William "Bill" J. Wahoff

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Bill Wahoff's primary focus is health and safety law, including OSHA on a national basis, worker's compensation, Ohio VSSR, and intentional tort litigation defense. He has vigorously represented employers at several thousand administrative hearings, in numerous court cases, including jury trials, and mandamus actions. He also has significant experince representing employers in federal and state court employment litigationand in labor negotiations. He has handled ADA, FMLA, and race, gender-based, Title VII discrimination cases and has bargained with the UAW, Steelworkers, Glass Molders and Potterers, OEA and OAPSE. He is liaison to the American Bar Association Section on Labor and Employment Law, for its Occupational Safety & Health Committee. He was chosen by the Chief Judge to present to the Federal Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission (OSHRC) Judicial Conference in both 2008 and 2010.

An Ohio State Bar Association Board-Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, he is also an OSHA Authorized 10 & 30 Hour General Industry Trainer.

(Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law, Ohio State Bar Association)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • OSHA
  • Occupational Safety and Health - Employers
  • Labor and Employment - Employers
  • Workers' Compensation - Employers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
614-826-6944  Phone
(614) 456-1654  Phone
(614) 221-0952  Fax
University Attended:
Miami University, A.B., with honors, 1978
Law School Attended:
The Ohio State University, J.D., with honors, 1982
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1982, Ohio
Cincinnati (Member, Workers' Compensation Committee), Columbus (Member, Workers' Compensation Committee), Ohio State (Member: Workers' Compensation, Labor and Employment Law Committee) and American (Member, Sections on: Employment and Labor Law; Litigation) Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Ashland, Kentucky, 1956
( Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law, Ohio State Bar Association )

Peer Reviews

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Columbus, Ohio

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