Tony is a partner with Ross, Brittain & Schonberg and a member of the law firm’s workers’ compensation practice.
Tony graduated cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2003. While attending law school, Tony was a member of the Cleveland State Law Review and served as an Executive Editor in 2002-2003. Tony also authored an article concerning the constitutionality of the workers’ compensation subrogation statute in Ohio that was published by the Cleveland State Law Review in 2004.
Tony was first introduced to the practice of Ohio workers’ compensation law in 1998, while clerking for a small law firm in downtown Cleveland. Over the next five years, Tony gained valuable experience while clerking for multiple law firms that specialized in the practice of workers’ compensation law. After admission to the Ohio bar in 2003, Tony began representing injured workers and small businesses in administrative proceedings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio.
Tony joined the law firm of Ross, Brittain & Schonberg as an associate attorney in 2005. Tony focuses his practice on the administration, management and defense of workers' compensation claims on the behalf of both state-funded and self-insured employers throughout Ohio. Tony specializes in defending his clients in contested workers’ compensation claims before the Industrial Commission of Ohio, in addition to defending his clients in claims concerning violations of specific safety requirements. Tony also defends his clients in appeals before the Court of Common Pleas and in mandamus proceedings before Ohio’s Tenth District Court of Appeals. Tony’s expertise and aggressive style of claims management allows him to effectively minimize injury-related costs and liabilities for his many clients.
- J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2003, cum laude.
- B.A., Criminal Justice Studies, The University of Dayton, 2000.
- Member, Ohio State Bar Association
- Member, Cleveland Bar Association