Patricia A. Shlonsky

Partner | Group Leader, Employee Benefits and Tax, Ulmer & Berne LLP

Contact Information
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Skylight Office Tower
1660 West 2nd Street, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-583-7012
Patty serves as Partner-In-Charge of Ulmer & Berne’s Cleveland office. In addition to guiding the office’s development, client service, business, and operations efforts, Patty serves as Group Leader of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Tax Practice Groups. With more than 30 years of experience, Patty’s practice focuses on assisting clients in the establishment qualification, and maintenance of all types of employee benefit plans. She advises clients regarding employee benefit compliance issues, benefits issues which arise in mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security issues under HIPAA, health benefits, executive compensation, and represents clients involved in governmental and private dispute resolution. Patty also has comprehensive experience handling all types of ERISA litigation. She has achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®, and is ranked as one of Ohio’s leading Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation lawyers by Chambers USA and is named to The Best Lawyers in America® in Employee Benefits Law. Patty is an avid reader and editor of a book review blog –

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