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Michael L. Fortney

Michael L. Fortney

  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Construction Law...
  • Ohio
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Neil Klingshirn
Neil Klingshirn December 20, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Mike deserves a high rating because he is an ethical, smart, experienced attorney. View More
Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Squire Sanders, Millisor & Nobil and Fortney & Klingshirn

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

We were partners at the same firms.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
1986 - 2016
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Mike has a naturally sharp legal mind that is great at problem solving. As a partner I could present any case to him and he could find its weaknesses and recognize its strengths. He is a hard worker and gets great results.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Mike has a deep understanding of construction law, plus he recognizes what he does not know and is an efficient researcher.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

I routinely went to Mike to discuss a case or legal problem.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Mike has a knack for speaking with clients that lets him discuss complex problems with business people.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Mike understands the value of ethics and is the consummate professional.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Construction and employment law.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Business Advising
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Transactions
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends