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Johanna Fabrizio Parker

Partner
Vice-Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Group
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Johanna Fabrizio Parker's practice involves representing and counseling management clients in a wide range of complex employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and comparable state law, and matters involving noncompetition agreements and trade secrets. She also regularly represents management clients in employee benefits litigation, with extensive experience defending claims related to retiree medical benefits brought under the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA) and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). She practices in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Her litigation experience ranges from single plaintiff cases to large class actions.

Johanna also routinely provides day-to-day counseling regarding employment-related matters and compliance issues, such as personnel management, employment policies and handbooks, discipline issues, investigations, severance and release agreements, and corporate reorganizations and reductions in force.

Johanna is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section), and the John M. Manos Inn of Court.

  • EDUCATION

    • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1999, J.D.
      • magna cum laude
      • Associate Coordinator, Law Review
      • Labor & Employment Law Award,
      • Order of the Coif
    • University of Notre Dame, 1996, B.A.
      • summa cum laude
      • Phi Beta Kappa
  • BAR ADMISSIONS/ASSOCIATIONS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit