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Gary L. Greenberg


P 513-621-3440
F 513-621-4449


Gary L. Greenberg is a Principal in the Cincinnati, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 35 years of experience counseling and representing employers in a wide variety of workplace legal issues.

Mr. Greenberg advises and represents employers in all facets of traditional labor law, including union contract negotiations, organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, labor arbitrations, and the purchase, sale, and lawful restructuring and redeployment of unionized operations. He also drafts, litigates and advises clients about post-separation restrictive covenants, including non-compete, non-solicitation and confidential information provisions.

In addition, Mr. Greenberg defends employers in federal and state court and before administrative agencies in cases involving claims of wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, failure to accommodate and other alleged violations of employment laws and regulations. He also counsels managers and human resource professionals on reducing the risks and costs of employment claims.

Recent Litigation Experience

  • Jury verdict for publishing industry employer in age discrimination case, state court, Ohio
  • Defense verdict for food industry-related employer and new hire in non-compete/interference with contract lawsuit brought by employee’s former employer, state court, Ohio
  • Summary judgment for nursing home employer in race discrimination/workers compensation retaliation case, state court, Ohio

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Management Lawyers Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Federalist Society

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Board of Governors Executive Committee
  • Jewish Community Relations Council of Cincinnati, Board’s Executive Committee
  • Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Vice President
  • Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, Board Member

Published Works

  • Ohio Employment Law Letter (M. Lee Smith Publishers, 1990-2005) [Editor]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Investigating Claims of Harassment, Discrimination and Other Unlawful Activity,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, September 2016 (panelist)
  • “Non-Compete and Severance Agreements,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, August 2015) (presenter)
  • “Religious Freedom: Restored?” Univ. of Cincinnati History Class (Cincinnati, OH, March 2015) (guest lecturer)
  • “Employee Evaluations/Performance Management,” Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (Cincinnati, OH, January 2014) (presenter)
  • “Is Adverse Impact Doctrine Constitutional?” Ohio Management Lawyers Association (Columbus, OH, November 2013) (presenter)
  • "History of 14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause,” Univ. of Cincinnati History Class (Cincinnati, OH, December 2012) (guest lecturer)
  • "Group Preferences in Contracting, Employment and Admissions to Educational Institutions,” Ohio Management Lawyers Association (Columbus, OH, November 2005) (presenter)
  • “Labor Negotiations: Legal Rules & Strategy," Ohio Head Start Association (Cincinnati, OH, December 2003) (presenter)


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August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

May 31, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500

May 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 31, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee health and retirement plans,... Read More

December 7, 2016
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Jackson Lewis to Bolster Cincinnati Presence, Adding 7 Attorneys from Labor and Employment Stalwart Denlinger, Rosenthal & Greenberg

December 7, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH (December 7, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that all seven attorneys formerly with Denlinger, Rosenthal & Greenberg will join the firm’s Cincinnati office in a move that combines Cincinnati’s two powerhouse labor and employment practices. Daniel... Read More

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January 17, 2017

Kentucky Passes Right-to-Work Law: FAQs on What This Means to Kentucky Employers and Their Employees

January 17, 2017

Kentucky has passed House Bill 1, the Kentucky Right to Work Act, making Kentucky the 27th state to adopt right-to-work legislation. The January 7, 2017, passage of the Kentucky Right to Work Act provoked a passionate debate between the business and union community (video of the Governor Matt Bevin’s testimony is available here).... Read More