Gender Identity's Identity Crisis Under Title VII

In an about-face move, the Department of Justice issued a memo this month indicating that its interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not protect individuals on the basis of gender identity. Title VII is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion. [More]

Walter | Haverfield is pleased to welcome Max Rieker and Rina Russo

Max Rieker brings more than a decade of professional legal experience to Walter | Haverfield. With a focus on labor and employment issues, Rieker has successfully represented clients before various arbitrators, boards, commissions and trial and appellate courts throughout Ohio. He has extensive involvement in administrative investigations and prevailed in a variety of termination and employee discipline cases. He also has considerable experience in public sector collective bargaining as he represented clients in dozens of cases through the statutory fact-finding and conciliation process. [More]

Ralph Cascarilla Recognized as Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in Ohio

Walter | Haverfield's Ralph Cascarilla has been named one of the top 100 criminal defense litigators in Ohio by America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys. The organization chose Cascarilla, who represents individuals and corporations in government white-collar criminal investigations, via third-party research and ranking data. The search process took into account Cascarilla's criminal defense success, ethical standards, client satisfaction and community impact. [More]