Firm News/Awards

Philip Fulton and David Barnhart named to Ohio Super Lawyers List again for 2017 Philip Fulton and David Barnhart named to Ohio Super Lawyers List again for 2017

The attorneys at Philip J. Fulton Law Office have been consistently recognized throughout the years for their contributions to the legal profession and the community of Columbus and central Ohio. Members of the firm have been named to Ohio Super Lawyers as well as Best Lawyers in America, and Philip J. Fulton Law Office has been rated as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News from 2010 to the present.

Philip J. Fulton

  • 35-plus years of legal experience
  • Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 to present
  • Super Lawyers, Top 100 in Ohio, 2005
  • Super Lawyers, Top 50 in Columbus, 2004
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America, 1995 to present
  • Named Lawyer of the Year, Workers' Compensation Law, Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • Author, Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1991, 1998, 2008, 2011
  • Former workers' compensation law professor, Capital University Law School
  • Adjunct Professor of the Year, 2012
  • Recipient of the President's Award, Ohio State Chiropractic Association, 2001
  • One of the principal negotiators on behalf of injured workers for the past 15-plus years
  • Advises Ohio policymakers (at the Bureau of Workers' Compensation as well as elected officials) on the workers' compensation system
  • Participates in appeals before the Ohio Supreme Court as a friend of the court on behalf of Ohio's injured workers
  • Active blogger and commentator on Ohio's workers' compensation system
  • Aggressive activist — Actively engages and debates those who would cut benefits to Ohio's injured workers and increase costs to Ohio's employers
  • Teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to other attorneys
  • Inducted into the Ohio Association for Justice Hall of Fame

David B. Barnhart

  • 35-plus years of legal experience
  • Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 to present
  • Super Lawyers, Top 50 in Columbus, 2012
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America, 1995 to present
  • Named Lawyer of the Year, Workers' Compensation Law, Best Lawyers in America, 2011 and 2013
  • Ohio certified specialist, workers' compensation, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to other attorneys
  • Respected mediator sought by both employers and labor
  • Inducted into the Ohio Association for Justice Hall of Fame

Michael P. Dusseau

  • Named a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers, 2012-2016
  • Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to other attorneys