Edward Forman

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Columbus, Ohio

Marshall Forman and Schlein LLC
Edward Forman
Marshall Forman and Schlein LLC

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2003

Education: The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

Marshall Forman and Schlein LLC

250 Civic Center Drive
Suite 480
Columbus, OH 43215 Visit website


An attorney at Marshall and Forman LLC, Edward Forman divides his practice between employment law matters and civil rights litigation. From the firm's office in Columbus, Ohio, he provides representation to his individual clients throughout the greater metropolitan area and across the state. Admitted to practice before all Ohio state courts since 2002, Mr. Forman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and he has appeared pro hac vice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Mr. Forman's employment law practice is strictly confined to his representation of current, former, and prospective employees who have been the victims of discrimination or other actions taken by their employers that are prohibited under several state and federal laws. The cases that he has handled have arisen under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mr. Forman has also provided advice and counsel to victims of hostile work environments or other forms of workplace sexual harassment, and his caseload has additionally included wrongful terminations and retaliation as well as wage and hour violations governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In his civil rights practice, Mr. Forman assists clients whose constitutional rights have been violated in cases involving police brutality, excessive force, and wrongful arrests. His successful track record in all of his professional endeavors has earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo as well as other positive recognition from his fellow members of the bar, including being selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. He is an honors graduate of Michael E. Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Focus areas

Americans with Disabilities Act, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 70% Civil Rights
  • 10% Constitutional Law

First Admitted: 2003, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.marshallforman.com/profiles/edward-r-forman/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (“ASCAP”)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
  • Top 2 Civil Rights Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Business First Magazine
  • With Honors, Ohio State University College of Law
  • Best Lawyers in America, Civil Rights Law, 2010-2017
  • Superlawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine, Employment Law, 2016-2017
Educational Background:
  • Ohio State University, Magna Cum Laude, B.S.

Office location for Edward Forman

250 Civic Center Drive
Suite 480
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-463-9790


9 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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