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Todd F. Palmer Partner

Todd represents and advises employers on all aspects of Labor & Employment law.  He routinely counsels clients on strategies to comply with the ever-expanding array of laws and regulations affecting the employer-employee relationship. Todd has successfully handled proceedings for his clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and other federal and state administrative agencies, and federal and state courts.

Todd provides counsel to publicly-traded and closely-held companies regarding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act, Equal Employment Opportunity laws, federal wage and hour laws, and other state and federal laws. He represents employers in labor contract negotiations, labor disputes and grievance arbitrations. Todd works closely with clients regarding employee discipline and discharge decisions and to develop employee handbooks and personnel policies, including drug testing, workplace harassment and disciplinary policies.

Todd also serves as counselor to Calfee’s management on the Firm’s employment matters.  In that role, Todd gains a unique perspective on the operational and business ramifications of advice on employment issues.

He is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section, along with the Ohio Management Lawyers’ Association.  He has served on the boards of local charities, a private club, and his church.  He has been listed as an Ohio Super Lawyer for Employment and Labor several times.

Todd joined Calfee in 1995 and became a partner in 2000.