Midwest Strong.

Founding Partner Todd Raskin Named Best Lawyers® 2020 Civil Rights Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Cleveland

MRR is proud to announce that attorney Todd M. Raskin has been named Cleveland’s 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Civil Rights Law by Best Lawyers®. Only one lawyer in each practice area from each of the major metropolitan areas in Ohio is honored as “Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Raskin is a three-time recipient of the “Lawyer of the Year” designation, having previously been named Civil Rights Lawyer of the Year for Cleveland in 2013 & 2017.

To view the full announcement, click here.


Larry Stelzer Joins MRR’s Columbus Office

MRR is pleased to announce that Lawrence J. Stelzer, Jr. (Larry) has joined the firm’s Columbus office, where he will focus his practice on Business & Commercial Law, Employment & Labor, and General Liability defense. Mr. Stelzer has extensive experience providing counsel on legal matters relating to civil litigation, business, insurance, employee benefits, and government affairs.

Prior to joining MRR, Larry served as the Vice President of Legal Affairs for InHealth Mutual; general counsel for Simplifi ESO, LLC; and general counsel for the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants.

MRR is excited to add Larry to the depth and breadth of Columbus’ growing office.

To view Larry’s full biography, click here.


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8 MRR Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

MRR is pleased to reveal that eight (8) lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession.

Congratulations to the following lawyers:

Elisabeth “Lisa” Gentile (Columbus), Medical Malpractice – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; and Transportation Law

Doug Holthus (Columbus), Commercial Litigation; and Insurance Law

Thomas S. Mazanec (Cleveland), Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

John T. McLandrich (Cleveland), Civil Rights Law

Joseph F. Nicholas, Jr. (Cleveland), Transportation Law

George V. Pilat (Cleveland), Insurance Law

Stacy V. Pollock (Columbus), Education Law

Todd M. Raskin (Cleveland), Civil Rights Law – Lawyer of the Year

To read the full release, click here.


MRR Congratulates 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A. is proud to announce that 11 of its Ohio-based attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. In the firm’s Cleveland office, Tom Mazanec, Todd Raskin, John McLandrich, Frank Scialdone, and Jeffrey Kay were named to the Super Lawyers list. Tami Hannon and Cara Wright were included in the ranks of Rising Stars. In the Columbus office, Doug Holthus and Paul-Michael La Fayette earned Super Lawyers honors, while Stacy Pollock and Chenee Castruita were named Rising Stars…

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‘Midwest Strong’ Is More Than a Catchphrase for Us

It is the strong work ethic Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder has weaved through the cases we have brought to a successful conclusion. It is the strong character of our 30+ attorneys who stand up for every client we service: insurance companies, high-profile professionals, businesses, and public entities.

And as trusted counsellors and attorneys at law, our strength in guidance ensures that we will always make every effort to provide sound advice and counsel to each and every client, guiding them successfully through the legal matter that brought us together.

We’re Not Just Experienced Lawyers...

We’re also former insurance claims professionals who have walked in your shoes. We know what it’s like to manage high-dollar claims. We also know how critical it is to resolve cases quickly, fairly and without unnecessary expenses.

But insurance is not all we do; with our firm’s 35-year+ history, we have added lawyers with backgrounds in various business law disciplines. Today, with 2 offices serving the State of Ohio, we deliver legal services in 18 core practice groups.

Whether we are called on to settle insurance disputes, provide counsel on complex business transactions, or try cases at the state, federal and appellate levels, our focus remains the same: achieve the best possible outcome for you – every time, always.