Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is proud to announce that Andrew J. Natale received the Ohio Contractors Associations (OCA) Distinguished Service Award for his lifetime of service and leadership within the construction industry. The OCA serves Ohio’s heavy, highway and utility infrastructure and construction industries in Ohio.
In receiving the award, Natale stated: “This organization has been so inspiring to me and the construction industry as a whole is an amazing community. I am proud and humbled to receive this honor from so many of my friends and colleagues in the industry.”
Natale was recognized with this award - the OCA’s highest honor for associate members - during the Association’s Annual Winter Conference earlier this morning at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center in acknowledgement of his outstanding service within the construction industry and for the Association. Natale, who boasts one of the largest construction law practices in Ohio, is a valued and respected educator for all of the large construction industry professional associations. He has been recognized among the top tier of attorneys in Construction Law in Ohio by Chambers USA®, is consistently recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers®, is acknowledged as a leading lawyer and “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America®, and was listed among the “Top 50” 2018 Super Lawyers® for Cleveland. Natale is also recognized as AV Preeminent Peer-Reviewed by Martindale-Hubbell.
“We are here today to recognize Andy (Natale) for the job he has done for so many of us,” said Chris Runyan, President of the Ohio Contractors Association. “He is known for his tenacity, he wins because of his extensive knowledge and practice of law and he knows what he is talking about. The people with whom we usually find ourselves in dispute with know Andy’s reputation and respect him greatly for it, and I think that makes a big difference. He’s a trusted confidant for many of us, for our members and we are thankful we can place our trust in him and the success of our companies and many times the reputations of people and members of the people he’s defended.”
Hahn Loeser’s Construction Team is comprised of more than 20 dedicated professionals who have experience in every facet of construction law and represent contractors, design builders, developers, specialty contractors, vendors, surety companies across Ohio and throughout the United States.