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Vincent J. Tersigni

Principal and Office Litigation Manager

P 216-750-4315
F 216-750-0826


Vincent J. Tersigni is a Principal and Office Litigation Manager in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Tersigni focuses exclusively on representing employers in both the public and private sectors in labor and employment law matters.

His experience includes employment discrimination, non-competition litigation, wage and hour, unemployment compensation, civil rights, union negotiations, arbitrations, union elections, State Employment Relations Board (SERB), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) matters.

A significant part of Mr. Tersigni’s practice involves advising employers regarding compliance with state and federal employment laws, preventing labor-related disputes, whistleblower claims, and implementing effective personnel policies. He also defends employers in employment litigation before state and federal agencies.

Mr. Tersigni is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in labor and employment law.

Mr. Tersigni is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law topics for state and local bar associations, human resource organizations, and chambers of commerce. He has spoken on topics such the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, drug testing, sexual harassment, employment at-will, wage and hour, union avoidance, personnel policies, among others.

Mr. Tersigni has authored articles on labor and employment law issues which have appeared in multiple publications, including the Akron Beacon Journal, Smart Business, Midwest In-House, Business First, Crain’s Cleveland Business, and The Examiner Magazine.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Tersigni is active in various community organizations.

Honors and Recognitions

  • American Lawyer Media, "Top Rated Lawyer in Health Care" (2013)
  • Inside Business Magazine, Northeast Ohio "Leading Lawyer" in labor and employment law (2002-present)
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter
  • Family Services/Greenleaf Family Center
  • Mobile Meals
  • Rockynol Retirement Community
  • Urban Vision, Inc.

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August 15, 2019
Jackson Lewis

The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

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How to Minimize Exposure to Jury Verdicts with Internal Investigations
August 23, 2018

It is more important than ever that employers conduct internal investigations of workplace complaints and take appropriate action when there is cause to do so. Proper investigations and thorough pre-litigation assessments can help employers minimize exposure to unfavorable jury verdicts and awards. A case from the U.S. Read More

Selective Enforcement Not A Viable Defense to Non-Competition Agreements Under Ohio Law
February 12, 2017

Employers sometimes worry whether seeking to enforce their non-competes in some circumstances but not others might preclude enforcement altogether in the future.  Not so, says one court.  Applying Ohio law, the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, in GCA Services v. Read More

By Stephen R. Beiting and Vincent J. Tersigni