Thomas J. Gibney - Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Thomas J. Gibney

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 419-247-1620

Thomas J. Gibney concentrates his practice in the areas of human resources management in the private and public sectors, employment litigation, private and public sector labor negotiations and contract application, workers' compensation, and federal and state safety regulation litigation.  He is a member of Eastman & Smith.

Mr. Gibney is a frequent lecturer on the Affordable Care Act, National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Occupational Safety and Health Act, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), civil rights legislation and workers' compensation laws. His administrative practice includes regularly appearing before the NLRB, OSHA, Industrial Commission of Ohio and various federal, state and local civil rights agencies. Mr. Gibney also regularly counsels employers on ways to prevent such litigation.


His practice covers the range of employment issues, including:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Disability Accommodation & Leaves of Absence
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Practice Audits & Investigations
  • ERISA and Benefit Litigation
  • Grievance & Arbitration Processing
  • Hiring, Performance Management & Termination
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Labor Relations
  • Litigation & Trials
  • Policies & Procedures (Handbooks)
  • Retaliation & Whistleblowing
  • Temporary Staff & Contingent Workers
  • Training & Compliance
  • Wage & Hour
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Data Privacy, Including HIPAA and GINA
  • Workplace Safety

Office Location

One Seagate, 24th Floor
550 North Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43604
United States

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