As a member of the Labor and Employment Department, Janay has experience counseling and guiding public and private employers in both employment and traditional labor law. Janay regularly assists employers to comply with the National Labor Relations Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and its Amendments, the Age Discrimination Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Ohio Civil Rights Act. She has also represented clients in both state and federal court, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Janay routinely works with in-house counsel and legal departments, as well as human resource officials and company executives, to analyze each matter and strategize the best course towards a meaningful resolution.
As an integral part of defending employers’ practices, Janay also advises on best practices in hiring and firing decisions, conducting internal investigations, and maintaining effective and compliant employee policies and regulations. Understanding that each client has different needs and objectives, Janay is passionate about learning her client’s industry and gaining insight to their operations.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Janay M. Stevens