Thomas M. Tarpy

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6209
Fax 614.719.4995
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Mr. Tarpy is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and the senior partner of the labor and employment group.  His practice involves a full range of labor and employment matters in which he both counsels and represents clients in state and federal courts and before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the U.S. Department of Labor.  In addition, Mr. Tarpy serves as general counsel for a group of large multi-employer benefit plans which involves him in ERISA counseling and litigation.  He also has a general business practice advising clients on acquisition and disposition of businesses, vendor and customer agreements, and key employee contracts. 

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Mr. Tarpy is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Columbus Bar Association.

Mr. Tarpy has been the lead presenter at more than 40 seminar programs over 25 years, speaking on topics which included employment-at-will, National Labor Relations Act issues, wage and hour matters, investigation and litigation of employment discrimination questions, and investigation and compliance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Mr. Tarpy received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and his A.B. from John Carroll University.

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