Margaret O’Bryon is bringing 15 years of experience developing an expertise in workers’ compensation to McDonald Hopkins LLC, joining the firm as counsel in the Cleveland office.
“Margaret also brings 25 years of public law and private sector experience to our firm,” said James Giszczak, chair of McDonald Hopkins’ Litigation Department and a member on the firm’s board of directors and executive committee. “Margaret will serve as counsel in the Litigation Department. She represents self-insured and state-funded clients in the health care, manufacturing, construction and educational industries in matters from the administrative level at the Ohio Industrial Commission through the courts up to the Supreme Court of Ohio.”
O’Bryon comes to McDonald Hopkins from Walter Haverfield in Cleveland. She is currently the law director for the Village of Kipton and a prosecutor for the city of Vermillion. She has also served as prosecutor in the Erie County Prosecutor’s Office and in the cities Lorain, Elyria, and Amherst, and the village of Wellington.
After receiving a bachelor of Liberal Studies from Bowling Green State University, O’Bryon earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She was an adjunct criminal law professor for four years at Lorain County Community College.
O’Bryon is a member of the Lorain County Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, Leadership Lorain County and 100+ Women of Lorain County.