Patricia Fleming Krewson is a Shareholder in the Cleveland, Ohio office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Krewson has substantial multifaceted litigation experience defending corporations and individual defendants against a broad range of employment law matters, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment and other employee claims. She has defended and counseled public and private sector employers of all sizes in cases arising under state and federal laws, including Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, and the FMLA. Ms. Krewson routinely works with clients responding to EEO claims before the EEOC (in multiple states), the OCRC, and state Department of Labor offices; she can proudly say she has never worked on a matter receiving a “cause” determination. She also represents clients enforcing or defending claims involving non-competition agreements and protection of confidential, proprietary business.
In addition to her extensive litigation experience, Ms. Krewson enjoys the many opportunities she has had to work directly with clients on preventive measures, including drafting employee handbooks, conducting training sessions, as well as providing practical advice and counsel on the implementation of company personnel policies and procedures. Ms. Krewson is a frequent speaker on employment law topics, regularly speaking at both local and national seminars and webinars.
Since 2009, Ms. Krewson has been continuously designated as a “Rising Star” by Cincinnati Magazine. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, including its Women in Law and Labor and Employment Law Sections. She is also a member of DRI and its Women in the Law and Employment and Labor Law groups. Ms. Krewson is an alumna of the 2010 YWCA of Greater Cleveland Women’s Leadership Boot Camp program and YWCA’s Leadership Initiative Mentoring Circles. Ms. Krewson is a member of WIN Cleveland. For the past few years, Ms. Krewson has been the local Jackson Lewis team captain for our Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team. She additionally is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Malachi House, a non-profit organization that serves terminally ill persons, without cost or regard to gender, race, religion or national origin.
Ms. Krewson is licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Krewson obtained her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2003 and her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University in 2000, graduating from both cum laude. While at Case Western Reserve University, she pursued a concentration in Litigation, receiving the Paul J. Hergenroeder award for excellence in Trial Tactics and the CALI award for Litigation Practice.