Martin McHenry, Esq.


Martin McHenry, Esq.

Martin McHenry continues to be recognized in The Best Lawyers In America and to receive Martindale Hubbell’s highest AV rating. 

For over 35 years, he has devoted his practice to labor and employment law and related litigation. He has obtained on behalf of his employee clients substantial jury verdicts in both State and Federal Courts. Having also represented multi-million dollar companies, Mr. McHenry has a unique perspective that has helped his clients, employee and employer alike, in the courtroom and at the bargaining table. Mr. McHenry represents his clients in litigation in its varied forms, from court to administrative and arbitration proceedings.

Mr. McHenry has also proved to be a successful third party mediator for others. 



Born on the United States Naval base at Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Mr. McHenry was raised on the West Side of Cincinnati. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Ohio State University in 1979. He was selected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society the following year. Upon graduating from Ohio State, Mr. McHenry attended the Cornell Law School, graduating in 1983. While at Cornell, he was selected to the Cornell Law Review, serving first as an Associate and then as a Note Editor. 

After graduating from Cornell, Mr. McHenry began his career with the law firm of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister. He chose the Taft firm because of its national reputation in labor and employment law and related litigation. While with the Taft firm, Mr. McHenry represented almost exclusively employers. After leaving the firm in 1992, and up to today, Mr. McHenry has represented employers and employees alike. Mr. McHenry established his own firm in 2011.

Select Jury Verdict/Arbitral Awards

  • Troutman v. Great American Insurance Company (U.S. Dist. Court Southern Dist. Ohio)(jury verdict of $490,000)
  • Fierst v. Ohio Attorney General's Office, (U.S. Dist. Court Southern Dist. Ohio)(jury verdict of $155,000 in compensatory damages and $155,000 in actual damages and reinstatement)
  • Hilliard v. Huntington National Bank, et al., (Hamilton Cnty. Common Pleas Court) (jury verdict of $248,000 plus award of prejudgment interest for Defendant's refusal to negotiate in good faith)
  • Pohl v. Village of Coldwater, et al. (U.S. Dist. Court Northern Dist. Ohio) (jury verdict of $140,000)
  • Rainer v. Refco, Incorported, et al. (U.S. Dist. Court Southern Dist. Ohio) (jury verdict of $98,000)
  • Donaldson v. BZAK Landscape, et al (Hamilton Cnty. Common Pleas Court) (jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff on tort claim/damages not differentiated between compensatory damages and back pay)
  • Snedden v. Perkins & Marie Callender's (private arbitration award of back pay to be determined and reinstatement).

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414 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

(513) 241-0441