Eric E. Leist

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.4952

Practice Areas


Bar & Court Admissions

Eric is an associate in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment group. He litigates on behalf of employers on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including arbitration hearings, employment discrimination claims, wage and hour class actions, and noncompetition agreements. He practices before federal and state courts across the country, as well as before various federal and state administrative agencies.

Eric also counsels clients on a variety of employment decisions. These include termination decisions, employee accommodation, employment agreements, and employer policies. He has developed a specific area of expertise in the developing nationwide paid sick leave trend.

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Eric received his J.D. from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University. While at Maurer, he served as an extern with Justice Steven David of the Supreme Court of Indiana, was a finalist in the school’s Moot Court competition, was a member of the Student Bar Association, and coached the undergraduate mock trial team. He received his B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University, where he participated in mock trial and volunteered as a counselor for Camp Kesem Ohio State.