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Mark J. Valponi

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MARK J. VALPONI is a partner in the Cleveland office of Taft and is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group and the Litigation Department. He primarily represents the management side of public and private sector companies, advising them on a broad range of important labor and employment issues so that their organizations are structured and monitored for optimum efficiency and advantage.

Mark guides companies on employment topics including reducing a labor force, terminations, managing union activity, addressing sexual harassment claims, and assessing the role of independent and leased employees in organizations.

A thirty-nine year legal veteran, Mark also represents small- and medium-sized businesses in commercial and construction litigation.

He received his B.S. degree from Purdue University, a Master's degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University, and his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Mark is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan and Ohio State Bar Associations. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his distinguished work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Management and for Litigation - Labor & Employment. He is recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer for Employment & Labor Law. Mark was also awarded an "AV Peer Review Rating" (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell. Mark has been recognized as a "Top Local Litigation Star” in Ohio by Benchmark Litigation for four consecutive years.