Adam R. Bennett

Associate

Adam’s practice focuses on the resolution of complex business disputes. He has experience with all aspects of the litigation process and frequently assists clients with a wide range of employment and labor challenges, including in matters involving employment discrimination as well as ADA and FMLA compliance.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • The Ohio State University

    (B.A., magna cum laude, 2011)

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

    (J.D., 2016)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Drafts employer position statements in response to employee discrimination charges.
  • Crafts position statements to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission addressing discrimination accusations against employers.
  • Counsels clients in Ohio on fair housing compliance and tenant disputes.
  • Reviews employee handbooks for legal compliance and efficacy of policies.
  • Drafts and responds to discovery requests and composes pleadings.
  • Counsels clients and legal partners on employee determination and retention decisions as well as relevant Title VII, ADEA, ADA, NLRA, FMLA, and FLSA issues.
  • Conducts independent internal investigations of workplace misconduct.
  • Coaches clients on deposition preparation and investigative interviews.
  • Researches and drafts memoranda analyzing a broad range of complex legal issues.

Involvement

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Equitas Health, Board of Trustees (2020-present)
  • Children’s Hunger Alliance, Southeast Regional Advisory Board (Member, 2020-present)
  • Columbus Humane (HR Committee Member, 2020-present)
  • John Mercer Langston Bar Association (Secretary, 2017-2019)
  • Teach for America Corps, Nashville, Tennessee (8th Grade U.S. History Teacher, 2011-2013)