Focusing on employment law cases across Ohio, Ann-Marie Ahern is a principal attorney at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co. She has been licensed to practice since 1998 and has successfully resolved hundreds of cases through settlements, as well as in litigation in state and federal courts.
The Ohio State Bar Association has certified Ms. Ahern as a specialist in labor and employment law. Her comprehensive practice includes representing executives, whistleblowers, individuals and companies. Over the course of her career, she has negotiated severance agreements, litigated disputes based on race or gender, and advised businesses on compliance issues.
Ms. Ahern has been involved in multiple seven figure verdicts and settlements, including a $30 million verdict on behalf of a single plaintiff in an age discrimination claim.
For her accomplishments, Ms. Ahern has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, she has an Avvo “Superb” rating, she has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and she has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.
In 1994, Ms. Ahern received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Dayton. She then attended the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 1998.
Ms. Ahern is a frequent speaker to lawyers and other professional groups on employment law, wage equity and harassment. She is a past president of the ATLA (now American Association for Justice) Employment RIghts Section. She is a Master Bencher in the Cleveland Employment Inn of Court. For more than 10 years, Ms. Ahern served as a Trustee for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation and Association.
* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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