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Columbus: 614-224-4411

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Stephen and Andrew Zashin
Listed in Best Lawyers
  • 2015 Best Lawyers
  • George Crisci
  • Jon Dileno
  • Jonathan Downes
  • Jonathan Rich
  • Andrew Zashin
  • Stephen Zashin
Super Lawyers
  • 2014 Super Lawyers
  • George Crisci
  • Jon Dileno
  • Jonathan Downes
  • Michele Jakubs
  • Amy Keating
  • Helena Oroz
  • Ami Patel
  • Jason Rossiter
  • Andrew Zashin
  • Stephen Zashin

Firm Overview

Zashin & Rich is a law firm built on a wealth of knowledge, experience, and commitment to serving its clients. Since its founding in 1981, Zashin & Rich has established itself as a leader in Ohio in workplace and family law by continuing to expand and adapt to its clients' changing needs. Zashin & Rich prides itself on its clients' satisfaction, the firm's continued growth and success, and its innovative approach to legal services.

Workplace Law

Numerous laws affect the workplace and complicate the employer-employee relationship. Zashin & Rich advises employers on the laws affecting this relationship, assists employers in developing mutually-beneficial relationships with their employees, and defends employers against employees' claims. The firm represents publicly traded corporations, privately held companies, and public sector employers of all sizes in all aspects of workplace law (employment law, traditional labor law, workers' compensation, etc.). In addition, the firm is panel counsel for most Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) carriers. For more information about how Zashin & Rich can assist your business with workplace-related legal issues, please contact Stephen Zashin (ssz@zrlaw.com) at 216.696.4441.

Family Law

Legal disputes tied to family relationships are stressful, emotionally charged, and impact the most important aspects of the litigants' lives. Zashin & Rich's attorneys have a reputation for excellence in representing clients in matters involving divorce, dissolution, child custody, relocation, spousal support, domestic violence, property division, and many other matters that arise in the context of family law. In addition to our experience handling diverse cases within Ohio, our attorneys also have experience handling cases throughout the United States and cases involving international family law issues. For more information about how Zashin & Rich can assist you with family-law-related issues, please contact Andrew Zashin (aaz@zrlaw.com) at 216.696.4441.

Zashin & Rich's expertise is not limited to workplace and family law, but extends to business and real estate matters, general and corporate litigation, and representation of clients in the sports and entertainment industries. Whatever your needs, Zashin & Rich provides responsive, proficient, and zealous representation.

Meet Our Attorneys

Zashin & Rich represents individuals in domestic relations law and employers in employment, labor and workers' compensation law.
Congratulations to our attorneys selected as 2015 Best Lawyers: George Crisci, Jon Dileno, Jonathan Downes, Jonathan Rich, Andrew Zashin, and Stephen Zashin.

Andrew J. Cleves, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Andrew
Cleves

Attorney at Law

Andrew J. Cleves joined Zashin & Rich in 2013. His practice focuses on private and public sector labor relations and employment law.

 

 

Scott Coghlan, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Scott
Coghlan

Attorney at Law

Scott Coghlan joined Zashin & Rich in 2010. Scott chairs the firm's Workers' Compensation Group.

 

 

 

George S. Crisci, Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

George
Crisci

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

George S. Crisci joined Zashin & Rich in 2007. George is a Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law.

 

 

Jon Dileno, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Jon
Dileno

Attorney at Law

Jon M. Dileno joined Zashin & Rich in 2007. Jon represents employers in the full spectrum of labor and employment matters in both the public and private sector.

 

Deanna L. DiPetta, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Deanna
DiPetta

Attorney at Law, AV Preeminent®

Deanna L. DiPetta joined Zashin & Rich in 2000. She has over 25 years of experience in divorce and dissolution, custody and visitation litigation, and adoption.

 

Jonathan Downes, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

Jonathan
Downes

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

Jonathan has over 30 years of experience in practicing labor and employment law in Ohio. He represents cities, townships, counties, school districts, and public officials state wide.

 Robert M. Fertel, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Robert
Fertel

Attorney at Law

Robert M. Fertel joined Zashin & Rich in 1998. Bob's primary practice areas are domestic relations, employment, complex civil litigation and appellate advocacy.

 

David Frantz, Attorney at Law
Attorney

David
Frantz

Attorney at Law

David Frantz joined Zashin & Rich in 2013. David is a member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups, and his practice encompasses all areas of private and public sector labor and employment related issues.

Victoria A. Glowacki, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Victoria
Glowacki

Attorney at Law

Victoria A. Glowacki joined Zashin & Rich in 2006. Victoria's practice encompasses all aspects of divorce, dissolution, property division, child and spousal support, and parental rights and responsibilities.

Christa G. Heckma, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Christa
Heckman

Attorney at Law

Christa G. Heckman joined Zashin & Rich in 2011. Christa represents clients in all aspects of divorce, dissolution, property division, child and spousal support, and parental rights and responsibilities.

Patrick J. Hoban, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

Patrick
Hoban

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

Patrick J. Hoban joined Zashin and Rich in 2008. Pat's practice is focused on public and private sector labor relations and employment issues.

 

Michele L. Jakubs, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

Michele
Jakubs

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

Michele L. Jakubs joined Zashin & Rich in 2001. Her practice areas include labor relations, equal employment opportunity, employment discrimination and all employment related torts.

Amy M. Keating, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Amy
Keating

Attorney at Law

Amy M. Keating joined Zashin & Rich in 2012. Her practice encompasses all areas of divorce, dissolution, property division, child and spousal support, and parental rights and responsibilities.

Helena Oroz, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Helena
Oroz

Attorney at Law

Helena Oroz rejoined Zashin & Rich in 2012. Her practice with the firm's Employment and Labor Groups encompasses all aspects of general workplace counseling, compliance, and employment litigation defense.

Sarah K. Ott, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Sarah
Ott

Attorney at Law

Sarah K. Ott joined Zashin & Rich in 2014. Sarah's practice encompasses all areas of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination, legal compliance, and labor relations.

Ami J. Patel, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Ami
Patel

Attorney at Law

Ami J. Patel joined Zashin & Rich in 2011. Ami is a member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups and her practice focuses on private and public sector labor relations and employment issues.

Drew C. Piersall, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Drew
Piersall

Attorney at Law

Drew C. Piersall joined Zashin & Rich in March 2014. Drew is a member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups in our Columbus office.

 

 

Christopher R. Reynolds, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Christopher
Reynolds

Attorney at Law

Christopher R. Reynolds joined Zashin and Rich in 2007. His practice encompasses all aspects of divorce, dissolution, child support, spousal support, property division, and parental rights and responsibilities.

Jonathan A. Rich, Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

Jonathan
Rich

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist

Jonathan A. Rich joined Zashin & Rich in 1993. His practice encompasses all aspects of divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, child custody, and child support matters.

 

Lawrence J. Rich, Of Counsel
Of Counsel

Lawrence
Rich

Of Counsel

Lawrence J. Rich is Of Counsel to Zashin & Rich. Larry co-founded the firm in 1981. He practices in a variety of areas of law, with primary focuses on domestic relations, real estate and business law.

Jason Rossiter, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Jason
Rossiter

Attorney at Law

Jason Rossiter rejoined Zashin & Rich in 2014. A member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups, Jason has deep technical knowledge to advise employers through information security and employee privacy issues.

David R. Vance, Attorney at Law
Attorney

David
Vance

Attorney at Law

David R. Vance joined Zashin & Rich in 2008. David is a member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups and can counsel you through your public and private employment related issues.

Patrick M. Watts, Attorney at Law
Attorney

Patrick
Watts

Attorney at Law

Patrick Watts joined Zashin & Rich in 2007. An Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law, Patrick counsels publicly traded, private sector and public sector employers.

Andrew Zashin, Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Domestic Relations Law
Attorney

Andrew
Zashin

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law

Andrew A. Zashin is co-managing partner of the firm and head of the firm's Domestic Relations Group. He was named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2013 in Family Law, Cleveland, Ohio.

Stephen S. Zashin, OSBA Certified Specialist
Attorney

Stephen
Zashin

Attorney, OSBA Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

Stephen S. Zashin is co-managing partner of the firm and head of the Employment and Labor Groups. His practice includes all aspects of employment and labor law.