Vincent J. Tersigni is a Shareholder in the Cleveland, Ohio office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Tersigni focuses exclusively on representing employers in both the public and private sectors in labor and employment law matters, including: employment discrimination, non-competition litigation, wage and hour, unemployment compensation, civil rights, union negotiations, arbitrations, union elections, State Employment Relations Board (SERB), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) matters.
A significant part of Mr. Tersigni's practice involves advising employers regarding compliance with state and federal employment laws, preventing labor-related disputes, whistleblower claims, and implementing effective personnel policies. He also defends employers in employment litigation before state and federal agencies.
Mr. Tersigni is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in labor and employment law. He has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in labor and employment law in Northeast Ohio by Inside Business magazine every year since 2002. He has also been selected for inclusion in the current edition of Ohio Super Lawyers. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Tersigni is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law topics for state and local bar associations, human resource organizations, and chambers of commerce. He has spoken on topics such the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, drug testing, sexual harassment, employment at-will, wage and hour, union avoidance, personnel policies, among others.
Mr. Tersigni has authored articles on labor and employment law issues which have appeared in multiple publications, including the Akron Beacon Journal, Smart Business, Midwest In-House, Business First, Crain's Cleveland Business, and The Examiner Magazine.
Mr. Tersigni is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Committee) and the Akron Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the U.S. Court of the Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Outside of his law practice, Mr. Tersigni has been active in various community organizations, including Alzheimer's Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter; Urban Vision, Inc.; Mobile Meals; Family Services/Greenleaf Family Center; and Rockynol Retirement Community.
Mr. Tersigni earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1988, and his B.A. from Miami University in 1985.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Selected for inclusion in the current edition of Ohio Super Lawyers
•Ranked as a '2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Health Care' by American Lawyer Media