Michael L. Squillace


Mike Squillace is a Partner in the Litigation Department. Mike handles all aspects of workers' compensation law on behalf of Ohio employers, including administrative hearings, court appeals, and mandamus actions. He has handled claims in every Industrial Commission district, has had cases in most Ohio counties, and has tried several cases before the Ohio Supreme Court. Prior to joining the firm in 1991, he worked for the Ohio Attorney General, serving as chief of the Workers' Compensation and Transportation sections. He also handles a wide variety of litigation and appellate matters.


  • University of Toledo College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1980)
  • University of Notre Dame  (B.A., 1977)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Columbus Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Admissions Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee, Specialization Committee Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Workers' Compensation Law 
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List
  • Named to the “Top Lawyers” list by Columbus CEO Magazine