Jeff is a member in the labor and employment department of the law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC in Columbus, Ohio. His practice is concentrated on the representation of employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination and wrongful discharge matters, wage and hour matters, trade secret and covenant not to compete matters, collective bargaining agreement negotiations and arbitrations as well as the advice practice for companies who endeavor to comply with a wide variety of labor and employment statutes and regulations encountered in today’s workplace environment. Jeff is a periodic speaker before legal groups, as well as various personnel and labor relations associations.
Jeff has represented a wide range of employers, including several healthcare institutions and providers, numerous manufacturing entities and employers in the restaurant and service industry.
Jeff has received favorable decisions on numerous dispositive motions in employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, trade secret/covenant not to compete, and employment intentional tort cases. He has successfully tried several employment discrimination, trade secret/covenant not to compete, and employment intentional tort cases on behalf of employers.
He has successfully represented employers before the National Labor Relations Board, and state and federal administrative agencies that investigate employment discrimination, FMLA, and wage and hour issues. He has also represented employers in more than 30 arbitrations pursuant to collective bargaining agreements.
Jeff routinely provides advice to employers in areas of FMLA, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour, employee investigation, and other areas.