John Gerak - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

John Gerak

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 216-241-6100

John Gerak routinely advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship.  John has developed a reputation as a true business partner, assisting employers to avoid litigation through highly focused custom training, human resource policy and process improvement and legal compliance.  In the event litigation cannot be avoided, John has extensive experience litigation sing-plaintiff employment cases as well as class action discrimination and wage and hour cases. 

Penn State University ParkBS 1992Fontbonne UniversityMBA 1998University of PittsburghJ.D. 2002
Employment Law American Inn of CourtFederal Bar AssociationOhio State Bar AssociationCleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Case History

  • John has handled a broad range of litigation matters for a diverse group of clients, including hospitals, restaurants, manufacturers, nursing homes, industrial distributors, financial institutions and transportation and logistics companies.  John has defended these and other employers on claims arising under various labor and employment laws before administrative bodies and in federal and state courts throughout the country. 
Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Office Location

Key Tower, Suite 4100
127 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male