Warren Rosman
Partner

Warren Rosman defends school boards, municipalities and other governmental entities. He has a lengthy history of representing clients in matters involving employment and labor law, insurance defense, and appellate practice. Warren has litigated numerous trials and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Ohio, multiple Ohio appellate courts as well as the Northern and Southern District Courts in Ohio and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Seventh Circuit. He remains active in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, serving variously as chair of the Bar Admissions, Fee Dispute Arbitration and Law School Liaison Committees. Warren enjoys travelling throughout the U.S. and Canada, hiking his way through 41 states and five provinces.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1973
  • Case Western Reserve, J.D., 1976

Press, Publications and Presentations

2013 -
Teacher Discipline, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal
2011 -
Discrimination Law 101, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

Representative Matters

Successfully defended former employee’s claims of intentional interference with contract, intentional infliction of emotional distress and etc.

Successfully defended civil rights claims filed by arrestee.

Successfully defended allegations against a school district of religious and gender discrimination.

Represented an Ohio city in a federal voting rights action matter.

Defended a school district in a lawsuit involving FMLA issues.

Successfully defended a school district against allegations of age discrimination and harassment.

Successfully defended as school district in a case involving allegation of racial discrimination.

Successfully defended a Board of Education in a reduction in force case.

Has litigated cases in many areas including medical malpractice, premises liability and property security.

Professional Associations

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Past Chair
Bar Admissions Committee and Fee Dispute Arbitration and Law School Liaison Committees
3 R's Program (2006-present)

Ohio State Bar Association

Honors, Awards and Civic/Community Involvement

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Top Rated Lawyer for Labor & Employment (2013), Recognized by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell
Ohio Super Lawyer (2004-2005), Thomson Reuters
Past Chair, Northern Ohio Chapter, Johns Hopkins Alumni Assn.
Top Rated Lawyer in Cleveland for Schools and Education by Ohio Super Lawyers

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Published Cases

Hines v. Langhenry, 462 Fed App. 500 (6th Cir. 2011)
Liddy v. Baumgart, 2010 US App. LEXIS 27305
Price v. School District, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45552 (N.D. Ohio 2013)
United States v. City of Euclid, 580 F. Supp. 2d 584 (2008).
United States v. City of Euclid, 523 F. Supp. 2d 641 (2007).
Brockwell v. School District, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32482 (N.D. Ohio 2008).
Nemcek v. District, Eighth District No. 98431, 2012-Ohio-5516.
Blake v. School District, Eighth District No. 95295, 2011-Ohio-1099.
State ex rel. Brooks v. Bd. of Education, 2006 Ohio 3954; 2006 Ohio App. LEXIS 3901.
Hayes, In re, Application of, (1998), 81 Ohio St.3d 775
Marital Trust under Will of Casto v. Lungaro, 22 Ohio St.3d 298
Argo Plastic Products Co. v. Cleveland, 15 Ohio St.3d 389
Motorists Mut. Ins. Cos. v. Handlovic, 23 Ohio St.3d 179 (1986)
Hite v. Brown, 100 Ohio App. 3d 606 (1995)
Rothstein v. Montefiore Home, 116 Ohio App. 3d 775 (1996)
Leon v. Parma Community General Hospital (2000), 140 Ohio App.3d 95


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