Robert T. Dunlevey, Jr.

Senior Counsel Dayton


Bob focuses his practice on assisting business owners with employment related issues, including wage-hour compliance, wrongful discharge defense and regulatory compliance, collective bargaining, OSHA, workers' compensation, EEOC and NLRB proceedings and federal and state court litigation. He joins Taft from Dunlevey, Mahan and Furry, where he was founding principal. 

Bob is an Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law. He is a member of the American, Ohio State and Dayton Bar Associations and is an active participant on the Labor and Employment Law Committees of each. He is also a member of the ABA’s Forum Committee on Construction Law.

Bob has consistently received the highest peer rating in Martindale-Hubbell. He has been named in Montclair Who’s Who Among Law Professionals and has been selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers each year since 2009. Bob received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Law. He has also completed advanced labor studies at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University.


All Service Areas


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • The Ohio State University


  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - U.S. Supreme Court

Notable Matters

Bob serves as General Counsel for the following organizations:

  • Central States Insulation Association
  • Construction Employers Association of North Central West Virgina
  • Dayton Builders Exchange
  • Dayton Region Manufacturers Association
  • Master Insulators Association of Detroit
  • Master Insulators Association of Indianapolis
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of Greater Dayton
  • National Electric Contractors Association- Western Ohio Chapter
  • Ohio State Associations of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors
  • Ohio Roofing Contractors Association 
  • Ohio Water Well Association
  • Parkersburg Marietta Contractors Association - WV
  • Sheet Metal Roofing Contractors Association of Miami Valley
  • Subcontractors Association of Western Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell)
  • ABA Forum on Construction Law