Ana M. Zgela

Ana M. Zgela






Cleveland - Main Office:

1100 Superior Ave., Suite 1850
Cleveland, OH 44114


Ana M. Zgela is an Arbitration Attorney at Rathbone Group. She has worked as a subrogation attorney since graduating law school.

Ana received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA in 1997 where she majored in Environmental Studies and minored in Political Science. Ana received departmental honors, the National Deans List Award, and the Four-Year Alden Scholar Award. While in College Ana interned at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Washington DC. She was also a legal intern for the Northwest Regional Council for the Department of Environmental Protection in Meadville, PA.

Ana attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law from 1998-2001. In 2000 she was selected as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Patricia Hemann. In the summer after her second year of law school, Ana was hired as a law clerk for Javitch, Block, Eisen & Rathbone. She completed her J.D. at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2001 and was admitted to the Ohio State Bar later that same year.

After law school, Ana was hired as a subrogation attorney at Javitch, Block & Rathbone. Ana has spent her entire legal career handling subrogation claims. The first half of her legal career she spent as a subrogation litigator actively involved in all aspects of civil litigation including, but not limited to, first chair trial experience, arbitration, mediation, and taking and defending depositions. The second half of her legal career has been devoted to the arbitration practice. Ana is the lead Arbitration Attorney at Rathbone Group. She has represented insurance carriers in the recovery of their auto, property, and bodily injury claims in Arbitration Forums. She is also responsible for fielding arbitration issues that arise internally or on files forwarded to its nationwide network of local counsel.

In her free time Ana enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband and extended family.


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