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Our experienced attorneys are available to schools, colleges, universities and adult education programs to provide comprehensive Title IX employee training customized to your institution’s policies, procedures and institutional culture.

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All of Bricker’s strategic industry groups included in 2021 “Best L...

Bricker & Eckler’s four primary industry groups have all been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

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Lindsmith discusses pandemic-related litigation

Litigation partner Quintin Lindsmith reviewed the difference in litigation during the COVID-19 pandemic and the flu pandemic of 1918, featured in Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly.

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Exclusive representation law challenge rejected by Sixth Circuit

Successfully defended the Marietta City School District Board of Education in a lawsuit brought by a public school teacher who attempted to expand the reach of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME and argued that Ohio’s exclusive union representation violates the First Amendment. The Sixth Circuit rejected this challenge and granted a summary judgment to both the union and school district.

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Landmark court decision ends “eviction by affidavit” practice

Bricker lawyers successfully filed an amicus curiae brief to highlight and end the dehumanizing and negative ramifications of a decades-old “eviction by affidavit” practice on behalf of a number of organizations that serve vulnerable and underserved populations. For more details, please view Bricker’s recap of the case.

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Secured a $42 million court award for three Ohio school districts

Secured $42 million judgment, plus interest, for Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo city school districts after the Ohio Department of Education unlawfully deprived the districts of the funding they were entitled to receive. For more details, please view Bricker’s full recap of the case.

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Bricker & Eckler secures $42 million court award for three Ohio school districts due to the Ohio Department of Education’s failure to fund the districts according to law

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Ohio Supreme Court rules that the savings statute cannot save a late second filing

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Matt Gurbach joins Bricker & Eckler

Veteran trial attorney Matt Gurbach has joined the law firm of Bricker & Eckler LLP as a litigation partner. A northeast Ohio native and die-hard Browns fan, Matt is a bet the company litigator who will be based in the firm’s Cleveland office.

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Evictions by affidavit halted in central Ohio

The Tenth District Court of Appeals, which handles appeals of all lawsuits filed in Franklin County courts, ended a decades-old practice of permitting evictions by affidavit on September 1, 2020.

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