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Michael Zhelesnik has vast experience in the practice of employment and corporate law. Michael’s practice encompasses a diverse range of legal responsibilities vital to the smooth functioning of businesses in both the private and public sector.


In Labor and Employment Law, Michael handles all matters concerning the employer-employee relationship, especially for public sector clients. This includes drafting and negotiating employment contracts and collective bargaining agreements, addressing workplace disputes, handling complex investigations, and ensuring compliance with labor laws. Michael plays a crucial role in developing and implementing employment polices and practices that align with both legal requirements and the best interests of the organization.


In the realm of corporate law, Michael assists clients in drafting and reviewing contracts, regulatory compliance, litigating matters when disputes arise, and representing clients in negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations. Michael safeguards the legal interests of businesses by fostering positive employer-employee relationships and contributing to the overall success and sustainability of corporate clients.


Michael received his B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and his law and master’s degree from Ohio Northern University.

Michael Zhelesnik partner
  t  216.651.0451  |  f  216.675.0018
  1109 Carnegie Ave, Floor 2 | Cleveland, Ohio 44115

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