Karen T. Dunlevey

Karen T. Dunlevey: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Biography

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.

Blog Posts

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

In the News

August 15, 2017

Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...
August 15, 2016

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...
August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

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...

(Also at Cincinnati Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Professional Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(937) 306-6304  Phone
513-898-0051  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.S., magna cum laude, 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 1996
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
1996, Ohio - S.D. Ohio; 1996, Ohio; 2015, Ohio - N.D. Ohio; 2002, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

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

Birth Information:
1970
ISLN:
912665137

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (18)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.8/5.0
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    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
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    4.8/5.0
  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a General Counsel on 04/17/13 in Employer Liability on 04/17/13

    Karen is one of the best if not the best employment law litigator in the area.

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    Karen is one of the best if not the best employment law litigator in the area.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 04/25/13 in Employment Litigation on 04/25/13

    Karen is an excellent lawyer.

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    Karen is an excellent lawyer.

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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Chief Legal Officer on 04/30/13 in Employment Law on 04/30/13

    Karen is an excellent attorney, and is well respected in her fields of practice. Because she both defends and prosecutes employment law matters, she has developed signif...

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    Karen is an excellent attorney, and is well respected in her fields of practice. Because she both defends and prosecutes employment law matters, she has developed significant credibility when advancing her client's positions.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/25/13 in Litigation on 04/25/13

    I have known Karen professionally for a decade or more. She's an excellent lawyer in every respect.

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    I have known Karen professionally for a decade or more. She's an excellent lawyer in every respect.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/18/13 in Employment Law on 04/18/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/17/13 in Labor Law on 04/17/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/17/13 in Labor and Employment on 04/17/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 04/17/13 in Insurance Litigation on 04/17/13

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/17/13 in Civil Litigation on 04/17/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Karen T. Dunlevey

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/17/13 in Employment Litigation on 04/17/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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