Charles M. Roesch


Chuck Roesch is the Chair of the Labor and Employment Department and is a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors. He also sits on the Firm’s Finance Committee. Chuck’s practice includes the defense of private and public employers on a wide array of traditional labor, employment and benefits issues, including matters relating to the ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FMLA, Section 1981, NLRA, Wage/Hour, ERISA, employment contracts and employment at-will. His practice encompasses both national and regional representation of clients in state and federal court and he has handled labor and employment matters in 37 states and the District of Columbia. He is National Outside Labor & Employment Counsel for Golden Living f/k/a Beverly Enterprises, Inc. and Ashland, Inc. He has been designated by General Electric Company as a National Class Action Labor & Employment Counsel and is a Preferred Provider for labor and employment matters. Chuck was named “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati for Labor Law-Management by The Best Lawyers in America®, 2012.


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law  (J.D., 1984)
  • University of Notre Dame  (B.B.A., 1981)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Western District of Arkansas
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • District of Nebraska


  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, Lifetime Member
  • The National Registry of Who’s Who, Lifetime Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor Law Section
  • Ohio Management Lawyers Association
  • Leadership Cincinnati, Class of XXVI
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Butler County Society for Human Resource Management, Former Board Member
  • Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, past President and past Member, Board of Trustees
  • Hamilton-Fairfield Arts Council, Board of Governors, 1995-1997
  • Shared Harvest Foodbank, Board of Directors, past Chair
  • Mercy Health Partners, Human Resource Committee, 1996-2000
  • Economic Development Association of Butler County, Past Board Member
  • Butler County Republican Party, Past Executive Committee Member, 2001-2003


  • Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati for Labor Law-Management by The Best Lawyers in America®, 2012
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Labor and Employment Law 
  • Listed in Chambers USA®: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment 
  • Listed in Corporate Counsel Annual Guide to Labor & Employment Law Top Lawyers
  • Selected to America's Most Honored Professionals (American Registry)
  • Selected as a Top 50 lawyer in Cincinnati for the Ohio Super Lawyers®
  • Selected as a Cincy Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine