Painesville, Ohio (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Patrick J. Perotti, Partner at the NE Ohio law firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A., was recently named the 2014 Ritter Award recipient by the Ohio State Bar Association Foundation. This award is the highest honor awarded by the Foundation and is given for a lifetime of service. The award recognizes the accomplishments of the honoree in attaining and promoting the highest level of professionalism, integrity and ethics in the practice of law while assisting other attorneys, the courts and the public to envision and cause changes which improve the justice system in Ohio.
Mr. Perotti is head of the Class Action Department at Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. and has directed more than $25 million in unclaimed class action funds to charities and non-profits in the State of Ohio over the past 10 years through the implementation of a legal doctrine called cy pres.
He is also a well known employment law attorney and was awarded Certified Specialist standing in employment law by the State Bar, a designation held by less than one percent of attorneys.
Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. is the largest law firm in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula Counties, Ohio with additional offices in downtown Cleveland. Serving the community for over 50 years, Dworken & Bernstein and its 27 lawyers and staff of 65 offers a full range of legal services for businesses, individuals, and families.