Stephanie Olivera Mittica

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. Mittica 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. Mittica’s employment practice further includes representation of clients in immigration law matters.

Experience
  • Represented a public school district against allegations of sexual harassment under R.C. 4112 and Title IX
  • Successfully conducted a large and comprehensive sexual harassment investigation for a large public school district 
     
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
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, The Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association 
Community Affiliations
  • The International Institute of Akron, Board President

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus (Sep 16, 2020)
    DOL Updates FFCRA Regulations, Effective 9/16/2020, in Response to Federal Court Decision (Sep 15, 2020)
    EEOC Acknowledges Limitations to Its Enforcement Powers in Recent Opinion Letter (Sep 14, 2020)
    EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on ADA Compliance During COVID-19 (Sep 9, 2020)
    Ohio Supreme Court Grants Interim Revival of Madison Local’s Resolution to Allow Employees to Carry Concealed Weapons (Aug 28, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    Significant Employment Law Cases of 2019-2020 - Akron Area Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (Aug 13, 2020)
    COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here? - Akron Area Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (Aug 13, 2020)
    The Pendulum Swings Back Towards Employers: An Update on Employment Laws - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (November 2019)
    "2019 Employment Updates For Public Employers" - Northern Ohio Chapter of IPMA-HR Spring Conference (May 2019)
    "Top 10 Recent Employment Law Developments" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel’s Reopening America Readiness Team Formed to Help Businesses Reopen (May 5, 2020)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)

Overview

Ms. Mittica 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. Mittica’s employment practice further includes representation of clients in immigration law matters.

Experience
  • Represented a public school district against allegations of sexual harassment under R.C. 4112 and Title IX
  • Successfully conducted a large and comprehensive sexual harassment investigation for a large public school district 
     
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
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, The Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association 
Community Affiliations
  • The International Institute of Akron, Board President

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus (Sep 16, 2020)
    DOL Updates FFCRA Regulations, Effective 9/16/2020, in Response to Federal Court Decision (Sep 15, 2020)
    EEOC Acknowledges Limitations to Its Enforcement Powers in Recent Opinion Letter (Sep 14, 2020)
    EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on ADA Compliance During COVID-19 (Sep 9, 2020)
    Ohio Supreme Court Grants Interim Revival of Madison Local’s Resolution to Allow Employees to Carry Concealed Weapons (Aug 28, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    Significant Employment Law Cases of 2019-2020 - Akron Area Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (Aug 13, 2020)
    COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here? - Akron Area Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (Aug 13, 2020)
    The Pendulum Swings Back Towards Employers: An Update on Employment Laws - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (November 2019)
    "2019 Employment Updates For Public Employers" - Northern Ohio Chapter of IPMA-HR Spring Conference (May 2019)
    "Top 10 Recent Employment Law Developments" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel’s Reopening America Readiness Team Formed to Help Businesses Reopen (May 5, 2020)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)