Jonathan R. King

Associate

Jonathan is an employment and labor attorney with broad experience in collective bargaining and unfair labor practices. He uses his experience as a former National Labor Relations Board Field Attorney to assist businesses with the analysis of complex NLRA issues. This includes advising business clients seeking to acquire companies with a union workforce presence. From proactive counseling to the defense of complex litigation matters, Jonathan assists clients with a wide range of employment and labor challenges.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Bowling Green State University

    (B.A., cum laude, 2006)

  • The University of Toledo College of Law

    (J.D., 2013)

    Certificate of Concentration with distinction in Labor and Employment Law

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Served as a Field Attorney (Honors) with the National Labor Relations Board, Region 8, where he investigated unfair labor practice charges and representation petitions, conducted elections, negotiated non-board, informal, and formal settlement agreements between unions and employers, and drafted pre- and post-representation election hearing decisions on behalf of the Regional Director.
  • Represents clients in administrative hearings and assists with a variety of complex litigation matters, including lawsuits alleging discrimination and violations of employment laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Has experience with all aspects of the litigation process, including drafting motions for summary judgment and to compel discovery, responding to discovery requests, and analyzing complex employment and labor case law.
  • Reviews and analyzes employee handbooks and other policies to ensure compliance with applicable legal authority.

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Ohio Army National Guard (Program Manager, Federated Intelligence Program, April 2018 – present; past Brigade S2 Intelligence Officer, 16th Engineer Brigade; past Deputy J2 Intelligence Officer, Joint Task Force-Shield; past Brigade S2 Intelligence Officer, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team; past Tactical Intelligence Officer and Battalion S2 Intelligence Officer, 1-148th Infantry Battalion)

Honors

  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal (2008; 2016)
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal