Frantz Ward is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan M. Scandling
as Associate to its nationally-recognized Labor & Employment Practice Group.
Jon focuses his practice on the representation of management in all aspects of labor and employment law. He provides counseling and training to clients for best practices on a wide range of human resource issues such as terminations, compliance with employment laws, workplace investigations, and the preparation of policies and employment agreements. Jon also assists with the implementation of arbitration agreements and policies for employers.
Jon has extensive experience in public sector labor & employment. Prior to Frantz Ward, Jon worked for Cuyahoga County as an Assistant Law Director in the Labor & Employment Group. While at the County, Jon’s practice involved traditional labor matters where he represented management in a complex labor/management relationship comprised of over 37 separate bargaining units, employment litigation and general employment counseling. He appeared in both state and federal court, and represented management in State Employment Relations Board hearings, contract negotiations, grievance arbitration and various other forums. He also was a legal intern for the American Federation of Government Employees in Washington D.C. and the State Employment Relations Board in Ohio.
Jon is a member of the Cleveland Employment Inn of Court. He earned his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a B.S., magna cum laude
, Phi Beta Kappa, from Florida State University.
The Frantz Ward Labor and Employment Practice Group provides effective human resources strategies, counseling, and training to help clients avoid costly litigation, lengthy government investigations, and other outside party intervention. The group represents national, regional, and local employers in the full spectrum of traditional and emerging labor law issues. The practice and its attorneys have been nationally-recognized by prestigious third-party rankings, such as Band 1, the highest rank, in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
and U.S. News & World Report's
“Best Law Firms”.