David S. Kessler
B.S., 1986, University of Akron.
J.D., 1989, Capital University, Cum Laude. Member, Order of the Curiae, Order of the Barristers, Law Review.
Ohio, 1989. Ohio and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1989.
Ohio and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1997.
Labor relations, including collective bargaining, grievance and contract administration, arbitration and mediation.
Civil litigation, including defense of employment discrimination and wrongful termination claims, fair housing, shareholder disputes, enforcement and defense of covenants not to compete, breach of contract, and general business litigation.
Government relations, including advice and litigation concerning public records act, open meeting act, and general government administration.
Civil rights, including litigation concerning freedom of speech, the right to keep and bear arms, and other fundamental rights.
Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations.
Additional Professional Experience
Representing management in the public and private sector since 1989, including jury trials, arbitration, mediation, negotiations, labor representative elections, and administrative agency proceedings. Special Counsel to the State of Ohio.
Worthington, Ohio Parks and Recreation Commission, and various additional volunteer and philanthropic endeavors.