Academy Member Inducted 2013

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Mitchell B. Goldberg, Mediator & Arbitrator, Northfield Center, Ohio.

Mitchell B. Goldberg

Goldberg Arbitration & Mediation
253 East Aurora Road
Northfield Center, OH 44067
Tel: (330) 748-0900
Fax: (330) 748-0901
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Recognized to Ohio Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Fact Finding, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced: 1984
  • Total Mediations (as of Jul 2022): 40
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jul 2022): 700
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More than thirty years experience as a trial attorney specializing in various types of litigation including corporate-business, real estate, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, insurance, domestic relations, banking, commercial, bankruptcy, antitrust, building and construction, employment, and securities; former member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Litigation Department of the firm of Strauss & Troy, L.P.A.; civil and commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the Center for Resolution of Disputes, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the National Arbitration Forum: privately selected arbitrator and mediator in civil, employment, commercial and domestic relations matters; served as attorney for various litigants (both for claimants and respondents) in arbitrations involving negligence, insurance, contracts, multi-employer pension plans, commercial disputes, securities, construction and employment matters; member of many legal and professional organizations and associations; recipient of the highest legal ability rating from Martindale Hubbell Law Directory; speaker at many legal seminars; and one of seven recipients of the 2005 and 2006 “Ohio Superlawyer” designation under the practice area of ADR Arbitrator/Mediator. Selected for inclusion in 2009-12 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in Cleveland, in the specialty of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Cincinnati, B.A. Economics, 1965
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1968
  • Board of Editors, Cincinnati Law Review; Order of the Coif.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Former adjunct professor of law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law in the field of arbitration and mediation
  • Former member of the Board of Governors of the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA) (Cincinnati);
  • IRRA Cleveland;
  • Public Sector Labor Relations Association (PSLRA) (Past President);
  • Former member of the Regional Advisory Board of the Labor Law Committee of AAA, Cincinnati office
  • Member of AAA employment and labor panels; commercial panel; and pension panel.
  • Certified specialist in the field of labor and employment law by the Ohio State Bar Association.

Rates Information

Commercial-Employment-Pension: $400 per hour, $2,850 per day, hourly rate applies for pre-and post hearing, including study and award preparation. Postponement/cancellation fee, $1,500 for each scheduled day cancelled or postponed with less than 13 days prior notice. Labor: $1,500 per day for each hearing day, study, travel and preparation of award. Postponement/cancellation fee, one days charge for postponement or cancellation of hearing with less than 30 days prior notice.

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