Jeffrey A. Stankunas

Jeffrey A. Stankunas

Partner
P: 614.221.2121 | F: 614.365.9516
EMAIL jstankunas@isaacwiles.com

Assistant Cathy Bittner 614.220.5124 cbittner@isaacwiles.com
about JeffreyX+X+

Always the calm in the eye of any legal storm, Jeff Stankunas heads Isaac Wiles’ Labor and Employment Law services. He is also responsible for all aspects of representation of public officials and local governments.

Jeff’s steady guidance has led to victories in cases at every level. He’s argued and won in federal courts in Ohio and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as well as numerous trial and appellate state courts. He is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

He also has broad experience representing business clients before several administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the State Personnel Board of Review, the State Employee Relations Board, and the National Labor Relations Board.

Earlier in his career, Jeff served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, where he practiced in the Employment Law Section.

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Education

  • The Ohio State University, J.D., 2000
  • Bowling Green State University, B.A., cum laude, 1997

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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case studies

In the Matter of Arbitration Between The Whitestone Group, Inc. and Int’l Union, Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America, Local No. 329 (FMCS Case No. 150929-03756-8)
Practice Area: Labor and Employment Law
Date: May 2, 2016
Outcome: Client’s argument that the arbitrator lacked jurisdiction over the grievances of three terminated employees was adopted

Sister Michael Marie et al. v. American Red Cross, et al., 771 F.3d 344 (6th Cir. 2014)

Practice Area: Employment Law/Public Law
Date: November 14, 2014
Outcome: Judgment for client affirmed.

Robyn Marshall v. Belmont County Board of Commissioners, et al., 110 F.Supp.3d 780 (S.D. Ohio 2015), affirmed by 634 Fed. Appx. 574 (6th Cir. 2016)
Practice Area: Employment Law/Public Law
Date: May 20, 2015
Outcome: Summary Judgment granted for all clients.
 

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articles & presentations

Articles

  • Is There A Public Policy Tort For Your New Wrongful Discharge Claim? OSBA, Labor and Employment Section Newsletter, Volume 13, Number 1, Winter 2003
  • County Layoff Guidelines, CORSA Members, February 2, 2009

Presentations

  • Presenter, CORSA HR Hotline: What Issues are Trending—Webinar, County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO), June 2017
  • Presenter, Human Resources Hot Topics, Express Idea Exchange Workshop, 2016 CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show, December 2016
  • Presenter, Current HR Issues, CCAO/CEAO Winter Conference, December 2015
  • Presenter, Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA—Webinar, County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO), November 2015
  • FMLA Update, 2014 County Loss Control Coordinators Association of Ohio (CLCCAO) Fall Meeting
  • Presenter, Ebola—How it may Impact your Workplace, Chamber Event B.E.D. and Breakfast, Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce, November 2014
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professional & community activities

Professional

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Community

  • Past Treasurer, Granville Town & Country Club
  • Volunteer, Our Lady of Guadalupe Center 
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Honors

  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list (2017)
  • Named to Columbus CEO Magazine's "Top Lawyer" List (2016)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2010-2015)