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Pamela S. Krivda

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Columbus, OH

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
65 E State St, Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-334-6159
Fax: 614-221-2007
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employer (50%), Employment Litigation: Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

PAMELA S. KRIVDA has more than twenty-five years' experience representing and defending public and private employers in all aspects of employment and labor relations matters, including defense in harassment, discrimination and other employment-related lawsuits and administrative proceedings; negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and advice on collective bargaining interpretation and application.

An integral part of Pam's practice and service to business is management training.  She conducts training classes for executives, managers and supervisors, teaching effective employee management and bullet-proofing employment decisions.  Her training methods and insight have been developed over the course of her career in Human Resources and in practicing employment and labor law. 

In addition, Pam regularly advises clients on day-to-day legal and human resource aspects of managing employees. To assist employers in running an effective operation from a human resource perspective, Pam also creates and delivers management training programs specifically designed to teach effective employee management within the confines of the law.

Certificates and Credentials

About Pamela S. Krivda

First Admitted: 1988, Ohio

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Writing Employee Handbooks:  Useful Tips for Drafting Policies and Employee Handbook (2017)
  • “Five HR Issues that Demand your Immediate Attention" Cincinnati Business Courier, March 7, 2014
  • "Federal Rule Could Force Legal Disclosures" Columbus Business First, February 21, 2014
  • Author, “Ohio's Prevailing Wage Law” Ohio Township Association News, July/August 2010
  • “A Conversation with CWS Partner, Pamela Krivda” Columbus Business First, February 12, 2010
  • Author, “A Tool for Doing Much More with Less: Management Training,” CWS Newsletter, Vol. 2, 2010
  • Discrimination and Harassment - Employee Discipline and Termination (2017)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio Management Lawyers Association (Member 2008-Present); Steering Committee Chair 2016-2017
  • Ohio Management Lawyers' Association (Steering Committee)
  • Columbus Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)
  • The Ohio Public Employer Labor Relations Association (Member 2011-2017)
  • Program Chair for Midwest Labor Conference (2007 & 2008)  
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section; Arbitration/Mediation Services Committee)
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation, 2010 Fellows Class


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law (2011 - 2014)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Women for Economic & Leadership Development (Member 2007-2009)
  • Conestoga of Ohio Historical Society (Member)
  • COSI, Community Board
  • Recreation Unlimited, Board of Directors

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • OSBA Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law
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Office Location for Pamela S. Krivda

65 E State St
Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215

Last Updated: 7/15/2021

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