Michael W. Sandner

Contract Litigation | Business Litigation | Construction Law | Insurance Law | Consumer Law

A shareholder with the firm and its President, Mike represents individuals and businesses with issues involving Consumer, Construction, Insurance, Contract, and Commercial disputes.

Mike understands how construction and commercial business disputes can jeopardize profits and important business relationships. He strives to provide efficient and effective legal advice that protects his client’s current and long-term interests while maintaining the business relationship necessary to benefit all parties involved. He has experience handling all aspects of disputes, from negotiation, mediation, and arbitration, to litigation and appeal. He has successfully handled various issues, including collections, leases, zoning, contracts, insurance coverage, tort construction, and property valuation matters.

In the area of insurance law, Mike has extensive experience in evaluating insurance policies and coverage issues to effectively leverage the role of insurance in dispute resolution. 


Administrative Assistant: Cheryl Isham


J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 1994, cum laude

B.A., Connecticut College, 1991

Bar Admissions

United States District Court Northern District for Ohio, 2004

United States Supreme Court, 1999

United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1998

United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1995

Ohio, 1994

Awards & Recognition

Ohio Super Lawyers, 2018 – present

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2006

Dayton Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award Winner 2005

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV Rating

Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Named Americas Top 100 Attorneys

Professional & Community Activities

Member, Trial Law Institute

Dayton Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association Counsel of Delegates, Rep of District 2

Ohio State Bar Association, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

University of Dayton School of Law Board of Alumni Trustee

Leadership Dayton Graduate (2003)

Dayton Society of Natural History Board Member (2003 – 2011)

Springboro Chamber of Commerce, past president (2008-2009, 2013-2014)

Springboro Rotary, past president (2012-2013)

Member, National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI)

Dayton Art Institute Associate Board (2009-2013), Chair of Art Ball (2013)

Board Member, Dayton Homebuilders Association (2015-2017)

Executive Boards Member, Warren County SBDC (2015-2017)

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