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Employment Law (Spring 2021)


In Employment Law class, you learn about  employer-employee relations in non-union settings.

Professor Thomas H. Barnard



Thomas H. Barnard

One of Ohio’s premiere labor and employment lawyers, Tom Barnard’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor and employment law, including complex employment litigation, class actions, jury trials, administrative hearings, collective bargaining and arbitrations.  He also has considerable experience representing government entities as well as private sector employers.  Before coming to Ogletree, Tom chaired the Labor and Employment Group for over ten years at his prior law firm.  Tom previously held significant governmental positions with the U.S. Department of Labor (1968 - 1971); Deputy Counsel for Litigation, Labor Management Laws, 1970 and Special Counsel to the Solicitor, 1971. He also is a frequent national speaker on labor and employment matters and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Professor Barnard's Library Liaison: Andrew Dorchak

   Andrew Dorchak

Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.