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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Akron, OH

Richard L. Williger
Richard L. Williger Co., L.P.A.
2070 East Avenue
Akron, OH 44314
T:Work 330-848-9393
F: Fax330-745-8009
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1982
Education: The University of Akron School of Law
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation (80%), Business/Corporate (10%), Employment & Labor (10%)


Rik has been representing clients, both from management and employee perspectives, in Workers' Compensation and other employment-related matters since 1982.  He has practiced extensively before the Industrial Commission of Ohio and Bureau of Workers' Compensation, in addition to appearing before many other administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other.  In addition, he has appeared in trial and before appellate courts throughout Ohio. In 1999 Rik was one of the first attorneys certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in Ohio Workers' Compensation law, maintaining that certification into the present. In addition to being admitted to practice before all Courts and administrative agencies in Ohio, Rik is also admitted to practice in the Federal Distriction Court, Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2016

About Richard Williger

Admitted: 1982, Ohio

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Honors and Awards:

  • President of University of Akron Law Alumni Association for past academic year.  Still on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past President., President, University of Akron Law Alumni Association, 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist iN Workers' Compensation by the Ohio State Bar Association.
Last Updated: 1/5/2016
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