Roetzel & Andress LPA is pleased to announce that partner Karen Adinolfi was elected to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Akron Blind Center. The Center, a non-profit organization founded in 1948, is committed to serving the visually impaired of Summit County and the greater Akron area with a variety of educational and social programs. Ms. Adinolfi was initially appointed to the Board by Summit County Probate Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer.
“Karen exemplifies the kind of personnel that we are privileged to have here in Akron,” remarked Brad Wright, Partner-in-Charge of Roetzel’s Akron office. “Not only is she a skilled attorney, she is a remarkable person who commits her time and expertise to great local organizations like the Akron Blind Center.”
Ms. Adinolfi focuses her practice on labor and employment litigation, regulatory compliance, and union matters. She has represented her clients in matters such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation, wage and hour litigation, arbitration proceedings, and appeals and administrative proceedings before the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Unemployment Compensation Review Commission, and U.S. Department of Labor.
In addition to her role with the Akron Blind Center, Ms. Adinolfi also sits on the Board of the Summit County Historical Society. Active in a number of professional organizations, she is a member of both the Board of Trustees of the Akron Bar Association and the Labor and Employment Section Council of the Ohio State Bar Association. Ms. Adinolfi earned her J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law, her M.A. from Kent State University, and her B.A. from The University of Toledo.