Richard A. Millisor: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Richard A. Millisor

Phone(440) 838-8800

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Class and Collective Action
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
University University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, M.A., with honors, 1987
Law SchoolUniversity of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, CO, J.D., 1990
Admitted1990, New Mexico; 1992, Colorado; 1994, Ohio


President of Board, Great Trail Council (Boy Scouts of America)
Board Member, Akron General Partners, Akron General Health Systems

Professional Activities

Rich is a member of the State Bars of Ohio, Colorado, and New Mexico and the American Bar Association and is serving as a founding Master of the Labor and Employment Chapter of the Inns of Court.


Rich Millisor is a partner in the Cleveland office.

He has extensive experience representing employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, wage and hour and unfair labor practice litigation.

He has argued multiple employment cases to the Supreme Court of Ohio and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Rich also has an active traditional labor practice, where he represents employers in resolving grievances, prosecuting arbitrations and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

He also devotes a substantial portion of his practice counseling clients to avoid employment and labor disputes and has developed substantial experience litigating collective and hybrid class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws.

Rich frequently speaks before attorneys and management groups on labor and employment law. Rich is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, since 2007.

He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and Ohio Super Lawyers since 2005.


Eighty-Four Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015

Forty-Four Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Chambers USA 2015
May 19, 2015

Three Fisher & Phillips Cleveland Attorneys Listed in 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers
December 2, 2014

Three Fisher & Phillips Cleveland Attorneys Listed in 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers
December 16, 2011

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Best Lawyers in America
Ohio Super Lawyers


2015 ACC Annual Meeting
October 18, 2015

Litigation Tactics in Complex Wage & Hour Cases: A Perspective from the Defendants and Plaintiffs Bar - Columbus, OH
October 11, 2012


President of Board, Great Trail Council (Boy Scouts of America)
Board Member, Akron General Partners, Akron General Health Systems (Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, Ohio State Bar Association)


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Richard A. Millisor

9150 South Hills Boulevard
ClevelandOH 44147


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