Tessa L. Castner

Senior Associate
T 513.651.6878
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Tessa represents employers in all aspects of employment law. She litigates and advises clients on matters involving wrongful terminations, employment discrimination, wage and hour law, non-competition agreements, trade secrets, and OSHA. Tessa also proactively assists clients with issues such as contract disputes, disciplinary matters, terminations, and other personnel policies and concerns.

Originally from West Chester, Ohio, Tessa earned her B.A. in political science and Spanish from The Ohio State University. She then moved to St. Louis where she earned her Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law. Tessa is dedicated to giving back to the Cincinnati community as a member of the Board of Girls on the Run Greater Cincinnati and the ArtsWave Young Professionals Committee.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • CALI Award for Excellence, Labor Law
  • CALI Award for Excellence, Trusts & Estates
  • CALI Award for Excellence, Family Law
  • Golden Quill Award for Best Brief, Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati, Inc., Board Member
  • ArtsWave Young Professionals Committee, Member
  • Board Orientation and Leadership Development Program, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Spring 2016

Other Contact Info


Shannon Heaton
T 513.651.6703