Michael J. Class


Michael is an associate with Black McCuskey and focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, labor & employment, and business law. 

While attending The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Michael worked as a Civil Division Clerk for the Columbus City Attorney, Zach Klein. In addition, he was the Staff Editor for the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and was a Moot Court competition participant that qualified for the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Championship. During law school, Michael volunteered his time as a mock trial coach for The Ohio State University undergraduate team. Upon graduation, Michael was named a member of The Order of the Barristers for demonstrating exceptional skill in trial advocacy. Michael was a summer associate at Black McCuskey in 2019.

Prior to law school, Michael graduated magna cum laude and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Psychology from The Ohio State University where he also minored in Economics. He was a Captain and Vice President of the mock trial team and received the All-American Award. During this time, he was a Policy Page for the Ohio House of Representatives.

A Stark County native, Michael resides in Massillon and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Stark County Bar Association. He serves as a consultant for The Ohio State University mock trial team.


Ohio Bar, 2020

J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2020
B.A., Political Science and Psychology, Minor in Economics,

The Ohio State University, magna cum laude, 2017

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