Attorney Richard N. Selby II

Ric Selby

Managing Partner

Richard N. Selby II

Call: 440-946-7656

Email: [email protected]

Richard N. Selby II

Richard Selby is a managing partner and heads our Commercial Litigation Department. He has extensive trial experience with Dworken & Bernstein in both state and federal court. In addition to his litigation experience, Ric regularly consults with clients on employment related issues and is called in to assist at trial with the Class Action department when those matters go to trial. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and was selected to be included in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. In addition, he is a Contributing Editor to Attorney At Law Magazine featuring articles on Employment Law.

Ric joined Dworken & Bernstein in 2000 becoming a partner in 2011, and managing partner in 2022.

Published Blogs & Articles

Ohio Senate Bill 13 to Modify Several Statute of Limitations
Dissecting Overtime Pay Exemption Rules

Unemployment Benefits

Walking the Fine Line Between Legal Background Checks and Liability for Employee Conduct

Age Discrimination

Wrongful Discharge in Federal and Ohio Employment Law

Attorney at Law Magazine NE Ohio on The Impact of the New Ohio Employment Law Uniformity Act 

On a Personal Note:

Ric is a big supporter of Cleveland sports and currently has season tickets to the Browns, Indians and Cavs. Ric was also a contestant in Dancing Under the Stars, a local charity event that supports Lifeline and Family Planning of Northeast Ohio, where he and professional dancing partner, Dianne Savelli, won the People Choice Award.

Areas of Practice:

Education & Admissions:

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Ohio Bar, 1992
Pennsylvania Bar, 1993 (currently inactive)
Montana Bar, 2009 (currently inactive)
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1992
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2008
Case Western Reserve University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Associations & Memberships:

Lake County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

Leadership & Honors:

Martindale Hubbell AV rated
2019 Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers Rising Star
JLT Fund
The Andrews Osborne Academy
Lake Erie College
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Lawyer Central Logo
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