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Robert A. Zimmerman

Chair, Public Law Practice Group; Vice-Chair, Litigation Practice Group
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As a civil trial and appellate lawyer with over 25 years’ experience, Robert Zimmerman has litigated cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, unfair competition, defamation, breach of contract, real estate, landlord-tenant, zoning, land use, constitutional rights, elections, trusts, business and commercial law. He has achieved excellent results for his clients in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, mediations and appeals.

He practices in state of Ohio courts and in federal courts in Ohio and around the country. 

Robert has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the state of Ohio and Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland by Ohio Super Lawyers. He serves as Vice-Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group.


    • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, 1991, J.D.
      • Chief Justice of University Court
    • The Ohio State University, 1988
      • cum laude with University Honors

    • State of Ohio
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • American Bar Association
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

    • Member of National Council, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
    • Board Member, Menorah Park Center for Senior Living
    • Charter Class Member, Cleveland Bridge Builders
    • Member, City Club of Cleveland
    • Member, Shaker Heights City Council