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Brennan, Manna & Diamond
Practice Areas

Employment / Labor Law

Brennan, Manna & Diamond’s labor and employment attorneys work closely with clients to prevent liability and litigation by providing practical, preventative counseling on labor and employment issues. When litigation does arise, Brennan, Manna & Diamond provides clients with a vigorous, thorough defense aimed at achieving a positive, cost-effective result.

Advising and Counseling
Brennan, Manna & Diamond advises employers in day-to-day personnel practices and employee relations, including discrimination and harassment issues; union matters; layoffs and facility closures; disability and religious accommodation issues; interpreting and applying employment policies and legal requirements for specific personnel decisions; conducting and supervising internal investigations; counseling on appropriate actions to minimize the risk of liability; coordinating workers’ compensation issues with state and federal disability laws; negotiating and preparing employee handbooks and employment contracts; and separation, non-disclosure, trade secret, non-solicitation and non-compete employment agreements.

Employment Litigation
Brennan, Manna & Diamond defends employers in wrongful-discharge, harassment, discrimination, contract, tort and other employment-related claims, in federal and state trial and appellate courts. We also represent clients in actions regarding the enforcement and enforceability of non-disclosure, trade-secret, non-solicitation and non-compete agreements.

Labor-Management Relations
Brennan, Manna & Diamond represents employers in unfair-labor-practice proceedings and representation hearings. We also work with employers on union issues, the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, contract administration and arbitrations.

Employment Discrimination
Brennan, Manna & Diamond assists our clients in developing policies and practices to prevent employment discrimination and harassment and in strengthening our clients’ defenses against employment-discrimination and harassment claims.

Workers’ Compensation
Brennan, Manna & Diamond represents employers who are insured through private carriers, the Ohio State Fund, as well as those who are self-insured under the workers’ compensation laws. Our attorneys work in connection with claims, hearings and appeals and jury trials resulting from work-related injuries and occupational diseases.

Wage-and-Hour Matters
Brennan, Manna & Diamond provides day-to-day advice, policy reviews and other services related to wage-and-hour issues. We also defend claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal and state wage-and-hour laws and regulations.

Unemployment Benefits
Brennan, Manna & Diamond’s experienced attorneys also represent employers in planning personnel actions to minimize unemployment taxes and assessments and in defending claims for benefits in administrative proceedings and court appeals.

Brennan, Manna & Diamond counsels employers about preventative practices and contesting safety citations and penalties. Brennan, Manna & Diamond also represents businesses in administrative and judicial proceedings.


Practicing Attorneys
Elizabeth Shively Boatwright
John N. Childs
Donald W. Davis, Jr.
Donna M. Flammang
Adam D. Fuller
Matthew T. Jackson
Darren C. Jones
Joshua R. La Bouef
Bryan Meek
Jeffrey C. Miller
Martin J. Pangrace
Chad Rothschild
Daniel J. Rudary
David M. Scott
Jeana M. Singleton
Amanda L. Waesch
Cody L. Westmoreland
Erin R. Whitmore

Disclaimer | Brennan, Manna & Diamond practices in the following jurisdictions: Florida and Ohio.