Mr. Zimmerman is chair of the Government Relations Practice Group and partner in the Litigation Practice Group with Benesch. As a civil trial and appellate lawyer with over 30 years’ experience, he has litigated cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, unfair competition, defamation, breach of contract, real estate, landlord-tenant, zoning, land use, eminent domain, constitutional rights, election law, campaign finance, trusts, administrative, business and commercial law. Mr. Zimmerman practices in state of Ohio courts and in federal courts in Ohio and around the country. He is a frequent lecturer on various legal topics and his opinions are often solicited by the print and broadcast media. Mr. Zimmerman earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University, and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law.