Karen T. Dunlevey

Dayton,  OH  U.S.A.
Phone(937) 306-6304

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Health Care
  • Professional Services
University Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.S., magna cum laude, 1992
Law SchoolUniversity of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 1996
Admitted1996, Ohio and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Section
•Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee


Karen T. Dunlevey is a Principal in the Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice on employment litigation.

Ms. Dunlevey has successfully defended her clients in a wide variety of employment litigation matters including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, contract disputes, intentional torts, wage and hour disputes and enforcement of non-compete agreements. Ms. Dunlevey additionally advises her clients on litigation avoidance through the development and implementation of effective employment policies, procedures and contracts. She has been certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Labor and Employment Law since 2002.


Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report

Kentucky High Court Nixes Non-Compete Supported Only By Continued Employment
September 2, 2014

The Kentucky Supreme Court has held that continued employment alone is not valid consideration for non-compete agreements. In Charles T. Creech, Inc. v. Brown, 2014 Ky. LEXIS 233 (Ky. 2014), Donald E. Brown was employed by Charles T. Creech, Inc. for over 18 years before he was asked to sign a non-compete agreement in 2006.

By Karen T. Dunlevey

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August 17, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

May 8, 2013

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Opens 53rd Office in Dayton, OH

May 8, 2013

DAYTON, OH (May 8, 2013) -Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the opening of its 53rd office in Dayton, OH. Karen T. Dunlevey from Bieser, Greer & Landis has joined the office as Partner. Managing Partner of the firm's Cincinnati (Also at Cincinnati Office)


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Karen T. Dunlevey

70 Birch Alley, Suite 240 (Beavercreek)
DaytonOH 45440


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