CINCINNATI, January 10, 2019 – Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer W. Colvin has joined the firm’s Cincinnati office as Senior Counsel in its Labor and Employment practice group.
Colvin is an experienced attorney who represents a variety of clients in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and breach of contract in both state and federal courts as well as through binding arbitration. She has appeared before trial and appellate courts in numerous jurisdictions across the United States, including the Sixth and Ninth U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. She also conducts workplace training and counsels employers on issues related to all facets of employment and personnel management, including termination, harassment, pre-employment procedures, disability accommodation and leave procedures, and compliance with state and federal fair credit statutes.
Prior to joining Calfee, Colvin served for nearly 10 years as an attorney with the Labor & Employment Group at another large law firm in Cincinnati. She also previously worked as the Assistant Corporate Secretary for The Midland Company / American Modern Insurance group. She was integrally involved in the $1.3 billion sale of the company to Munich Re Group. From 2003 to 2004, Colvin served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Harry Lee Hudspeth, Senior United States District Court Judge for the Western District of Texas.
Colvin has been selected for inclusion to Ohio Rising Stars (Super Lawyers), 2012-2018, and by Cincy Leading Lawyers, 2018. She earned her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 2003 and her B.S. from Cornell University in 2000. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio and California.
John A. Mongelluzzo, Partner-in-Charge of Calfee’s Cincinnati office stated, “We are thrilled to have Jennifer Colvin join our firm. Her experience in the labor and employment area is a tremendous addition to our growing office and provides important legal counsel to our local clients and to clients served by Calfee’s offices across Ohio. We continue to attract and hire top local legal talent with deep roots in Cincinnati’s business and legal community, and Jenn is a prime example of the high caliber of experienced attorneys our clients expect from Calfee.”
“Jennifer brings an exceptional skill set and a valuable perspective to our firm and its clients, having addressed workplace-related issues both in-house and as trusted outside counsel,” said John R. Cernelich, Co-Chair of Calfee’s Labor and Employment group. “We are excited to have her as a resource for our clients and friends in Southern Ohio to assist with HR matters.”
About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with attorneys located throughout its Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. Calfee has been recognized for providing high quality legal service by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an industry-leading legal resource for professionals in search of qualified, experienced legal counsel. In 2018, the firm was recognized in six practice areas: Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, General Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Estate and Succession Planning and Administration. In addition to the firm rankings, 21 of the firm’s attorneys were ranked individually by Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018 as leaders in their respective fields. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.