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James N. Rainone is an Associate Attorney with Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A., focusing his practice on workers’ compensation. Prior to joining our firm, Jim spent more than two years advocating for and litigating on behalf of Social Security Disability claimants at the administrative and Federal levels. Jim worked to obtain favorable rulings from the Social Security Administration to obtain disability benefits for hundreds of clients.
Jim left private practice to enter the corporate world in 2019 where he served as General Counsel for one of Cleveland’s elite natural gas and electric brokerages, assisting residential and commercial clients to obtain contractual and regulatory savings on their energy expenses.
While attending Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Jim served as Vice President of the Criminal Law Society and Submissions Editor for Cleveland-Marshall’s Journal of Law and Health. Jim also worked with Cleveland-Marshall’s Admissions Office to recruit new students and put on events for newly-admitted students to maximize their experience and involvement at Cleveland-Marshall.
Prior to law school, Jim attended the University of Mount Union, where he majored in Criminal Justice and Pre-Law, and was a member of Mount Union’s baseball and bowling teams.
A Mentor native, Jim now lives in Painesville. He enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, and is a competitive bowler and golfer.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2016
University of Mount Union, B.A., 2013
Supreme Court of Ohio, 2016
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2018
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Lake County Bar Association
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Association
Justinian Forum, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law