J. Andrew Recker


Andy is co-chair of the firm's Workers' Compensation practice group and represents employers in both administrative proceedings before the Ohio Industrial Commission and court proceedings in Ohio courts. He has obtained favorable jury verdicts for employers in Ohio courts and is a strong advocate for employers in both the hearing room and courtroom.

Prior to law school, Andy handled liability and casualty claims for Safeco insurance company and Macy’s department stores. Currently, he has leadership roles with the Cincinnati Bar Association’s workers’ compensation committee and actively speaks and presents to trade associations, bar associations third party administrators, employers and employer groups throughout the state.


  • Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
  • University of Cincinnati  (B.A., 2004)
    • Communication

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association


  • Ohio Rising Stars®
    • For Workers Compensation (2021)
  • Board Certified in Workers' Compensation law by the Ohio State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Specialty Board
  • Best Lawyers®
    • "Ones to Watch" in Cincinnati for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (2022,2024)