Area Law” is a regional list of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes both peer nominations and client assessments. The “Who’s Who” list is an effort by the Toledo Business Journal to help identify the most credible, highly capable legal professionals practicing law in the area.
- Press Release, September 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that R. Gregory Sylvester has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Greg maintains a diverse practice that includes civil defense litigation, commercial transportation defense litigation, automobile liability defense, and premises liability defense. Greg also maintains a practice in complex commercial real estate transactions, including purchase, sale and financing of commercial and multi-family housing projects.
- Press Release, September 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Alex M. Beeman has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Alex focuses on defense litigation matters involving general liability, governmental/public entity liability, insurance/bad faith liability, premises liability, trucking and transportation, and probate.
- Richard T. Reminger to be Honored During 2018 Case Western Reserve University Homecoming FestivitiesPress Release, September 4, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our founder Richard T. Reminger is being honored with Case Western Reserve University’s “President’s Award for Excellence”during their 2018 Homecoming celebration. The award is being bestowed upon Mr. Reminger at a luncheon scheduled for Friday, October 12th. The event will feature an address by Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder, who will personally present the award to Mr. Reminger.
- Press Release, August 17, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Andrew C. Pettijohn has joined our Louisville office. Andrew defends businesses and individuals facing claims involving general liability, professional negligence, and employment matters. He focuses his legal practice primarily in the areas of premises liability, defense of trucking liability, and workers' compensation. He also has experience in matters of insurance defense and coverage, construction defense, contract interpretation, and medical malpractice.
- Press Release, August 15, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
- Press Release, August 15, 2018
- Press Release, August 3, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Kelly Johns has been voted President Elect of the Mahoning County Bar Association. Her term as President will start in July of 2019.
- Press Release, August 2, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Holly Marie Wilson has been named a member of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Amicus Committee. Her one-year term started in July.
- Press Release, July 31, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Justin D. Harris has joined Reminger Co., LPA’s Sandusky office.
Justin is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters, products liability, real estate, medical malpractice, government/public entity, and retail, hospitality & entertainment. Justin has tried dozens of cases throughout Ohio in both state and federal courts.
- Press Release, July 24, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA was named to the “Top 150 Under 150” and “Best Midsize Law Firms for Diversity” lists for 2019. Vault is best known for its rankings, ratings, and reviews on top employers and internship programs.
- Press Release, July 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Steven A. Chang has joined our Columbus office. He focuses his legal practice on a wide variety of legal matters including complex commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, insurance coverage/bad faith, and professional liability.
- Press Release, June 28, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Julian T. Emerson was named to the National Bar Association’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list. The National Bar Association (NBA) is the oldest and largest national association of predominantly African American lawyers and judges. The NBA's ”40 Under 40 Awards” Black Tie Gala is being held Wednesday, August 1st, and will recognize the nation's top lawyers under 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, including in innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement.
- Press Release, June 27, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Brian D. Sullivan was recently elected President of The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Through the encouragement of the Bishop of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese, The Guild was reestablished over 10 years ago to foster spiritual growth and fellowship throughout the legal community. The Guild also seeks to enhance appreciation for and observance of high ethical standards and calls attention to legal and societal issues that affect morality, justice and faith.
- Press Release, June 22, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Lake County Common Pleas Judge John P. O’Donnell has appointed Russell J. Meraglio as Grand Jury Foreman for a three-month term commencing July 2018.
- Estate owners should plan for their furry friendsJune 21, 2018
Allison McMeechan was interviewed by the Cleveland Jewish News regarding the inclusion of pets as part of an estate plan. To read the article, click here.
- Press Release, June 20, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Mario C. Ciano was honored with a 2018 ORT America Jurisprudence Award. ORT America is a non-profit Jewish organization that promotes education and training in communities worldwide. The ORT America Jurisprudence Awards are presented annually to members of the legal community whose professional and personal lives have substantially improved the quality of life for their fellow human beings, created role models for others to emulate, and established new directions for the enhancement of their profession and their community.
- Plain Dealer, June 17, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that we were selected as one of the Plain Dealer Top Workplaces for the eighth year in a row. In addition, Reminger was named the #1 top workplace in Northeast Ohio among midsized companies for a third time.
- Press Release, June 1, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Mario C. Ciano was honored with the William K. Thomas Professionalism Award by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association at their Annual Meeting. The award is bestowed on “a lawyer or judge who has significantly contributed to the enhancement of professionalism in the Greater Cleveland legal community by exemplifying the goals of the Ohio Supreme Court’s ‘A Lawyer’s Creed’ and by furthering the ideals (of) the mission of the CMBA.”
- Press Release, May 29, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our Columbus office was named a finalist in the medium-sized employer category for the 2018 Corporate Citizenship Awards, sponsored by Columbus Business First.
- Brian C. Lee, Allison M. McMeechan, Clifford C. Masch, and Julian T. Emerson Assume Management Roles for Select Practice AreasPress Release, May 25, 2018
CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that we have named four new practice group chairs. Brian C. Lee has been named Co-Chair of Architects and Engineers/Construction Liability; Allison M. McMeechan has been named Chair of Probate Administration, Trust Administration and Guardianships; Clifford C. Masch has been named Co-Chair of Appellate Advocacy; and Julian T. Emerson has been named Co-Chair of the Environmental/Mass Tort/Class Action.
- Allison McMeechan, Jeanne Mullin, and Christine Santoni Featured in Crain's Cleveland 'Notable Women in Law' IssueMay 14, 2018
Reminger attorneys Allison McMeechan, Jeanne Mullin, and Christine Santoni were featured in the 'Notable Women in Law' Issue of Crain's Cleveland Business.
- Arthur Brumett II Interviewed on Cleveland CBS Affiliate WOIO Channel 19 Regarding Surveillance CamerasWOIO Channel 19 TV, May 10, 2018
- Press Release, May 3, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorneys Gregory G. Guice and Julian T. Emerson were recently named to the 2018 list of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland, a publication that celebrates and recognizes the extraordinary and significant accomplishments of African Americans in the community.
- Press Release, May 3, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Katherine M. Haire has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Katie focuses her legal practice on general liability, appellate advocacy, insurance coverage/bad faith, and medical malpractice matters.
- Press Release, April 26, 2018
Brian P. Nally recently presented on the subject of "Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings" as part of a Professional Liability Attorney Network (PLAN) Webinar held in April. Brian joined presenters Sam Edgerton and John Goselin of Freeman Mathis & Gary to discuss cryptocurrencies, and how government regulators and the legal system are scrambling to figure out who will regulate these activities and how to do so effectively.
- 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