Cheryl F. Wolff


Cherie chairs the firm's Labor, Education and Public Law Service Group. Her practice involves representation of public and private sector management in all types of employment matters, as well as representation of public school districts in all aspects of education law. Cherie defends employers in employment discrimination charges and lawsuits, unemployment compensation claims and grievance arbitrations, and before the National Labor Relations Board and State Employment Relations Board. She also handles matters involving public records and sunshine laws, student discipline, education of students with disabilities, and labor contract negotiations.

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® have selected Cherie as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment.
Representative Matters

  • Extensive experience securing dismissals of discrimination charges filed against employers with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as dismissals of complaints issued by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission
  • Successful defense of numerous employment discrimination lawsuits in federal district court
  • Advice to employers regarding compliance with federal and state laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act, and regarding employee discipline and discharge

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Foundation Board (1995-2002)
  • Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys (Executive Committee 1987-1995, Chair 1994)
  • National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys
  • READ for Literacy, board member
  • Ohio Management Lawyers' Association (OMLA)

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Suite 400
Toledo, OH 43604-2622
Direct: (419) 252-6238
Office: (419) 241-2201
Fax: (419) 241-8599
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Miami University
(B.S. 1974, cum laude)

The Ohio State University (J.D.1979, with honors)
Bar Admissions
All Ohio Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

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