Thomas A. Swope

West Chester
T 513.870.8222
F 513.870.0999
9277 Centre Pointe Drive
Suite 300
West Chester, Ohio 45069-4866

Tom, a member in the West Chester office of Frost Brown Todd, practices management labor and employment law. He represents client employers in State and Federal Court, administration and arbitration proceedings.


Tom has been practicing labor and employment law since 1973. His experience includes:

Defending employers in State and Federal Court in:

  • age discrimination claims
  • sex discrimination and sexual harassment claims
  • race discrimination claims
  • disability discrimination claims
  • claims of retaliation
  • ERISA claims
  • wage and hourly claims
  • claims alleging breach of contract

Successfully obtaining injunctive and other judicial relief for employers involved in striker misconduct situations (including contempt proceedings) and actions to compel arbitration and enforce arbitration awards

Practicing before:

  • Ohio Courts – trial and appellate
  • Federal Courts – trial and appellate
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Ohio Civil Rights Commission and Indiana Civil Rights Commission
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Ohio Bureau of Employment Service

Regularly advising clients on all types of employment discrimination matters, NLRA, FMLA, WARN and other employment law issues

Advising employers on Union avoidance

Representing employers in collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations

Served as a trial attorney with Region 20 of the National Labor Relations Board (1973-1977)

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Healthcare Forum
  • Middletown Bar Association, former President
  • California Bar Association, 1973

Other Contact Info


Teri Weeks
T 513.870.8223