Jeffrey S. Shoskin

T 513.651.6834
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Jeff represents employers in all aspects of private and public sector employment and labor relations matters. He has served as lead counsel in state and federal court litigation, as well as before various state and federal administrative agencies and boards. Jeff also has represented clients in collective bargaining negotiations, ULP proceedings, and arbitration proceedings.

Additionally, he has provided in-depth counseling and training on a wide array of employment law topics (e.g., FMLA, ADA, wage/hour, discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge) and has assisted clients in drafting employee handbooks, employment forms, and restrictive covenant, employment and separation agreements. Jeff is also a frequent lecturer on various employment law topics for local, state, and national seminar groups.

Representative Matters

Successfully defended numerous employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, FMLA, and wage/hour lawsuits locally and nationally

Successfully defended numerous employment discrimination charges locally and nationally

Successfully negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2009-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year,"Litigation-Labor & Employment, 2013
  • AV® Pre-Eminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2004, 2006-2019
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (limited to one-third of 1% of all lawyers in America)
  • Strathmore's Who's Who®, Lifetime Member
  • Marquis Who's Who®, Member

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section Council (2019-2021)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, President, 2007-2008; Past Chair of Labor and Employment Law Committee; Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Section
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Member of Inaugural Class, 1997
  • Potter Stewart American Inns of Court, Member of Executive Committee and Master of the Bench
  • Cincinnati Management Lawyers Association, Founder

FBT Publications

Press Releases

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Finance Committee
  • Employers Resource Association
  • HR Partners International - monthly speakers on employment topics
  • Summit Elementary School Basketball Program, Administrator

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Frequently lectures on various employment topics for local, state, and national seminar groups.

Co-Author: "Defenses to Wrongful Termination Claims" chapter entitled Litigation Wrongful Discharge Claims, Clark Boardman Callaghan

Author: Numerous articles for local and national newsletters

Other Contact Info


Michelle Myfelt
T 513.651.6873