John O. Sheller is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Louisville office and has been with the firm since 2007. He has a track record of success in Labor and Employment Law that spans nearly 35 years. He is responsible for creating binding legal precedent entitling employers to secure indemnity from other parties in harassment or retaliation cases.
He has also established legal precedent holding that the claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress is preempted by statute. In a class discrimination case, he prevailed in challenging a claim brought by the federal government that women were categorically excluded from coal mining jobs.
Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits: John’s extensive experience encompasses the full breadth of employment law, including traditional labor law, laims of harassment and retaliation, breach of contract disputes and enforcement of trade secrets.
Appellate: Once a trial court decision has been made, John is fully prepared to take cases to court at the state or federal level as necessary to obtain a satisfactory resolution. He has obtained favorable verdicts for both appellants and appellees.
- Indiana University 1984, J.D., cum laude
- Ball State University 1981, B.A., summa cum laude
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- United States Supreme Court
- Louisville Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Indiana Bar Association
- Texas Bar Association
- Federalist Society
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, board member
- Louisville Metro Animal Services Spot Board, board member
- Disabled American Veterans, supporter
- Sunrise Children’s Services, contributor
- Federalist Society, member
- Christian Legal Society, contributor/supporter
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