Practice Area:

Employment Law

Our firm’s established labor and employment law practice effectively addresses our business clients ever growing needs.

We are equipped to handle any and all employment litigation matters, including, discrimination claims, harassment (including effective prevention, proper method of investigation and defense), emotional distress, defamation, negligent hiring, training and supervision claims, issues surrounding the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), American’s With Disabilities Act (“ADA”); organized labor related issues, trade secrets, noncompetition covenants, wrongful termination claims and workers’ compensation claims. In addition, we assist in writing employee handbooks, supervisor manuals, drug and alcohol policies, sexual harassment policies, personnel policies, non-compete agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

We regularly advise both public and private sector clients and litigate matters involving federal and state constitutional and statutory claims in a variety of forums including federal, state and administrative, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC), State of Ohio Personnel Board of Review (PBR), Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES) and civil service appeals.

Our workers’ compensation attorneys advise our clients with respect to the prevention of claims, initial claim investigation, and we follow through with the administrative process with the appropriate administrative entity or court. Our attorneys handle a variety of injury and occupational disease claims, including asbestosis, chemical injuries, repetitive motion injuries, and basic lifting and slip and fall injuries. Our expertise also includes defending alleged violations of specific safety requirements (VSSR) in the workplace.

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Phone 614-228-5511

Fax 614-229-4559

Address 500 South Front Street Suite 1200 Columbus, Ohio 43215

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