Paul L. Jackson

President, Shareholder
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6657
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6657 | F 330.376.4577



Overview

Mr. Jackson focuses his practice on employee benefit matters, regulatory compliance, labor and employment litigation, negotiating collective bargaining agreements for employers, and assisting in all aspects of employment-related issues.

Services

Industries

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
    • summa cum laude
  2. The University of Akron, B.S., Accounting
    • summa 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
Certifications
  • Certified as a Specialist for Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law - Management (2013-2020); Labor Law - Management (2013-2020); and Labor Law - Union (2013-2020)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
  • Passed all parts of American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) examination

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Community Support Services, Past Board President
  • United Disability Services, Past Board President
  • All-American Soap Box Derby, Honorary Director
  • United Way Administrative Committee, Member
  • Grace Church of Rootstown, Chairman of the Board of Elders

Insights

  1. Alerts
    What Every Employer Needs to Know About CBD (Nov 18, 2019)
    Are LGBTQ Workers Protected by Title VII’s Ban on Sex Discrimination? The Supreme Court Will Decide This Term (Sep 30, 2019)
    Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Increasing the Salary Thresholds for Overtime Exempt Status (Sep 26, 2019)
    Are Employers Required to Accommodate Medical Marijuana? (Aug 16, 2019)
    NLRB Proposes New Election Rules Un-Blocking Charges and Protecting Employee Rights After Voluntary Recognition (Aug 14, 2019)
  2. Article
    ERISA Compliance - Smart Business Akron/Canton (2007)
  3. Presentations
    "Fair Labor Standards Act as of 2019: Developments and Practical Solutions" - Roetzel Employment Services Webinar (2019)
    "Top 10 Recent Employment Law Developments" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
    "Recent Employment Law Developments" - Akron Area SHRM Half-Day Legislative Conference (2018)
    "Current Employment Law Developments Affecting All Employers in Ohio" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
  4. Firm News
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)

Overview

Mr. Jackson focuses his practice on employee benefit matters, regulatory compliance, labor and employment litigation, negotiating collective bargaining agreements for employers, and assisting in all aspects of employment-related issues.

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
    • summa cum laude
  2. The University of Akron, B.S., Accounting
    • summa 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
Certifications
  • Certified as a Specialist for Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law - Management (2013-2020); Labor Law - Management (2013-2020); and Labor Law - Union (2013-2020)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
  • Passed all parts of American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) examination

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • Community Support Services, Past Board President
  • United Disability Services, Past Board President
  • All-American Soap Box Derby, Honorary Director
  • United Way Administrative Committee, Member
  • Grace Church of Rootstown, Chairman of the Board of Elders

Insights

  1. Alerts
    What Every Employer Needs to Know About CBD (Nov 18, 2019)
    Are LGBTQ Workers Protected by Title VII’s Ban on Sex Discrimination? The Supreme Court Will Decide This Term (Sep 30, 2019)
    Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Increasing the Salary Thresholds for Overtime Exempt Status (Sep 26, 2019)
    Are Employers Required to Accommodate Medical Marijuana? (Aug 16, 2019)
    NLRB Proposes New Election Rules Un-Blocking Charges and Protecting Employee Rights After Voluntary Recognition (Aug 14, 2019)
  2. Article
    ERISA Compliance - Smart Business Akron/Canton (2007)
  3. Presentations
    "Fair Labor Standards Act as of 2019: Developments and Practical Solutions" - Roetzel Employment Services Webinar (2019)
    "Top 10 Recent Employment Law Developments" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
    "Recent Employment Law Developments" - Akron Area SHRM Half-Day Legislative Conference (2018)
    "Current Employment Law Developments Affecting All Employers in Ohio" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2017)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
  4. Firm News
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)