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Jonathan T. Hyman

Partner

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Experience

  • Serves as outside labor and employment counsel for businesses including the drafting of employment policies and agreements, auditing human resources practices, advising on day-to-day employment issues such as employee discipline and terminations, monitoring labor relations and implementing union avoidance strategies, conducting workplace investigations, and ensuring compliance with labor and employment laws
  • Represents businesses in employment and labor disputes with successes which include defeating of certification of a wage-and-hour class action, obtaining summary judgment for national corporations in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits, obtaining a jury verdict in a theft of trade secrets case, and decertifying a labor union
  • Author of the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog (www.ohioemployerlawblog.com), recognized by the ABA Journal as one of the top 100 legal blogs for the last six years, and a 2015 inductee into the ABA’s Blawg Hall of Fame
  • Author of two books — The Employer Bill of Rights: A Manager’s Guide to Workplace Law (Apress 2012) and Think Before You Click: Strategies for Managing Social Media in the Workplace (Thompson 2011)
  • In-demand national speaker on myriad labor and employment issues, including social media, workplace technology and privacy, harassment, the ADA, the FMLA, wage and hour law, and the National Labor Relations Act

Background

  • Has spent his entire career practicing management-side labor and employment law at both boutique and general practice law firms where he developed expertise in all areas of labor and employment law in addition to significant trial experience
  • 2016 Ohio Super Lawyer; consistently named a “Rising Star” (Ohio Super Lawyer)
  • Recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal  for his legal blog which has been named to their Top 100 Legal Blogs list for the past five years