Richard T. Reminger (ADL ‘53), recipient of the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence and a respected lawyer and artist, is the founder and retired chief executive officer of Reminger Co., L.P.A. Founded in 1958, the law firm is headquartered in Cleveland and has 14 offices throughout Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Reminger Co., L.P.A. initially focused on the defense of civil matters involving the motor carrier industry, and now includes the defense of civil matters in multiple fields, including professional and medical malpractice. By the 1980s, Reminger Co., L.P.A. became the preeminent transportation and medical malpractice firm in Ohio and was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 transportation law firms in the nation. When, in the 1970s, traditional insurance companies were reluctant to continue insuring physicians and hospitals, Reminger founded the Cardinal Casualty Company, which still exists today. He was honored with the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Alumnus of the Year Award in 1989.
Additionally, Reminger is an award-winning artist, focusing on landscape and seascape art, along with commissioned portraits. His oil paintings have been invited and juried into over 135 exhibitions in Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, California, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, Connecticut and New York City, as well as Bermuda. In Europe, his work has shown in galleries in Dublin, Ireland, and Truchtlaching (Bavaria), Germany. In 1999, he became the first North American painter to appear in the gallery at Siemens global headquarters in Munich, Germany, an environmentally friendly and inspiring work environment that is also accessible to the public. He is an elected member of the Oil Painters of America and the Salmagundi Club of New York City and a signature member of the International Society of Marine Painters.