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 (2015-2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Medina County - Past Legislative Chair
  • Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Attention Large Employers: The Obama-Era Pay Data Rule is Back in Play (Mar 11, 2019)
    The Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Stakes Out Middle Ground on Pay Threshold for Overtime Exemption (Mar 8, 2019)
    Lawsuit Aims to Vacate OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule (Feb 20, 2019)
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
  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
    "Medical Marijuana and Your Business" - Ohio Restaurant Association (2018)
    "The Affordable Care Act: How to Understand and Navigate the ACA Under the Current Administration" - USLAW Network Client Conference (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - Part II” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    “Health Care Reform: What Your Company Needs to Know for 2015” - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2014)
  4. Firm News
    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)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)
  5. Upcoming Event
    Employee Handbooks: Do’s and Don’ts (Apr 2, 2019)

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 (2015-2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Medina County - Past Legislative Chair
  • Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Attention Large Employers: The Obama-Era Pay Data Rule is Back in Play (Mar 11, 2019)
    The Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Stakes Out Middle Ground on Pay Threshold for Overtime Exemption (Mar 8, 2019)
    Lawsuit Aims to Vacate OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule (Feb 20, 2019)
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
  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
    "Medical Marijuana and Your Business" - Ohio Restaurant Association (2018)
    "The Affordable Care Act: How to Understand and Navigate the ACA Under the Current Administration" - USLAW Network Client Conference (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - Part II” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    “Health Care Reform: What Your Company Needs to Know for 2015” - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2014)
  4. Firm News
    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)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)
  5. Upcoming Event
    Employee Handbooks: Do’s and Don’ts (Apr 2, 2019)