Michael W. Sandner


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 & Recognitions

Ohio Super Lawyers, 2018

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


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 as well as important business relationships.  He strives to provide efficient and effective legal advice that protects his clients 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, arbitration, through to litigation, and appeal.  He has had significant success handling a wide range of 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.

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    Mike Sandner named Super Lawyer

    We are pleased to announce that Michael W. Sandner has been selected as a 2019 Ohio Super Lawyer, as published in Ohio Super Lawyers magazine.    The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research...

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    Ohio’s Data Protection Act- What Businesses Need to Know

    In November, 2018 Ohio’s Data Protection Act went into effect with the goal of incentivizing businesses that access, maintain, or process “Personal Information” to update their cyber security programs.  The “carrot” if you will, comes in the form of immunity for any tort claims brought...

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    Contracts: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

    The title of this article, a quote from the Robert Frost poem “Mending Wall” is one I have used frequently in my practice when trying to encourage clients to memorialize agreements in writing.  Nonetheless, there are always instances where clients take the position of the...

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Community Activities

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

Springboro Rotary, past president

Member, National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI)

Dayton Art Institute Associate Board, Chair of 2013 Art Ball

Board Member, Dayton Homebuilders Association

Executive Boards member, Warren County SBDC

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