Summary

Business owners and C-suite executives seek Nadia’s counsel in all aspects of labor and employment, including hiring; terminations; employment agreements; handbooks; personnel policies; wrongful discharge defense; non-compete litigation; workplace, harassment, and discrimination investigations; the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); workplace safety and health; wage-hour and regulatory compliance; and collective bargaining and union disputes. She also guides clients through Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigations, and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings; and federal and state court litigation.

Nadia’s public and private clients in the construction, manufacturing, education, and local government sectors rely on her industry knowledge, strategic business approach, and client-first mentality to identify creative legal solutions and strategies for the most complex labor and employment law matters. Whether the case involves an OSHA compliance officer, an NLRB administrative law judge, or a labor arbitrator, Nadia has vigorously defended clients across industries, functions, and sectors to protect their businesses and obtain favorable outcomes, which makes her a valuable asset for any company in need of labor and employment counsel.

Nadia’s success as an attorney has been recognized with numerous accolades, including her recognition as a Dayton Business Journal 40 Under 40 (2019) honoree, a Super Lawyers Ohio Rising Star for 2019, 2020, and 2021, and a Rising Star of the Bar by the Dayton Bar Association in 2018. She is also a Dayton Bar Association Leadership Development honoree and an Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy graduate.

Nadia received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law, where she served as an extern for the Honorable Michael J. Newman at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and her bachelor’s degree in political science and rhetoric from Hillsdale College.

Awards

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Education

  • University of Dayton School of Law
  • Hillsdale College

Admissions

  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Dayton Bar Association

    Member

  • Federal Bar Association

    Member

  • Ohio State Bar Association

    Member

  • Ohio Women's Bar Association

    Member

Community Involvement

  • Dayton Bar Association's Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court

    Member

  • Board of Trustees of Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

    Member

  • Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

    Member

  • Dayton History Bell Board

    Board Member

  • Dayton Children’s Hospital Women’s Board

    Member