Brian D. Spitz

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Beachwood, Ohio

Spitz, The Employee's Law Firm
Brian D. Spitz
Spitz, The Employee's Law Firm

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1997

Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011
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Spitz, The Employee's Law Firm

25825 Science Park Drive
Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122 Visit website

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Brian D. Spitz is the founder and managing attorney of Spitz, The Employee's Law Firm, which is now the third largest employee's rights dedicated law firm in the United States. In addition to its headquarters in Beachwood, Ohio, Spitz has opened offices in Columbus, Toledo, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan, Raleigh, North Carolina; and Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. With a practice focused on employment  law, Mr. Spitz represents clients throughout the country who have experienced workplace discrimination, workplace harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and other employment-related issues.

Mr. Spitz graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., and obtained his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, graduating with honors. He is admitted to practice in all Ohio state courts, as well as before the U.S. district courts for the Northern and Southern districts of Ohio. 

Over the course of his career, Mr. Spitz has represented clients in numerous high-profile cases and won several million dollar verdicts. Several have been covered by media such as Fox News, Crain's, and Newsweek.

Mr. Spitz has been listed among the top 100 trial lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. Newsweek has repeated named him one of its top attorneys in the country. He has also earned membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization comprised solely of attorneys who have helped their clients recover verdicts or settlements of $1 million or more. Mr. Spitz has tried over 40 cases to jury verdict, where most employment attorneys have tried less than five, if any.

Mr. Spitz was instrumental in working with congressional leaders to present testimony to support the passage of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (HB 4445) and was invited to the White House by President Joe Biden when he signed it on March 3, 2022. Mr. Spitz continues to regularly work with Congressional leaders to promote employee friendly legislation.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Wrongful Termination

  • 100% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1997, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://calltherightattorney.com/attorney-profiles/brian-spi...

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio
  • Georgia, Pro Hac Vice
  • California, Pro Hac Vice
  • Tennessee, Pro Hac Vice
  • United States District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio
  • Arizona, Pro Hac Vice
Educational Background:
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio 1997, 1997
  • The American University, Washington D.C. 1993, 1993
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Corbin v. Steak 'N Shake, Inc., United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio - verbal sexual harassment and wrongful termination of a minor server - award: $153,602.16, 2019
  • Jennifer Meyer, et al vs. Sports Inn LLC, et al (Cuyahoga County) - Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Defamation - $1.7 million verdict , 2010
  • Simone McGree vs. Gateway Healthcare Centre, LLC, et al (Cuyahoga County) - Worker's Compensation Retaliation and Wrongful Termination - Jury Verdict $361,000.98., 2017
  • Dewayne Henderson vs. B McDermott Enterprises, Inc. (Cuyahoga County) - Disability Discrimination, failure to accommodate and wrongful termination related to wrist tendonitis and request to wear wrist brace - Jury Verdict of $175,000, 2015
  • John Spring vs. Alpha Tool and Mold, Inc., et al., (Cuyahoga County) - Disability discrimination related to migraines and vertigo - Jury Verdict $1.33 million, 2022
  • Enam Danley vs. Ohio Rivetworks, Inc., D.B.A. Hoodz of Northeast Ohio (Summit County) - race discrimination and wrongful termination - $89,000 jury verdict, 2023
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Honors/Awards:
  • Crain's selected only the top 25 lawyers that work in Employment and Labor Law in the Ohio Market. Brian was the only attorney selected that works at a firm that exclusively represents employees., Crain's 2023 Notable Leaders in Employment and Labor Law , Crain's , 2023
  • Super Lawyers’ Magazine Rising Star 2009, 2010
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • News Week Magazine Nationwide Top Attorneys 2013
  • National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Newsweek Magazine Top 20 Leaders in Employment Law in the United States 2012
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Office location for Brian D. Spitz

25825 Science Park Drive
Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122

Phone: 866-797-6040

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

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