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Two Columbus Attorneys Listed in 2016 "Ohio Super Lawyers"

One listed as 2016 Ohio Rising Star
12.2.15

COLUMBUS, OH (December 2, 2015) – Fisher Phillips announced today that two attorneys from its Columbus office have been listed in the 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Those on the list are selected based upon third-party research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations. 

Samuel Lillard, of counsel, and Robert Robenalt, partner, were recognized for their work in labor and employment law. In addition, Associate Kevin Hess was listed as one of the 2016 Ohio Rising Stars.

About the Attorneys
Lillard’s practice focuses on general employment litigation, arbitration and mediation. He represents employers in all Ohio and federal courts, as well as a number of regulatory agencies, and advises both private and public sector employers on various employment and personnel matters. He has been included in Ohio Super Lawyers every year since 2009.

Robenalt represents management in a variety of labor and employment issues, including workers’ compensation, employment litigation and traditional labor matters. He has argued in defense of employment actions before the Fourth and Sixth Federal Courts, has served as an adjunct professor at Capital University and was listed in the Ohio Super Lawyers for 2013 and 2014.

Hess focuses on workplace health and safety. He also represents and counsels employers on compliance with employment-related laws. Hess defends the full panoply of discrimination charges in state and federal courts, directs clients through agency audits and counsels regularly on policy issues including termination and accommodation. This is Hess’s first year of inclusion on the Ohio Rising Stars list.

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