Thomas A. Dixon

Thomas A. Dixon


Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Recognized since 2013

Toledo, Ohio

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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“I counsel my clients on virtually every facet of their businesses because employment matters directly impact every aspect of an organization. Whether recruiting, hiring, compensating, training, evaluating, promoting, disciplining or terminating, each employee interaction poses compliance obligations and financial risks. It is my privilege to assist with the creation of an optimal human resource infrastructure and thereby minimize these risks.”

In addition to representing private and public employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, Thomas A. Dixon has a well-established reputation for audience-friendly coaching and training at every level of an organization including executives, HR teams, first-line supervisors and others. Training curriculums are tailored to the specific needs of the organization or team and can include: EEO/Diversity, Harassment, Codes of Conduct, Positive Employee Relations/Union Avoidance, Internal Investigations, Management Skills and a variety of other compliance and/or litigation avoidance topics. Mr. Dixon is a member of Eastman & Smith.

EXPERIENCE

His practice covers the range of employment issues, including:

  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Background Checks
  • Disability Accommodation & Leaves of Absence
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Employment Practice Audits & Investigations
  • Hiring, Performance Management & Termination
  • Policies & Procedures (Handbooks)
  • Retaliation & Whistleblowing
  • Temporary Staff & Contingent Workers
  • Training & Compliance
  • Unfair Competition, Confidentiality & Trade Secrets
  • Wage & Hour
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Safety

    He also provides advice on labor relations issues including: union organizational campaigns, union avoidance, negotiation and administration of labor contracts and grievances/labor arbitration.

    Mr. Dixon represents clients before courts and administrative agencies, including OSHA, NLRB, EEOC, OCRC and the Industrial Commission of Ohio.

Location
  • One Seagate, 27th Floor
    550 North Summit Street
    Toledo, OH 43604

Eastman & Smith Ltd.
Headquarters: Toledo, Ohio

23 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Employment Law - Individuals Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Employment Law - Management
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Toledo (2023)
  • Labor Law - Management, Toledo (2022)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Toledo (2020)
  • Employment Law - Individuals, Toledo (2019)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Toledo (2018)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Toledo (2017)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Toledo (2016)
  • Labor Law - Management, Toledo (2015)
  • Employment Law - Management, Toledo (2014)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Workers' Compensation Law

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