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 (2013-2019); Labor Law - Management (2013-2019); and Labor Law - Union (2013-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2019)
  • 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
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
    How Much is a Good Name Worth? Ohio Supreme Court Says Damages for Defamation are Capped (Dec 12, 2018)
    It's Unanimous: Federal Age Discrimination Law Applies to Public Employers Regardless of Size (Nov 8, 2018)
    "It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again" : The Boeing Micro-Unit Case (Oct 15, 2018)
  2. Article
    ERISA Compliance - Smart Business Akron/Canton (2007)
  3. Presentations
    "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)
    "Top 10 Recent Developments in Ohio and Federal Employment Law" - 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 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)
    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)

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 (2013-2019); Labor Law - Management (2013-2019); and Labor Law - Union (2013-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2019)
  • 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
    OSHA Increases Civil Penalties (Jan 18, 2019)
    New Year, New Minimum Wage (Jan 7, 2019)
    How Much is a Good Name Worth? Ohio Supreme Court Says Damages for Defamation are Capped (Dec 12, 2018)
    It's Unanimous: Federal Age Discrimination Law Applies to Public Employers Regardless of Size (Nov 8, 2018)
    "It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again" : The Boeing Micro-Unit Case (Oct 15, 2018)
  2. Article
    ERISA Compliance - Smart Business Akron/Canton (2007)
  3. Presentations
    "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)
    "Top 10 Recent Developments in Ohio and Federal Employment Law" - 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 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)
    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)