Allen S. Kinzer

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.8318
Fax 614.719.4801
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Allen is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment practice group.  He has represented employers across the country, defending discrimination suits and advising employers on union issues.  Allen has successfully defended employers in wage and hour class actions and counseled employers through collective bargaining, strikes and picketing by unions.  Allen has also successfully represented employers before the National Labor Relations Board and the U.S. Department of Labor concerning wage and hour and Family and Medical Leave Act issues. In addition, he serves as outside general counsel to large multi-employer benefit plans which involves counseling and litigation under ERISA and the Taft-Hartley Act.

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

Allen has lectured on a variety of topics including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act, decisions of the National Labor Relations Board, Title VII and state discrimination laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Allen received his J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the University of North Carolina Law Review.  He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

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