Margolius, Margolius & Associates, LPA, is a Cleveland-based law firm dedicated to advocacy on behalf of employees and the injured. Practice exists on a regional and national basis.

The firm concentrates on representing individuals with employment disputes, Social Security disability, Long Term disability, PERS/SERS. personal injury, and fair housing cases. It is one of the largest and most highly respected employee oriented law firms in Ohio, yet the firm is also well known for its personal attention and the aggressive advocacy provided to its clientèle. Specific legal representation includes all forms of employment disputes (discrimination, overtime, age, sex, race, whistleblower), Long Term Disability, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security (SSD and SSI claims), wrongful discharge, employment and housing discrimination, auto accident claims, and personal injury.

The firm regularly takes cases throughout Ohio, including Cleveland, Columbus, Akron, Mansfield, Canton, Youngstown, and other localities. Representation has also occurred for clients in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Michigan, and Utah.

The firm distinguishes itself by its highly successful track record, wherein results speak much louder than words. Marcia Margolius is nationally renowned as a Social Security expert and Andrew Margolius is noted for his leadership in the courtroom and precedent setting cases in employment and housing law. Individual attention to our clients’ particular issues is the hallmark of the law firm but the team approach, with experienced lead counsel, the benefits of a complete law firm staff, and well trained attorneys distinguish the firm’s representation. State of the art research and presentation tools are utilized to maximize the chances of attaining a favorable decision.

Through dedication to strong, detailed, and focused advocacy, the firm has earned the respect of courts, judges, clients, and peers. This steadfast commitment has resulted in the success and growth of the firm. Efforts are also made to clearly and frequently communicate with clients and to appreciate their particular legal issues. By obtaining a thorough understanding of the unique issues applicable to each client’s case, the ability to obtain the right evidence is greatly enhanced. Our advocacy is not just premised on thorough preparation and trial technique, but also in partnering with the client to achieve his or her particular goals in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Although often neglected by other firms, care is taken to utilize modern technology in presenting the individual issues at hand. Time maps are often presented to ensure that the trier of fact has the ability to quickly grasp the chronology of the case. By taking advantage of our wealth of experience and resources, the dedicated team approach gets results in the most efficient manner possible.

To be clear, our clients are viewed as an integral part of the team. Whether it is disability, gender, housing, or other rights, great care is taken to ensure that all rights are secured, preserved, and ultimately, maximized – concurrent with aggressive respectful advocacy on behalf of our clientèle. We have the experience to state we have successfully represented thousands of people – one client at a time. Our attorneys possess extensive experience in matters ranging from disability to wrongful discharge, and our years of uninterrupted success are a testament to our desire to represent each client as if he or she was our only client.

The firm also takes pride in our Midwest, Ohio, and Cleveland heritages, in our diversity, and in our zealousness in aggressively fighting for the rights of our clientèle.

The dedication, individual attention, and team approach has produced a winning formula for thousands of clients and has made Margolius, Margolius and Associates a leading law firm for employees and the disabled.

The firm represents clients in state and federal court and at the administrative agency level. Our Cleveland offices are located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, directly adjacent to state and federal courts. We also meet clients in Pittsburgh, Columbus, and throughout the region. Our phone number is 216.621.2034 or 800.234.7792.




We are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We encourage clients to make appointments to see us during these hours. Several days a week, appointments can be made from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. We are also open some Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Our Fees

Social Security, Workers’ Compensation, auto accident, and personal injury cases are generally handled on a contingency basis.

Fees for employment and other cases are usually discussed and carefully explained at the initial interview. In some cases, an analysis of the case is made after the initial meeting, at which time the fee arrangement is discussed and finalized.


We are frequently asked to speak on Social Security and Workers’ Compensation locally, statewide, and nationally. If you would like us to speak to your club, community organization, or religious group, please call to schedule a date.