Highly Skilled Professional License Defense, Employment Law And Personal Injury Attorneys

Steven A. Sindell

  • Partner



(216) 292-3577



Steven A. Sindell is a trial lawyer who has practiced in both California and Ohio since 1967. Throughout his career, he has tried countless lawsuits to juries. His most recent jury trial successes in employment cases include the representation of four females terminated because of their gender (Judgment paid, $1,726,218.24, Gliner, et al. v. St.Gobain (Bicron); the representation of an employee and his spouse in a defamation action (Judgment paid $965,958.43, Blatnik v. Avery Dennison Inc.); and the representation of a black manager at a Denny’s restaurant in Medina, Ohio (Judgment $690,000, Griffin v. MDK Food Services Inc.).

Early in his career, Steven Sindell represented wounded students and the families of students killed in the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970. In 1973, he successfully obtained a unanimous victory arguing on behalf of his student clients in the United States Supreme Court in the landmark decisions of Scheuer v Rhodes and Krause et al v Rhodes. Steven A. Sindell has successfully advised, represented, settled and litigated hundreds of employment cases for satisfied and grateful employees, including professionals and their license cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment law and Wrongful Termination
  • Age, Gender, Race, National Origin, Religious and Disability Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliation and Retaliatory Discharge
  • Professional License Defense: Doctors, Nurses, Attorneys
  • Personal Injury: Auto Accidents/Slip and Falls

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Ohio State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1967
  • Ohio, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 1967
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
    • A.B. - 1964
  • Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
  • Sorbonne University, Paris

Representative Cases

  • Gliner, et al. v. St.Gobain (Bicron)
  • Blatnik v. Avery Dennison Inc.
  • Griffin v. MDK Food Services Inc.
  • Scheuer v Rhodes
  • Krause et al v Rhodes

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • The Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • The Cleveland Employment.Lawyers Association


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