Pamela S. Krivda

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Columbus, Ohio

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Pamela S. Krivda
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Employment litigation

Licensed in Ohio since: 1988

Education: Capital University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

41 S High St
Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215 Phone: 614-334-6159 Email: Pamela S. Krivda Visit website


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 human resources management, compliance, company and management defense, harassment, discrimination, FLSA actions other employment-related proceedings; negotiation of collective bargaining agreements; and advice on collective bargaining interpretation and application.

Integral parts of Pam's practice and service to business are management training and internal investigations.  She conducts training classes for executives, managers and supervisors, teaching best practices in  human resources and employee management/supervision and “bullet-proofing” employment decisions.    These are designed to teach effective employee management within the law.  Her training methods and insight have been developed over the course of her career in Human Resources as well as in practicing employment and labor law. She is an experienced investigator, skilled in providing analysis and reports to guide management decision and to support testimony should it become necessary.


In addition to her full-time legal practice, Pam is the Chief Human Resources Officer for her law firm.  This continually informs Pam about current employee and management issues which is valuable information at the service of clients.

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

Office location for Pamela S. Krivda

41 S High St
Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215

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