Michael C. Griffaton

Of Counsel
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.8374
Fax 614.719.5020

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Mike is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment and government relations practice groups. He has significant experience in wage and hour law, employee noncompetition, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act), and legislative affairs.  In his practice he advises a variety of Ohio and national employers on policy development, personnel matters and litigation avoidance and represents them before government agencies and the courts and through alternative dispute resolution.

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Mike has given presentations on Ohio’s new minimum wage law to Honda of America suppliers and to the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants.  He has also presented testimony before the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate.

Mike received his J.D. magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he was the executive notes editor of the Case Western Law Review and was the recipient of the Theodore Sindell Prize for the Best Essay in Tort Law and the American Jurisprudence Award for research and writing.  He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Ohio Wesleyan where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

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