Charles M. Roesch

Biography

Chuck is the chair of the Labor and Employment department and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He also sits on the firm’s Finance Committee.

His 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 (fka Beverly Enterprises, Inc.) and Ashland, Inc. He has been designated by General Electric Company as a national class action labor and 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 Best Lawyers® in 2012.

Education

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

Affiliations/Memberships

  • 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, past board member
  • Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
    • Past president
    • 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 (2001 - 2003)

Distinctions

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