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December 4 - Youngstown
ANDREW J. CLEVES is an attorney with Frantz Ward LLP where he practices employment law and labor relations. He advises and represents employers in a broad range of matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breaches of non-competition and other types of employment agreements. Mr. Cleves is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Mr. Cleves earned his B.A. degree from Xavier University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law.
JEREMY D. IOSUE, a partner and one of the founding members of Harvey Abens Iosue Co., LPA, has extensive experience in the areas of labor relations and employment law. In particular, Mr. Iosue has worked as the lead labor negotiator for public sector clients for ten years. He did the same for three years in the health care industry at a major Cleveland hospital system where he was an HR director. Mr. Iosue oversaw the operations of the department, created and maintained compensation and benefits plans, facilitated positive employment and labor relations, created and disseminated human resource policies, and ensured legal compliance with all federal, state and administrative laws and regulations. He is licensed to practice in Ohio, and he is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Iosue earned his B.B.A. degree from Cleveland State University and his J.D. degree, with a concentration in labor and employment law, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
MICHAEL P. KARST is an attorney with Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone Co. L.P.A. where he devotes his entire practice to civil litigation. Mr. Karst helps employees and individuals resolve their wrongful termination and personal injury cases. He investigates and litigates cases involving discrimination, harassment, negligence, and intentional misconduct. Mr. Karst routinely fights on behalf of his clients against major insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, and their well-funded attorneys. He is licensed to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and both Federal District courts of Ohio. Mr. Karst is a member of the Akron Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice and Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys. He earned his B.A. degree from Butler University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law.
JACK E. MORAN is a principal at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA where he is a business litigator that devotes the majority of his practice to representing employees in litigation in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Mr. Moran is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland Employment Lawyers Inn of Court, and Ohio Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Moran earned his B.A. degree from Villanova University and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law.
CHRISTINA E. NIRO is an attorney with Frantz Ward LLP where she advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, from discrimination, retaliation and harassment, to cases involving contract disputes, restrictive covenants, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition. Ms. Niro also conducts EEO training to help employers understand, prevent and correct discrimination in the workplace. She is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio and Southern District of Ohio. Ms. Niro is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Denison University; her J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law; and had earned the OSHA 30 Outreach Training Program certification.
ANDREW J. WOLF is an attorney with Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP where he defends employers in various areas of labor and employment law. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Wolf is also a member of the Ohio State and Federal bar associations. He attended Case Western Reserve University and William & Mary Law School.
December 6 - Cleveland
DOUGLAS A. DiPALMA is a partner with the Cleveland law firm of Cavitch Familo & Durkin Co., LPA. Mr. DiPalma has been an attorney for more than 30 years and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law and civil litigation; with trial experience in actions for breach of contract, including employment, construction and insurance contracts, actions involving covenants not to compete, various business torts, and claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. He is a frequent speaker at seminars sponsored by professional and bar associations, as well as private firms. Mr. DiPalma was an adjunct professor at Kent State University from 1999 to 2009, where he taught courses on contract law and civil procedure litigation. He is the editor of Volume 8 of Ohio Transaction Guide, Matthew Bender & Co., and a contributor to the chapters on contracts, sales of goods, assignments and employment contracts. Mr. DiPalma is a member of the Ohio State and Federal bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University.
JONATHAN HYMAN is a partner at Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Hyman 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. He also 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. He is the author of 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. Mr. Hyman is an in-demand national speaker on myriad labor and employment issues. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of, and monthly columnist for, Workforce magazine; a member of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Employment Law Committee, and Cleveland Employment Law Inn of Court, and general counsel for the International RASopathies Foundation and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Mr. Hyman earned his B.A. degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Binghamton University and his J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
RYAN T. NEUMEYER is an attorney with McDonald Hopkins LLC, who has been certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in the practice of labor and employment law. Mr. Neumeyer focuses his practice on the representation of management in employment matters and provides proactive counsel to employers by advising employers regarding compliant wage and hour practices and developing complaint wage and hour plans, advising employers regarding employee leave under the ADA, FMLA and workers' compensation law, ensuring that terminations are compliant with existing law, and creating and revising functional employment policies and handbooks that decrease risk of litigation. He has effectively resolved many employment related disputes, including numerous FLSA collective actions, wrongful termination claims, and non-compete actions, among others. Mr. Neumeyer has been a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to employment law; and was named an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. His professional memberships include the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; and he is licensed both in Ohio and Illinois. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Neumeyer was an appellate attorney for the Office of the State Appellate Defender in Chicago, Illinois; and an extern for the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He earned his B.A. degree from Mount Union University and his J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
LATHA M. SRINIVASAN has been a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio for more than 18 years, and has worked in the areas of labor and employment law, business and civil litigation, EEO/HR counseling and compliance (including OFCCP compliance), corporate EEO issues, and workplace diversity and inclusion. Ms. Srinivasan was in private practice for 14 years and is currently in the HR compliance group at FirstEnergy Corp., a utility company with over 15,000 employees. Ms. Srinivasan has presented numerous seminar topics on the various federal and state employment laws; and has contributed articles for the bar journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and other publications in the areas of employment law, social media, and work life balance. She also regularly speaks on lactation laws in the workplace. Ms. Srinivasan is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), where she served as chair of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee from 2013-2014. She is also a member of the CMBA’s Labor & Employment Section, Women in Law Section, Lawyers Mental Health and Wellness Committee, and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, certified as an Edison Electric Institute employment testing manager/lead, and has earned an internal certification of reliability compliance champion at her company. She completed The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio's LeadDIVERSITY program in June 2013 and has experience in corporate diversity management. In 2012, Ms. Srinivasan founded a middle school mock trial team at Menlo Park Academy, a K-8 school for gifted students in the city of Cleveland, and continues to serve as the team’s lead volunteer attorney coach. Ms. Srinivasan earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester; and her J.D. degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was awarded the Paul J. Hergenroeder Award in trial tactics.