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Jackson Lewis Adds Partner in Cincinnati

Date: 3.31.2011

CINCINNATI, OH (March 31, 2011) – Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, announced that Patricia Anderson Pryor has joined the firm’s Cincinnati office as Partner.  Formerly with Taft Stettinius & Hollister,   Ms. Pryor is an experienced litigator in both state and federal courts, representing and defending employers in nearly every form of employment litigation.

Scott A. Carroll, Managing Partner of Jackson Lewis’ Cincinnati office, said, “Patricia’s outstanding reputation as a skilled litigator proceeds her, and I am confident that she will make significant contributions to our ever-growing client base in the greater Cincinnati area.  Our office could not be more pleased to welcome her to our team!”

Ms. Pryor regularly represents and advises employers in federal and state administrative proceedings, in all forms of dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, and in managing all aspects of the employment relationship.  She has represented employers before the EEOC, the DOL, the DOJ, the OFCCP, and the NLRB, in addition to various state agencies. 

Ms. Pryor also works with employers to avoid litigation by developing effective policies and practices, including harassment policies, FMLA practices, attendance programs, affirmative action programs and wellness plans.  She conducts proactive wage and hour audits, harassment investigations and compensation reviews.  She is a frequent speaker at legal seminars and to employers and professional groups and provides training to managers and human resource professionals on a wide variety of employment and legal issues, including wage and hour issues, harassment, disability, the Family and Medical Leave Act and affirmative action obligations.  She has been featured on the radio program “Employment Straight Talk” and has published a number of employment law articles.

Ms. Pryor received her B.A. from Ohio University and her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and was elected to the editorial board of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.  She is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.  Ms. Pryor is a graduate from the leadership program for Clermont County, Lead Clermont Class of 2003, and currently serves on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Clermont County, the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce, the Clermont County Public Library and Clermont 20/20, Inc.:  A Vision for Leadership.  She also serves on the Editorial Board of the Employment Law Strategist, a national monthly publication.


About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis, dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with over 650 attorneys practicing in 46 cities nationwide.  We have a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Diversity Planning; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation, Workplace Privacy and Executive Compensation; Global Immigration; Labor, including Preventive Practices; Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Trade Secrets, Non-Competes and Workplace Technology; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety Compliance and Corporate Diversity Counseling.  In addition, Jackson Lewis provides advice nationally in other workplace law areas, including: Reductions in Force, WARN Act; Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management; International Employment Issues; Management Education, including e-Based Training; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Issues; Government Relations and Collegiate and Professional Sports.

For the 10th consecutive year, Jackson Lewis has been recognized for delivering client service excellence to the world’s largest corporations.  Representing a decade of excellence, Jackson Lewis has once again earned a spot on the BTI Client Service A-Team.  Jackson Lewis has also been recognized by in-house counsel of Fortune 1000 companies in a survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group as “the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles.”  In addition, Jackson Lewis is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the categories of both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”  Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 5000 litigations and approximately 300 class actions; with over 2100 litigations brought to the firm in 2010 alone. Also, Jackson Lewis is affiliated with L & E Global employers’ counsel worldwide. 

Additional information about Jackson Lewis can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

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For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis
T: (703) 483-8373, E: hamml@jacksonlewis.com