Nathan Pangrace

Shareholder
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.615.4825
F 216.623.0134
P 216.615.4825 | F 216.623.0134



Overview

Mr. Pangrace focuses his practice on business and employment litigation. He has a broad background, with experience litigating all manner of contract, commercial, corporate, and employment issues and disputes. He also regularly defends businesses against charges of discrimination, unfair labor practice charges, and OSHA citations. In litigation, he works to obtain favorable results for clients as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

In addition, Mr. Pangrace helps businesses comply with all manner of laws governing the workplace, including those related to employee discrimination and harassment, leaves of absence, wage and hour requirements, disability accommodation, workplace health and safety, labor unions, unemployment, and workers' compensation. He assists employers in developing personnel policies, employee handbooks, employment agreements, and severance agreements.

Mr. Pangrace has provided counsel to companies of all sizes, from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. He most often works with clients in the manufacturing, energy, health care, and non-profit industries.

Experience
  • Extensive experience as trial counsel in jury and bench trials involving employment discrimination and other business disputes
  • Secured dismissal of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and unfair labor practice charges filed with National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Defended businesses in labor arbitration involving wrongful discharge and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Obtained dismissal and/or favorable settlements of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Audited employers’ workforce for compliance with exempt/non-exempt provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Regularly represented employers before the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission
  • Provided day-to-day advice and counsel regarding compliance with all manner of state and federal labor and employment laws
Services

Industries

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Certified as a Specialist for Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2015-2020)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern Ohio Chapter, Board of Trustees
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Medina County - Past Legislative Chair
  • Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute

Insights

  1. Alerts
    How the CARES Act Impacts Employee Benefits (Apr 3, 2020)
    Freezing a Defined Benefit Plan to Reduce Current Year Contribution Obligation (Apr 3, 2020)
    In-Person Requirements Relative to Form I-9 Deferred if Workplace is Operating Completely Remotely (Mar 31, 2020)
    Layoffs in the Time of the Coronavirus (Mar 30, 2020)
    Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Mar 25, 2020)
  2. Articles
    Workplace Cyberbullying Poses Danger for Employers (Mar 29, 2016)
    Great Work! Labor & Employment Blog - Great Work! Labor & Employment Blog (2010-2015)
  3. Presentations
    Employment Issues for Medical/Dental Practices & Providers: Surviving COVID-19 - Roetzel Health Law & Employment Services Webinar (Apr 1, 2020)
    "Cannabis and Your Workforce" - Roetzel's Education Law Symposium (February 2020)
    “Leave of Absence and the FMLA” - Ohio Association of School Business Officials
    "Employee Handbook" - Construction Employers Association's Human Resources Forum (2019)
    Employee Handbooks: Do's and Don'ts - Roetzel Employment Services Webinar (2019)
  4. Firm News
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Promotes Three Associates to Shareholder (Dec 10, 2018)
    Pangrace Quoted on ISO 45001 International Standard on Occupational Safety and Health (Apr 2, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)

Overview

Mr. Pangrace focuses his practice on business and employment litigation. He has a broad background, with experience litigating all manner of contract, commercial, corporate, and employment issues and disputes. He also regularly defends businesses against charges of discrimination, unfair labor practice charges, and OSHA citations. In litigation, he works to obtain favorable results for clients as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

In addition, Mr. Pangrace helps businesses comply with all manner of laws governing the workplace, including those related to employee discrimination and harassment, leaves of absence, wage and hour requirements, disability accommodation, workplace health and safety, labor unions, unemployment, and workers' compensation. He assists employers in developing personnel policies, employee handbooks, employment agreements, and severance agreements.

Mr. Pangrace has provided counsel to companies of all sizes, from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. He most often works with clients in the manufacturing, energy, health care, and non-profit industries.

Experience
  • Extensive experience as trial counsel in jury and bench trials involving employment discrimination and other business disputes
  • Secured dismissal of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and unfair labor practice charges filed with National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Defended businesses in labor arbitration involving wrongful discharge and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Obtained dismissal and/or favorable settlements of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Audited employers’ workforce for compliance with exempt/non-exempt provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Regularly represented employers before the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission
  • Provided day-to-day advice and counsel regarding compliance with all manner of state and federal labor and employment laws

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Certified as a Specialist for Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2015-2020)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern Ohio Chapter, Board of Trustees
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Medina County - Past Legislative Chair
  • Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute

Insights

  1. Alerts
    How the CARES Act Impacts Employee Benefits (Apr 3, 2020)
    Freezing a Defined Benefit Plan to Reduce Current Year Contribution Obligation (Apr 3, 2020)
    In-Person Requirements Relative to Form I-9 Deferred if Workplace is Operating Completely Remotely (Mar 31, 2020)
    Layoffs in the Time of the Coronavirus (Mar 30, 2020)
    Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Mar 25, 2020)
  2. Articles
    Workplace Cyberbullying Poses Danger for Employers (Mar 29, 2016)
    Great Work! Labor & Employment Blog - Great Work! Labor & Employment Blog (2010-2015)
  3. Presentations
    Employment Issues for Medical/Dental Practices & Providers: Surviving COVID-19 - Roetzel Health Law & Employment Services Webinar (Apr 1, 2020)
    "Cannabis and Your Workforce" - Roetzel's Education Law Symposium (February 2020)
    “Leave of Absence and the FMLA” - Ohio Association of School Business Officials
    "Employee Handbook" - Construction Employers Association's Human Resources Forum (2019)
    Employee Handbooks: Do's and Don'ts - Roetzel Employment Services Webinar (2019)
  4. Firm News
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Promotes Three Associates to Shareholder (Dec 10, 2018)
    Pangrace Quoted on ISO 45001 International Standard on Occupational Safety and Health (Apr 2, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)