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Law Firm in Columbus, OH

Barkan Meizlish, LLP

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Representing Working Families and Organized Labor
The law firm of Barkan Meizlish, LLP is over sixty years old, with a national practice, focused on labor law, wage and hour/overtime litigation, Ohio workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, and personal injury/medical malpractice. Our law firm and individual law firm members appear on lists of the best law firms and attorneys in the nation.

Through our representation of labor unions, individual employees, the injured and the disabled, we protect the rights of working people on and off the job. The firm skillfully represents our clients’ interests in federal and state court, before federal and state administrative agencies, at the collective bargaining table, and in state legislatures and the United States Congress. The attorneys and professional staff of Barkan Meizlish, LLP are fully committed to securing justice for all of our clients. Our results speak for themselves.

Our labor law attorneys represent a wide array of labor unions at the local and national level. We negotiate collective bargaining agreements on behalf of unions in a variety of industries, including aviation, ground transportation, manufacturing, health care and the public sector. We enforce those contracts in arbitration and federal and state court and assist our union clients with organizing, communications, membership education, legislation and regulatory compliance.

The firm’s national wage and hour/overtime practice is dedicated to the fundamental principle that working people should be properly paid for all of their labor. We represent employees in individual and class action litigation. Our attorneys have recovered wages for tens of thousands of employees who have been unlawfully denied their right to overtime pay. We have further committed ourselves to the effort to reform federal and state law so that employees received the wages they are owed and violators are held accountable.

Our firm’s worker’s compensation section has successfully assisted tens of thousands of injured employees, in recovering workers’ compensation benefits. Workplace related injuries and illnesses can have a devastating consequence for an employee. Our workers’ compensation attorneys represent clients throughout the entire litigation process and also work with other highly-skilled workers’ compensation attorneys in all fifty states.

We manage one of the largest and most successful Social Security Disability Insurance practices in the United States. A disability may permanently prevent an individual from performing any work. Our Social Security attorneys have won disability awards for tens of thousands of clients and have been recognized for their professionalism and compassion by their fellow practitioners across the nation.

Barkan Meizlish, LLP represents individuals in serious personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Our trial attorneys have been handling complex torts for decades. Despite changes in the law that have made it more difficult for victims to obtain the compensation to which they are entitled, our attorneys continue to succeed in obtaining judgements and compensation for those who have been injured by the negligence of others.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Pay and Benefits
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Discrimination/Harassment  Product Liability
 Employment Law  Social Security
 Financing & Taxes  Unions
 Medical Malpractice  Immigration, Visas, Citizenship, Deportation
 Malpractice - Professional  Workers' Compensation
 Mediation  Wrongful Death
 Online / Video Legal Consultation  Wrongful Termination
 Parents (Elder Law, Medicare, SSI)
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education/Training
Economics, Washington and Jefferson College, 1988

Law Degree, University of Dayton School of Law, 1991
Memberships
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
American Association for Justice
Ohio Association for Justice
Workplace Law & Advocacy Group
Central Ohio Association for Justice
Ohio State Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
Other Languages
Spanish
Bar Admissions
55214
Free Consultation
Yes
Location
250 E. Broad Street, 10th Floor
ColumbusOH 43215
Additional Location
250 Front Street
MariettaOH 45750
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