Cincinnati, OH – Mark Stepaniak, a partner in the Labor and Employment Department of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, recently became a member of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Social Services of Southwestern Ohio.
Stepaniak, a resident of East Walnut Hills, received his undergraduate degree from Thomas More College in 1977 and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1980. Stepaniak represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including litigation for employers in the federal and state courts involving sexual harassment, race and age discrimination, retaliatory discharge and wage and hour matters. He is experienced in trade secret and non-competition agreement litigation.
Stepaniak has extensive experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements. He has primary responsibility for all aspects of strike preparedness, including coordination of security measures, obtaining injunctions against mass picketing and violence, pursuing contempt orders, initiating criminal prosecutions, coordinating the hiring of a replacement workforce and defending management in related proceedings.
Stepaniak is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers, and is named in the Cincinnati Magazine listing of Ohio Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Public Affairs Council of the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Stepaniak currently serves as chair of the firm's Employment Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Northern Kentucky. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals, including litigation, corporate and business law, securities and municipal financing, tax and estate planning, labor and employment law, real estate and environmental, health care, intellectual property and unfair competition and antitrust law.