Michael J. Frantz - Frantz Ward LLP

Michael J. Frantz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 216-515-1606

Mike focuses on litigation, labor and employment, health care, employee benefits, construction, and higher education law. He has extensive experience in the defense of labor and employment disputes and has negotiated hundreds of contracts on behalf of employers in a broad range of industries involving virtually every major union in the United States and Canada. He has lectured extensively on various issues involving labor and employment, healthcare, and higher education law.

University of Notre DameBA 1973Georgetown UniversityJ.D. 1976

Client Comments

"Mike is an excellent lawyer and one of the best that I have ever worked with. He is very professional, responsive, pragmatic, and achieves great results."

-Daniel Damstra
Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Alco Industries

"I personally sit next to Mike Frantz at the table for our contract negotiations with each of our unions. We could not have better counsel on our collective bargaining matters than Frantz Ward."

-Mark Bates
Associate VP of Finance Controller
Oberlin College

Office Location

200 Public Square, Suite 3000
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Cleveland Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Cleveland Metro Area
Michael J. Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Michael J. Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management