Jason R. Bristol is an advocate for working people. Law and Politics Magazine has described him as a “Super Lawyer” in plaintiffs’ employment litigation. Handling class and collective actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws, he has recovered millions of dollars in unpaid wages and overtime compensation for workers across the United States. His cases have received coverage in the Wall Street Journal and in broadcasts ranging from America’s Workforce Radio to Chicago Public Radio’s This American Life. He lectures widely and publishes articles on employment-related issues, and is as an Adjunct Professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he teaches courses on the Fair Labor Standards Act and appellate advocacy. In addition to his litigation practice, he routinely serves as a mediator in complex wage and hour disputes. He is active in civic affairs and politics and sits on the boards of various organizations.
Josh Cohen has a reputation for innovative, cutting-edge, and courageous litigation earned over more than 25 years of practice in complex civil and commercial litigation. His clients have included individuals, consumers, receivers, municipalities, and bankruptcy trustees in disputes ranging from investment fraud to legal malpractice, public nuisance to corporate and real estate disputes. Josh has served as lead counsel for the plaintiffs in class actions, including one brought on behalf of Cleveland Browns season ticket holders against Art Modell in the wake of the team's relocation to Baltimore. He also represented the City of Cleveland in lawsuits against Wall Street firms stemming from the subprime foreclosure crisis, as featured in the 2010 documentary film Cleveland vs. Wall Street.
Josh Fuchs is a complex and general civil litigator. He attended Case Western Reserve University and Duquesne University School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Josh is a recipient of the ALI-ABA Leadership Award. He was a distinguished administrative law attorney prior to joining Cohen Rosenthal & Kramer LLP, having guided thousands of clients through various administrative law claims. Josh lives with his wife and daughter in Beachwood.
Ellen Maglicic Kramer is a founding member of Cohen Rosenthal & Kramer LLP. After law school, she served as a law clerk for United States Bankruptcy Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr. Ellen's practice focuses on sophisticated corporate and commercial disputes. She has represented consumers, shareholders, debtors, creditors, receivers, bankruptcy trustees, and victims of legal malpractice. Among her many civic activities, Ellen is a member of the Planning Committee for an annual Latin American Culture Camp, which serves children adopted from Latin America. She also is a committed volunteer in the Parent Teacher Organizations at her children's schools. Ellen lives in Brecksville with her husband, John, and her children Luke, Mia, and Peter.
Jim Rosenthal is a commercial litigator. Since graduating from Georgetown law school in 1990, he has represented athletes, physicians, investors, shareholders, entrepreneurs, employees, financial institutions and other businesses in disputes where the outcome is measured in dollars, but the stakes just as often involve a career, a reputation, a critical business relationship or an individual or business’s future prospects. He has won significant victories for clients in federal and state courts and in binding arbitration. He lives in Shaker Heights with his wife Annie Fullard, a founding member of the renowned Cavani String Quartet, and their son, Sam.