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About Michael Fortney
Mike Fortney is an experienced construction and business litigator. He is a 2021 Super Lawyers Ohio Rising Star and has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2019 for having the highest legal ability and ethical standards. Mike has argued at the Ohio Court of Appeals and set new precedent to protect subcontractor and supplier mechanic's lien rights.

Mike regularly assists construction clients with general business matters including employment relations and contract negotiations. He also regularly assists with disputes concerning mechanic’s lien and bond claims, delay and acceleration claims, other breach of contract claims, and defective work or design claims.

Mike has handled a wide range of employment and business disputes for his clients as well, including multi-million dollar claims related to non-competition agreements, tortious interference, and breaches of employment agreements and other contracts.

Mike is adept at finding creative solutions for clients to get paid what they are owed. He also works with clients on creative ways to front the costs of litigation.

Mike is also a skilled mediator who resolves disputes in a timely fashion by working with both sides to arrive at an agreement that makes sense to avoid litigation or arbitration.
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Jan 2, 2022
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Dec 5, 2021
From an Anonymous Contractor
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Attorney at Fortney Law