Hayley is a member of the Labor and Employment Department where she works with clients of all sizes across multiple industries. Her practice focuses on the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts, the Ohio Civil Rights Act and non-compete agreements.
Prior to joining Dinsmore, she served as a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge Roderick C. Young in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia where she gained valuable experience researching and drafting opinions on civil rights violations and Habeas Corpus claims. She also served as a law clerk for the William & Mary Office of Human Resources (OHR) where she reviewed administrative guidance and wrote opinions to help re-categorize employees to comply with FLSA updates. She also assisted the OHR by performing surveys of state laws and revising their Employee Handbook.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Hayley Geiler
The National Law Review named Dinsmore & Shohl as a Go-To Thought Leader for the firm’s Ohio COVID-19 news and for articles providing Coronavirus guidance to human resource professionals. Dinsmore provided frequent updates addressing Ohio’s legislation seeking to expand telehealth access, Ohio’s law granting immunity to essential workers, and the Ohio Treasurer’s COVID-19 community response initiative designed to ease cash flow to local governments. Furthermore, Dinsmore’s authors received unprecedented readership addressing more general employer concerns such as OSHA guidance on mask-wearing, employer-mandated vaccines, and specific alerts developed for HR managers to help them keep pace with the numerous changes during these turbulent times. Dinsmore’s most prolific and well-read authors include Jared M. Bruce, Anna M. Dailey, Hayley Geiler, Thomas W. Hess, Jennifer Orr Mitchell, Jacqueline N. Rau and Faith C. Whittaker.