Eben (Sandy) O. McNair, IV
Mr. McNair is Of Counsel at Fusco Gallagher & Porcaro LLP. Previously, Mr. McNair was a partner with the firm's predecessor, Schwarzwald McNair & Fusco LLP. He received his B.A. from St. Lawrence University with a double major in Philosophy and History. He holds a M.A. from the University of Chicago's Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Studies of Methods. Mr. McNair received his J.D. from Cornell University. Mr. McNair began practicing union-side labor law in New York City and in 1983 moved to Cleveland, Ohio where he has been practicing since that time. Mr. McNair has a broadly based practice negotiating for and representing private and public sector labor unions and Taft-Hartley employee benefit plans. Mr. McNair has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of election law. He also conducts neutral investigations of workplace disputes.
In addition to being admitted to practice before all Ohio courts, Mr. McNair is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.
Mr. McNair has been a speaker at numerous seminars including those held by the American Arbitration Association, the National Labor Relations Board, the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, the Ohio Public Employees Lawyers Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He has been an officer or board member of the Public Sector Labor Relations Association, the Ohio Public Employees Lawyers Association, and the Advisory Committee for the American Arbitration Association. Mr. McNair is also General Counsel of the North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor.
Mr. McNair is a Senior Editor of Labor Union Law and Regulation and its Cumulative Supplements, which are published by BNA.
For many years, Mr. McNair has served on the Advisory Board of the Peggy Browning Fund.
Mr. McNair is a former member of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. He is also a Democratic Precinct committee person and is the Democratic city leader for his community. In addition, he is counsel to the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party and is a member of its Executive Committee.
Mr. McNair is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as one of Ohio’s “Super Lawyers,” who are attorneys that have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent (5%) of the attorneys in Ohio are recognized as “Super Lawyers.”
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