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David A. Nenni


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David A. Nenni is an Associate in the Cincinnati, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents and advises employers and management in a wide array of labor and employment matters governed by federal and state laws and regulations.

His representation of employers has included defending employers against whistleblower claims under the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Acts, employment discrimination claims before different federal and state tribunals, unfair labor practice charges and representation hearings before the National Labor Relations Board, grievances, and other related matters. Mr. Nenni also advises clients on avoiding risk/liability and complying with federal and state regulations governing employment. Mr. Nenni worked on cases at all levels of appellate courts, including a case before the United States Supreme Court.

While attending law school, Mr. Nenni was Outside Articles Editor for the University of Dayton Law Review. He also served as a Coach and Participant on the University of Dayton Moot Court Team.

Honors and Recognitions

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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Alaska State Bar
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • The Summit Country Day School, Mock Trial Advisor (2007-2010)

Published Works

  • "The Costs of Employment Litigation and the Benefits of Litigation Prevention and Employment Audits," The National Law Review (May 10, 2011) [Author]
  • "A Brave New Washington: How the 2008 Election May Affect Employment Law," Law360 (December 12, 2008) [Author]

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January 10, 2017

Ohio Limits Local Workplace Laws, Expands Concealed Carry Rights of Licensed Gun Holders

January 10, 2017

A new Ohio law mandates uniformity of laws across the state affecting wage-hour, paid sick and safe leave and other fringe benefits, and scheduling of employee work hours. Senate Bill 331 expressly prohibits cities and counties from adopting laws in these areas that differ from those enacted at the state and federal level. Senate Bill... Read More

September 21, 2016

Seattle Passes Predictable Scheduling Ordinance

September 21, 2016

The City of Seattle has passed a bill requiring certain large employers operating within Seattle city limits to give their hourly workers advance notice of their schedules and to pay workers extra for being required to work on call. Mayor Ed Murray announced he plans to sign the Secure Scheduling Ordinance. The bill will go into effect... Read More

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Guideposts for Successful Internal Investigations: Part 2 – Commencing and Concluding the Investigation
February 28, 2019

Part 1 of this two-part series explored the five steps to consider before and at the start of any internal investigation. The next five steps focus on conducting and concluding the investigation and will help guide a company during the actual investigation, after establishing its framework. Gather Information. Read More

Guideposts for Successful Internal Investigations: Part 1 – Establishing an Investigation’s Framework
February 27, 2019

The ability to effectively conduct internal investigations is essential to any business. From fiscal year 2014 to fiscal year 2018, the number of whistleblower retaliation complaints filed with OSHA has increased by 29 percent. Between 2007 and 2017, retaliation claims filed with the EEOC nearly doubled. Read More

Ex-GC Awarded $8 Million For Retaliatory Firing
February 7, 2017

Written by David A. Nenni and Jessica L. Sussman A California federal jury awarded Sanford Wadler, former General Counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, $8 million for his claims against his former employer under the whistleblower provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and the Dodd-Frank Acts (DFA). Read More