Sara Jodka, CIPP-US / Of Counsel at Dickinson Wright, dedicates her practice to working with business-side clients to anticipate, identify, and resolve labor and employment; data privacy and cyber security issues, including preparing for and remedying data breaches; and litigation risks.
Sara devotes a significant part of her practice to counseling businesses in litigation prevention and compliance with state, federal, and administrative laws and regulations, which includes drafting executive compensation agreements, handbooks and policies, separation agreements, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA) authorizations / disclosures, etc.; counseling regarding termination decisions (including largescale layoffs/reductions in force); performing exempt status classification audits; training employees on employment topics, including leave, privacy, discrimination, harassment and retaliation, social media, BYOD, the digital workplace; and others.
She also litigates before federal and state courts and administrative agencies including the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), OSHA, etc.
Her litigation practice also extends to business law in which she has represented clients on both sides in non-compete/non-solicitation/trade secret violation cases at the injunction hearing stage through to trial.
She also performs due diligence on the labor / employment and data privacy / cyber security sides for buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions.
- The Ohio State University, B.A.
- Capital University Law School, J.D.
- Board of Advisors, MyLawCLE
- Ohio State Bar Association
- Columbus Bar Association; Member, Labor and Employment Section
- Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO)
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
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