Construction, Employment and Business Attorneys
Fortney & Klingshirn is an AV rated law firm serving businesses and individuals throughout Ohio. The firm's AV rating signifies that "our legal abilities are of the very highest standard and that our professional ethics and conduct are above question." Our mission since the Firm's inception in 1992 remains to provide the highest caliber representation with the efficiency of a finely focused practice.
Our construction lawyers represent contractors and builders, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners in all types of commercial construction disputes. We bring an uncommon understanding and perspective to our construction law practice. We have successfully represented owners, general contractors and subcontractors in disputes involving every facet of the construction industry.
Our employment and labor law practice includes the representation of businesses and individuals in Handbook and Policy reviews, Pre-termination Counseling, Family and Medical Leave compliance, Defense of all forms of discrimination, wrongful discharge and employment claims, Enforcement of Non-competition agreements, and more.
Arbitration and Mediation
Michael L. Fortney serves as an arbitrator and mediator for construction and employment disputes. Mike has extensive experience in arbitration, mediation, and all forms of ADR (alternate dispute resolution). As a member of the ADR Federal Court Panel for the Northern District of Ohio, a member of the panel of arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association, and an arbitrator for the FINRA, Mike has been an arbitrator and mediator for many employment, construction and business disputes.