Doug Holthus, Partner
Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A.
Mr. Holthus focuses his practice in the areas of construction claims and commercial litigation, professional liability defense litigation, insurance coverage matters, civil rights and government liability, and general liability claims defense. Doug has tried, advocated and/or arbitrated nearly one hundred cases before civil juries, administrative licensing (and other) boards and arbitration panels throughout Ohio (also Illinois and California), in both state and federal court.
Doug is former Chair of the Columbus (Ohio) Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee, and a former Member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Liability Defense Federation (“PLDF”). He is also an Ohio Supreme Court appointed young lawyer mentee. Doug is an “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2020 & 2021 (civil rights, commercial litigation, employment law – management, insurance law) and Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers® 2017-2021.
Rafael Nendel-Flores, Member
Clark Hill PLC
Rafael Nendel-Flores is a Member of Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group. He represents employers in complex employment matters, including wage and hour class actions, employment tax litigation/audits, and appellate litigation. Rafael also defends employers against discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation claims. He has particular experience with California wage-hour compliance, independent contractor issues, drafting and enforcing arbitration agreements, and Federal-WARN Act and California-WARN Act compliance. His client base includes professional employer organizations, staffing companies, gig economy companies, manufacturing companies, and transportation companies.
Additionally, Rafael counsels employers on day-to-day workplace compliance issues, workplace investigations, employee discipline, reasonable accommodation/leave issues, wage and hour compliance issues and the labor/employment aspects of merger/acquisition due diligence.