The Ohio Employment Law Attorneys You Need In Your Corner.
One of the worst days of your life is when you find yourself needing an employment lawyer. Whether you have been wrongfully terminated, harassed or discriminated against in the workplace, denied medical leave or a reasonable accommodation for your disability, or are owed wages, we can help.
Employment law issues are complex, but we make it easy for you. We have the knowledge and experience to defend your rights. At Nilges Draher, we focus only on employment law, and only represent employees. We are 100% committed to providing you the excellent service you deserve. If you need us, we can help.
We've recovered over 50 million dollars* (and counting) in unpaid wages for workers. We can help recover your unpaid wages, too. Our success and commitment to excellence are demonstrated in our case results and client testimonials.
"The representation was excellent. Hans and his team will fight for justice without backing down! Expect results and get results with no worries! Great experience." – Terry J.
As an employee, you have rights. If you are dealing with an employment issue, whether it is termination, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, unpaid wages or something else, we can help defend those rights. We have helped thousands of employees dealing with these and other similar issues. We can help you, too.
"Class counsel is abled and experienced in FLSA collective actions, litigating over one hundred wage cases since February 2014."
– White v. Premier Pallet & Recycling, Inc. (Judge Sara Lioi, Federal District Court Judge for the Northern District of Ohio)
"The staff at Nilges Draher are wonderful. They helped me to right a wrong that has been going on for years. This not only helped me but thousands of other people who were being taken advantage of. I would recommend their services to anyone who has labor questions." – David A.
The only way to know if you have a claim is to talk to an experienced employment lawyer
We handle wage law, discrimination, harassment and more
We offer a free case evaluation with a member of our team. We strongly believe that every employee deserves access to an experienced employment lawyer, even if they cannot afford it. Most times, we can conduct your initial case evaluation over the phone, making it more convenient for you. We will answer your questions and explain how the law applies to your circumstances. Contact us for a free case evaluation. We can help.
We have offices throughout Ohio, and we serve employees in Ohio and across the country. The experienced employment attorneys at Nilges Draher have extensive experience representing employees in complicated legal situations, including, but not limited to:
If you are dealing with an employment issue, it is important that you speak to a member of our team right away. Just like any other claim, employment claims have strict deadlines called statute of limitations that need to be met. Failure to meet these deadlines could result in you forfeiting your opportunity for justice. Don't delay, contact us today for your free case evaluation. An experienced employment attorney at our firm can help. To learn more about our legal knowledge and experience, read our legal articles.
(*Case results include unpaid wages, penalties and other funds recovered for workers.)
"Attorneys are knowledgeable and professional, you can tell they care, you’re in the best hands here. Thx Attorney Draher. A+++." - Matthew J.
Who we are
Experienced employment and wage lawyers
Our lawyers have extensive experience litigating complex employment cases for individual employees and groups of employees. Our employment law attorneys have recovered over $50 million for employees in Ohio and nationwide. They have litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal courts throughout the country.
When you need an employment attorney, trust our firm
Your employer likely has a team of lawyers representing its interests. Let us represent yours.
Our only job is to make sure that your rights are protected. Let us be your voice in the courtroom, at the negotiating table and anywhere else you need us to be to protect your rights. We are 100% committed to providing you the excellent service you deserve. We can help.
"The entire staff are very professional and they went above the call of duty to get the results we needed. And we won. Yeeesss" - Monica V.
Class Action Cases
We file cases on behalf of individual employees and classes of employees. Sometimes an employer's unlawful conduct affects a group of workers. When that happens, we typically file a class action or a collective action, or both, to remedy the unlawful conduct for the group of workers.
We have years of experience handling class and collective actions for workers in Ohio and across the nation. We have a winning track record in class actions, including:
When you need an employment attorney, trust our firm
Personalized attention, complicated cases
"Nilges Draher LLC did a great job for me. They treat you as if you matter, even though my case was not worth much, they still cared and helped me!" - Steve B.
Where you’ll find us
Visit our Ohio law offices today
Whether your employer violated the ADA or FMLA, broke the FLSA or a state overtime or minimum wage law, or you were discriminated against on the basis of age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or another protected characteristic, we are the legal team you need.
Our offices are located in Cleveland, Columbus and North Canton, Ohio. If you believe your rights were violated at work, contact us. We offer a free case evaluation. We conduct our free case evaluations over the telephone, making it more convenient for you.