Employment Law Attorneys Ohio & Nationwide

Your Ohio wrongful termination attorney for justice

If you’ve been fired, we can help you fight back

“My right were defended. I would highly recommend them.” – Vince C.

You work hard. You take your job seriously. That’s why it’s so upsetting when you’re fired for an illegal reason. Knowing what to do in this situation can be difficult and confusing.

That’s why it’s critical that you talk to an Ohio wrongful termination attorney as soon as possible. But it’s important to speak to the right lawyer. You need a lawyer who thoroughly understands how to protect your rights. You need a lawyer who knows the state and federal employment laws. You need someone with a proven track record of holding employers accountable for their actions. You need Nilges Draher LLC.

Our wrongful termination lawyers have represented thousands of workers in state and federal courts throughout the country. In five years, our lawyers have recovered more than $50 million (and counting) for employees in Ohio and nationwide. If you have been terminated, contact us for your free case evaluation with a member of our legal team.

What is wrongful termination?

Even though Ohio is an at-will employment state, employers do not have a free pass to violate your legal rights. Employers are obligated to follow the state and federal employment laws.

  • Wrongful termination refers to a firing that violates state or federal employment laws. A wrongful termination can also occur if it implicates an important public policy.  In general, employers can be held responsible if they terminated you for the following unlawful reasons:
  • Being a member of a protected class, which includes race, gender, national origin, religion, age, military status, or disability, among others
  • Engaging in protected activity, such as taking leave under the Family Medical Leave Act, filing a Workers’ Compensation claim, reporting safety violations or fraudulent business practices, or refusing to engage in illegal activity
  • In retaliation for reporting discriminatory behavior or engaging in other protected activities

Specifically, many wrongful termination cases involve:

  • Discrimination on the basis of:
    • Race
    • Gender
    • Gender Identity
    • Pregnancy
    • National Origin
    • Age
    • Religion
    • Disability
    • Military status
  • Employees on medical leave
  • Employees who have medical restrictions
  • Employees on maternity leave
  • Employees deployed for military service
  • Retaliation against employees who filed a complaint against the employer
  • Retaliation against employees who filed for workers’ compensation after an injury

If you have been terminated, contact us. We can help. We can explain the law that applies to your circumstances. We can tell you whether you have a wrongful termination claim. We can explain your options.

Employment issues we often deal with at our firm

Our law firm has extensive experience with all of these issues in Ohio. In particular, we often hear from people concerned about the following issues or questions surrounding wrongful termination:

Wrongful termination is a serious legal matter. That’s why it’s important to get legal help as soon as possible.

We will fight for your rights

We know how traumatic it can be to lose a job, especially if it was for an unlawful reason.  Chances are, your employer has a team of expensive lawyers ready to fight for your employer and defend its decision to fire you.  Let us fight for your rights.  Let us help you put your life back together.

Put your trust in an experienced wrongful termination attorney who puts your needs first. Contact us right now and schedule your schedule your free case evaluation with our law firm today.

North Canton Office

7034 Braucher St NW
Suite B
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-470-4428
Fax: 330-754-1430

Cleveland Office

1360 E 9th St
Suite 808
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-230-2955
Fax: 330-754-1430

Columbus Office

34 N High St #502
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-824-5770
Fax: 330-754-1430

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