Stephanie Y. Olivera

Associate
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6671
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6671 | F 330.376.4577



Overview

Ms. Olivera focuses her practice on employment and labor law. She represents public and private sector clients in employment-related counseling and litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination based on race, gender, disability, age, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, Section 1983 claims, employment contracts, and wage and hour disputes, in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies. She also counsels clients on various federal, state, and local statutes to ensure compliance with applicable laws. Ms. Olivera’s employment practice further includes representation of clients in immigration law matters.

Languages
  1. Spanish
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Tiffin University, B.A., Criminal Justice Studies
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean's List Honors
  2. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.,
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean’s List Honors
    • CALI Award for Academic Excellence – Legal Writing and Litigation
    • Cleveland-Marshall Interscholastic Moot Court Team, Chairperson and Member
    • Cleveland-Marshall Journal of Law and Health, Research Editor
    • Cleveland-Marshall Hispanic Law Student Association, President
    • Cleveland-Marshall Student Bar Association, Member

Credentials

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

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, The Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • American Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • The International Institute of Akron, Board Member
  • United Way of Summit County, New Business Committee, Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    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)
    No Citation? No Problem. Employers Can Now Submit a Request to Charge the Surplus Fund Without Proof of a Motor Vehicle Citation (Sep 13, 2018)
    Competing in the Commonwealth: New Non-Compete Law Brings Big Changes to Massachusetts (Sep 10, 2018)
  2. 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)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - Part II” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)

Overview

Ms. Olivera focuses her practice on employment and labor law. She represents public and private sector clients in employment-related counseling and litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination based on race, gender, disability, age, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, Section 1983 claims, employment contracts, and wage and hour disputes, in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies. She also counsels clients on various federal, state, and local statutes to ensure compliance with applicable laws. Ms. Olivera’s employment practice further includes representation of clients in immigration law matters.

Languages
  1. Spanish

Education

  1. Tiffin University, B.A., Criminal Justice Studies
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean's List Honors
  2. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.,
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean’s List Honors
    • CALI Award for Academic Excellence – Legal Writing and Litigation
    • Cleveland-Marshall Interscholastic Moot Court Team, Chairperson and Member
    • Cleveland-Marshall Journal of Law and Health, Research Editor
    • Cleveland-Marshall Hispanic Law Student Association, President
    • Cleveland-Marshall Student Bar Association, Member

Credentials

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

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, The Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • American Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • The International Institute of Akron, Board Member
  • United Way of Summit County, New Business Committee, Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    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)
    No Citation? No Problem. Employers Can Now Submit a Request to Charge the Surplus Fund Without Proof of a Motor Vehicle Citation (Sep 13, 2018)
    Competing in the Commonwealth: New Non-Compete Law Brings Big Changes to Massachusetts (Sep 10, 2018)
  2. 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)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - Part II” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)