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Doriyon C. Glass


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Doriyon C. Glass is an Associate in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in a variety of labor and employment-related matters, including employment discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, with a particular focus in collegiate and professional sports. 

While attending law school, Ms. Glass was a research assistant for the American Law Institute, assisting on the Restatement (Third) of Torts. She was a member of the Editorial Staff for the Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law and a Visiting Editor for the University of Bologna Law Review. Ms. Glass was a member of the Black Law Student Association’s Trial Team, and she and her team were regional finalists and national qualifiers in the 2017 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. During her final year of law school, Ms. Glass won the Black Law Student Association’s Scholarship Essay Contest for her piece “Reclaiming Our Time.”

After her second year of law school, Ms. Glass worked as a summer clerk in the Jackson Lewis Summer Clerk Program for the Cleveland office. During her final year of law school, Ms. Glass worked as a legal extern for a boutique labor and employment law firm in Winston Salem, North Carolina. 

During her time at Gannon University, Ms. Glass served as a captain of the women’s basketball team. In 2013, she and her team won the Atlantic Regional Championship and competed in the Division II Elite Eight. During her final year at Gannon University, Ms. Glass worked as a paralegal for a small general practice firm in Erie, Pennsylvania, where she assisted in matters of discrimination, civil rights, and criminal law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association 
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Building Neighborhoods of Youngstown, Board Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 3Rs Program, Volunteer

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October 15, 2019
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Patrick Peters and Doriyon Glass Author “How State Civil Rights Mandates May Affect Workplace Practices”

October 15, 2019

Patrick Peters and Doriyon Glass author “How State Civil Rights Mandates May Affect Workplace Practices,” published by PEO Insider. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Seventh Circuit Declines to Award Damages to Victorious Janus Plaintiff
November 20, 2019

An employee who paid “fair share” union fees under protest is not entitled to damages to refund any of the money he paid the union, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held. Janus v. Am. Fed’n of State, No. 19-1553 (Nov. 4, 2019). The Court explained fair share fees were “an... Read More

Former College Athlete Sues NCAA, Member Schools for Student-Athlete Pay
November 8, 2019

Following the NCAA’s recent policy announcement to allow current student-athletes to benefit from the use of their name, likeness and image, a former college athlete has filed a class and collective action complaint against the NCAA and 23 member schools for failing to pay student-athletes. Read More

NCAA Adds, Then Modifies, Certification Requirements for Agents
August 21, 2019

In 2018, in response to a federal investigation into alleged corruption, the NCAA established the Commission on College Basketball to fully examine critical aspects of Division I men’s basketball. Read More

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Mar 19

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The NLRB’s Analysis on Accretion of Unrepresented Employees

James Verdi and Doriyon Glass discuss the NLRB’s recent analysis on accretion of unrepresented employees and lessons for employers. 

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