Mr. Greenberg advises and represents employers in all facets of traditional labor law, including union contract negotiations, organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, labor arbitrations, and the purchase, sale, and lawful restructuring and redeployment of unionized operations. He also drafts, litigates and advises clients about post-separation restrictive covenants, including non-compete, non-solicitation and confidential information provisions.
In addition, Mr. Greenberg defends employers in federal and state court and before administrative agencies in cases involving claims of wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, failure to accommodate and other alleged violations of employment laws and regulations. He also counsels managers and human resource professionals on reducing the risks and costs of employment claims.
Recent Litigation Experience
•Jury verdict for publishing industry employer in age discrimination case, state court, Ohio
•Defense verdict for food industry-related employer and new hire in non-compete/interference with contract lawsuit brought by employee’s former employer, state court, Ohio
•Summary judgment for nursing home employer in race discrimination/workers compensation retaliation case, state court, Ohio
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Board of Governors Executive Committee
•Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, President
•Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, Board Member, 2016-2018
•Ohio Employment Law Letter (M. Lee Smith Publishers, 1990-2005) [Editor]
Speeches and Presentations
•“Investigating Claims of Harassment, Discrimination and Other Unlawful Activity,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, September 2016 (panelist)
•“Non-Compete and Severance Agreements,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, August 2015) (presenter)
•“Religious Freedom: Restored?” Univ. of Cincinnati History Class (Cincinnati, OH, March 2015) (guest lecturer)
•“Employee Evaluations/Performance Management,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, January 2014) (presenter)
•“Is Adverse Impact Doctrine Constitutional?” Ohio Management Lawyers Association (Columbus, OH, November 2013) (presenter)
• History of 14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause,” Univ. of Cincinnati History Class (Cincinnati, OH, December 2012) (guest lecturer)
• Group Preferences in Contracting, Employment and Admissions to Educational Institutions,” Ohio Management Lawyers Association (Columbus, OH, November 2005) (presenter)
•“Labor Negotiations: Legal Rules & Strategy, Ohio Head Start Association (Cincinnati, OH, December 2003) (presenter)
In the News
April 25, 2019
Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition
WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S....
August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...
May 3, 2018
Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm...
January 17, 2017
Kentucky Passes Right-to-Work Law: FAQs on What This Means to Kentucky Employers and Their Employees
Kentucky has passed House Bill 1, the Kentucky Right to Work Act, making Kentucky the 27th state to adopt right-to-work legislation. The January 7, 2017, passage of the Kentucky Right to Work Act provoked a passionate debate between the business and union community (video of the Governor Matt Bevin’s testimony is available here)....
Professional Associations and Activities
•Cincinnati Bar Association
•Ohio Management Lawyers Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
•The Federalist Society
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