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Emily Lewis

Attorney at Law

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Ohio

  • Ohio Federal District Courts

  • All Ohio Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • J.D. - Detroit College of Law, 1984

    • Cum Laude

  • B.A. - Grand Valley State University, 1977

    • With Honors


Successful representation of hundreds of clients in labor and employment law matters. Significant litigation, administrative law, and appellate experience. I also work as a neutral labor arbitrator and administrative hearing officer.

Board & Committee Memberships

  • Former Chair: Columbus Bar Labor Law Committee

  • Former Pres/Officer: Women Lawyers of Franklin County

  • Board member of Dublin Leadership

Continuing Education

Annually, I attend a three-day national employment lawyers conference and a one-day Ohio employment lawyers seminar. I have been a delegate on People to People Ambassador and other employment lawyers delegations to China (2004), South Africa (2006), and Cuba (2010).

Significant Cases

  • Worrell v. Multipress, 1989 Supreme Court case recognizing the right to front-pay in a wrongful discharge matter

  • Johnson v. Kroger, Sixth Circuit case on evidence in race discrimination cases

  • Hoover v. Circleville, Sixth Circuit case on evidence in a public employee free speech case

  • Cearley v. COTA class action wage and hour case on overtime exemption classifications

  • Griffin v Finkbeiner, Sixth Circuit case on admission of evidence on comparable employees and evidence in race discrimination cases

    Client Distinction AwardWho's who top attorneys of North AmericaLawyers of Distinction

    Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2021