Steven J. Forbes
Employment Insurance Defense
Higher Education Insurance Coverage Business Litigation Transportation
Dram Shop Defense Restaurant/Hospitality Litigation
Steve has extensive civil and criminal trial experience. He has tried over 50 cases to juries on issues ranging from employment discrimination, premises liability and wrongful death, to murder, and disorderly conduct. He has successfully represented employers in claims of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, race discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination and tortious interference with business relations in state and federal courts. He also represents physicians, attorneys and insurance agents in professional negligence claims.
Steve continues with a large general civil litigation practice with specialization in employment matters, including employment defense in the healthcare and higher education workplace.
(216) 514-9500 x233
George Washington University School of Law,
J.D., 1989; cum laude
Amherst College, B.A., 1986; cum laude
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland's Top Lawyers 2015
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio