John R. Folkerth, Jr.
Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Dayton, OH
John R. Folkerth, Jr., is an attorney at Folkerth + Routh LLC in Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Folkerth focuses his practice on employment law and manages the firm’s labor and employment law group. He handles matters involving leave programs, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and other employment-related legal issues. He also handles litigation and business law matters. He serves clients in the greater Dayton area and throughout the Miami Valley.
Mr. Folkerth has more than 25 years of experience. He is a certified employment law specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association, and is a tough negotiator and litigator. His clients include individuals and businesses in both the private, public and federal sectors.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Folkerth has appeared before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the Ohio Court of Claims, the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission, the Department of Labor, the Disciplinary Appeals Board, the Equal Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Special Counsel.
Mr. Folkerth has the necessary knowledge and experience to deliver exceptional results to both employers and employees throughout Ohio. He provides advice and counsel, along with the highest quality legal services to all his clients.
Born and raised in Dayton, Mr. Folkerth earned bachelor’s degrees in history and philosophy from Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He received his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. He holds an active license to practice law before all Ohio state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
- 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
- 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
- 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
- 10%Schools & Education
- 10%Business Litigation
- 10%Civil Rights
Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Education, Schools, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination
- Super Lawyers: 2009
Certificates and Credentials
- Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist
Labor & Employment Law
About John R. Folkerth, Jr.
First Admitted: 1983, Ohio
Professional Webpage: http://folkerthlaw.com/our-attorneys/
- Marion College in Indianapolis, Indiana, B.A. degrees in history and philosophy
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
- Listed by Super Lawyers as a top rated Ohio employment law attorney
- General counsel.
- Employment counsel
- Ohio State Bar Association certified Employment Law specialist.
Last Updated: 5/15/2022