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Cleveland Office

Jody Perkins Ryan

Jody Ryan is responsible for the oversight and defense of her client’s workers’ compensation matters. From the initial investigation to resolution, she not only handles the administrative hearings on compensability, extent of disability, occupational disease, treatment and wage issues, permanent total disability and violations of safety requirements, but also represents her clients when litigation proceeds to Ohio’s courts.

Eileen T. Gerson

Franklin University, B.S., Health Care Administration, 2001
Lakeland Community College, Associate in Paralegal Studies, 2000

License and Certification
Paramedic, State of Ohio

Iva M. Cindric

 Iva Cindric joined Gallagher Sharp after serving as a Judicial Attorney to the Honorable Timothy P. Cannon, Court or Appeals, Eleventh Appellate District in Warren.  Prior to her legal career, Iva was a Registered Nurse at a Cleveland hospital. 

Clark D. Rice

An experienced trial attorney, Clark Rice represents clients in construction litigation, property damage, bodily injury, and other civil litigation.  He has experience with complex construction defect claims involving the interests of contractors, sub-contractors and owners.

Robert J. Koeth

Gallagher Sharp Partner Bob Koeth is a trial attorney who defends businesses, insurance carriers, and individuals against claims involving personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death.  His experience spans several practice areas including product liability, premises liability, construction law, commercial litigation, environmental, and condo & homeowners associations. 

Brian C. Shumaker

Brian is the Director of Business Development & Marketing for the Firm’s 4 Midwest offices.  Based out of the Cleveland office, Brian focuses his work on advancing and building out the Firm’s practice group through collaboration with Firm’s 55+ attorneys, spread across nearly 30 practice areas.  Additionally, through marketing and development partnerships and initiatives, Brian works to strengthen and maintain the Firm’s presence and recognition across the Midwest.

Paige M. Rabatin

Paige is an Associate in Gallagher Sharp’s Cleveland office and a member of the firm’s Business & Employment, Professional Liability, and Appellate Practice Groups. Originally from Parkersburg, West Virginia, she joined Gallagher Sharp’s Columbus office as a law clerk while completing her law degree. Paige was the Student Bar Association’s Wellness Chair at the Moritz College of Law and was involved in planning mental and physical health events.

Christopher C. Razek

Chris is an Associate in Gallagher Sharp’s Cleveland office and a member of the firm’s Transportation and Insurance Practice Groups.  He originally joined Gallagher Sharp’s Columbus office as a law clerk while completing his law degree. In law school, Chris served as the Managing Editor of The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and served as an extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Terence P. Kemp of the Southern District of Ohio.

Todd J. Kalin

George Washington University, Masters in Paralegal Studies (2013)
Lakeland Community College, Certificate in Paralegal Studies (2011)
Kent State University, B.A. English (2003)

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
National Association of Paralegal Associations, Inc.