Columbus, Ohio Employment Lawyers
Columbus, OH Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Columbus, OH Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Mark represents students preschool through PhD in disciplinary and education issues, and represents school employees in school discipline, contract and separation issues, and for education licensure investigations conducted by the Ohio Department of Education.
Mark has written and spoken on a variety of education-related topics including FERPA, Student Codes...
Lead counsel in six-week jury trial for local development company, its principal, and condominium buyers in litigation against regional bank arising from bank’s breach of contract to provide construction financing for developer’s project to convert historic apartment building to condominiums. Obtained dismissal or jury verdict for plaintiffs on $6 million counterclaim brought by bank. Obtained jury verdict of approximately $14.0 million against bank on breach of contract and tortious interference claims brought by developer and additional verdicts totaling $5.6 million for condominium buyers. The net result was a $25 million judgment for clients.
Lead trial counsel in four-week trial advancing...
Columbus, OH Employment Law Lawyer
Andrew’s practice also includes employment and labor law and employment litigation. He advises businesses on employment compliance, including wage and hour laws, employee and contractor classification, and Title VII and antidiscrimination laws. When employment issues do arise, Andrew has experience representing businesses in court and before various administrative agencies, including the Department of Labor and the...
Enter Private Practice - 1985
The Ohio State University School of Law - 1985
The Ohio State University (Business Finance)
Bishop Watterson High School
Born in Columbus Ohio
BAR ADMISSIONS -
Ohio State Bar Association (certified specialist in workers compensation law)
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Before coming to Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP, Mr. Banvard had a long career in newspaper journalism as a reporter, writer, and editor. Most recently, he was an editorial writer for The Columbus Dispatch. He previously held positions as assistant city editor of the Roanoke (Va.) Times & World-News and reporter with The Sacramento Union.
Mr. Banvard attended Capital University Law School, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was...
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Problems in the workplace?
Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.
This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.
Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.
Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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