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Jack serves as general counsel for employers in the public and private sectors including school districts, municipalities, and townships. He focuses his practice with an emphasis on labor and employment matters, including collective bargaining negotiations, grievances and labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, employee discipline and termination, employment discrimination and harassment. As a former small business manager, Jack has a unique understanding of the operational issues his clients face and uses that experience to find creative and practical solutions to problems.

Jack handles complex and sensitive employment investigations, including sexual harassment under Title IX and race, sex, age, and disability discrimination and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Jack represents clients in employment litigation in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and the Ohio State Employment Relations Board. He also provides training and advises clients on compliance with these various discrimination laws.

In his school practice, Jack counsels boards of education and school administrators on policy issues and provides guidance in all areas of legal compliance associated with operating a school system. Jack helps his clients navigate ethics laws as well as public record and open meeting requirements. He represents school clients in student discipline and student privacy matters and advises schools on Constitutional matters, including First Amendment. Jack enjoys co-teaching a graduate level school law course at Miami University for future school administrators.

Other Info About Jack

Education

Law School

University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude
Editor-in-Chief, University of Dayton Law Review

Undergraduate School

Wittenberg University, B.A., Business Management, 2007

Clerkships

Jack served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Externship for the Honorable Judge Thomas M. Rose in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio.

Bar Memberships

Jack is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2014

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Dean’s Fellow, University of Dayton School of Law

CALI Award, Civil Trial Practice

CALI Award, Employment Law

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