Robert A. Dimling

T 513.651.6821
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Robert practices in the labor and employment law area. His practice is concentrated in all phases of labor relations law with particular emphasis on OSHA matters, employment discrimination, workers’ compensation, opposing unions in NLRB representation elections, and representing employers in disputes involving picketing, arbitrations, injunctions, contract negotiations, and unemployment compensation.

The New York Times referred to Robert as “the premier OSHA defense lawyer in town, a man well practiced at extricating clients from OSHA’s crosshairs.”


Secretary of Labor v. Armco Advanced Materials Corp., OSHRC Docket No. 89-1400

Commissioner of Labor v. Armco Inc., et al., KOSHRC Docket No. 980

Secretary of Labor v. Armco Steel Company, L.P., et al., OSHRC Docket No. 90-1856

Secretary of Labor v. Armco Steel Company, L.P., et al., OSHRC Docket No. 93-0641

Secretary of Labor v. Armco Steel Company, L.P., OSHRC Docket No. 93-1010

Secretary of Labor v. Container Corporation of America, OSHRC Docket No. 92-1310

Secretary of Labor v. Jefferson Smurfit Corporation, et al., OSHRC Docket No. 89-0553

Secretary of Labor v. Metal Shredders, OSHRC Docket No. 90-2273

Secretary of Labor v. Smurfit Diamond Packaging Corp., 784 F.2d 217 (6th Cir., 1986)

Secretary of Labor v. Babcock & Wilcox Construction Company, Inc., et al., KOSHRC No. 3933-03

Fort v. The United States Shoe Corporation, U. S. District Court, Case No. C-1-93-0139.  Jury verdict for employer in Title VII alleged sex discrimination case 

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America,® 2006-2018
  • Chambers USA, Labor & Employment, 2005-2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2007-2014
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Labor Law Committee
  • American Bar Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

“Asbestos and the Insurer as Lender, Employer and Property Owner,”
Tax & Insurance Law Journal, Fall 1988

Other Contact Info




Linda Murphy
T 513.651.6854