David A. Skidmore, Jr.

Cincinnati
T 513.651.6185
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

David is the Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Frost Brown Todd LLC.  The Group has approximately 45 lawyers in seven states. 

David practices in the area of employment law.  He works in a variety of employment matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, non-compete agreements, and trade secrets.  His practice is divided between offering advice and counsel, as well as litigating in court and in arbitration.  

David has litigated cases in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Illinois, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, New York, Utah, Arizona, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Michigan.  He has successfully handled class action employment cases and multiple cases against the EEOC.  David regularly works with Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI).  He frequently advises a variety of health care entities with respect to their employee issues.  He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and has been named one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Cincinnati by Ohio Super Lawyers®.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®  2008-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year 2016, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Top 50 Ohio Super Lawyers® in Cincinnati for 2011-2012
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2007-2017 and Rising Stars® 2005
  • 40 Under 40, Cincinnati Business Courier

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Federal Bar Association, John W. Peck Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Executive Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee, Board of Governors
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee; Common Pleas Court Committee
  • The Federal Lawyer, Editorial Board, 1995-1999

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Cincinnati Nature Center, Board of Trustees
  • Bethany House, Personnel Committee
  • Cincinnati Works, Legal Advisory Committee
  • Cincinnati Academy for Leadership for Lawyers, Class IV

Non-FBT Publications and Events

David is a frequent speaker on labor and employment law topics to such organizations as The Midwest Labor Law Conference, The University of Cincinnati School of Law, The Employers' Resource Association, Chase School of Law, National Business Institute, Cincinnati Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Lorman, Ohio CLE Institute, Sterling Educational Service, The Seminar Group, and the CEO Round Table.

David has published on various employment law topics in The Cincinnati Business Courier, The National Law Journal, The Labor Law Journal, The Federal Lawyer, The Ohio Labor Letter, Personnel Law Update, and The Ohio State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law News.

He has also commented on labor and employment law issues for The Cincinnati Enquirer, Fortune Magazine, WLWT-TV5, The Cincinnati Business Courier, and WXIX-Channel 19.

Finally, David has testified before the Ohio State Senate about proposed revisions to Ohio discrimination law.

Other Contact Info

Assistant

Sonja Whalen
Email
T 513.651.6434
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