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Kelly Mulloy Myers

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Kelly Mulloy Myers

Kelly Mulloy Myers

Cincinnati, Ohio
phone (513) 721-1975
fax (513) 651-2570
email kmyers@fmr.law

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Kelly Mulloy Myers received her Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned a Masters in Labor and Employment Relations from the University of Cincinnati. Kelly was one of the first attorneys in the State of Ohio to be certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law. She is also licensed to practice law in Kentucky. Kelly is an active member of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association and its local counterpart, the Cincinnati Employment Lawyers Association. Kelly is active in the Cincinnati Bar Association, having served as President, Chair of the Young Lawyers Section, Chair of the Women Lawyers Section, and President of the Cincinnati Bar Foundation. Kelly is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Legal Career:
  • Managing Partner, Freking Myers & Reul, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Past President of the Cincinnati Bar Association
Areas of Practice:
Education:
  • B.A., Indiana University
  • M.A., University of Cincinnati
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law
Professional Associations:
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Volunteer Arbitrator, Hamilton County, OH Common Pleas ADR Program (1996-2005)
  • Cheviot, Ohio Civil Service Commission (2000-2010)
Licenses:
  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Honors and Awards:
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Class VI
  • Beyond Civility Communication Workshop, 2016
  • Certified by Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Labor and Employment Law
  • Named Ohio Super Lawyer and one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Ohio by Law and Politics Magazine
  • Named in Best Lawyers in America
Bench Verdicts: Pro-Plaintiff
  • Wells v. City of Montgomery (FMLA retaliation) (with Randy Freking)
Jury Verdicts: Pro-Plaintiff
  • Bahar v. City of Cincinnati (retaliation) (with Randy Freking)
  • Cieminski v. BP (breach of contract) (with Randy Freking)
  • Dage v. Time Warner (disability discrimination) (with Randy Freking)
  • Laug v. BIS (age discrimination) (with Randy Freking)
  • Litton v. Talawanda School District (with Randy Freking and Becky Ganis)
  • Pelletier v. Rumpke (age discrimination) (with Randy Freking)
  • Robinson v. Hillman Hospitality (FMLA) (with Tod Thompson)
  • Rogers, et al. v. Chipotle Mexican Grill (gender discrimination) (with Randy Freking and Katherine Neff)
  • Young v. Sears (FMLA retaliation) (with Randy Freking)
Arbitration Awards: Pro-Plaintiff
  • Kamil v. Digitron, Inc. (breach of contract) (with Peter Burr)
  • Pangallo v. Smurfit Stone Container Corp. (age discrimination, FMLA retaliation) (with Katherine Neff)
Presentations:
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Labor & Employment Symposium. “Pregnancy in the Workplace” (with Kimberly Vanover Riley, 2005)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association New Lawyers Training. “Attorney-Client Relationships” (with Gregory A. Napolitano, 2007/2008)
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association Seminar. “Rainmaking” (2010)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association You and the Legal System Program. “Employment: Your Rights in the Workplace” (2010)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Series Pretrial Practice Seminar. “Witness Preparation and Depositions” (with Thomas L. Stachler, 2011/2013)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Symposium. “U.S. Supreme Court Update: An Active Year for Employment Law” (with Michael W. Hawkins, 2011)
  • Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association. “Two Perspectives on Employment Claims” (with David A. Skidmore, Jr., 2014)
  • Lawyers Club. “Employment Litigation” (with David T. Croall, 2014)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Symposium. “Working For Free: Volunteers, Interns, and … Cheerleaders?” (with Eugene Droder, III, 2014)
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association. “Litigating Attorney Fees” (2015)
  • HR Collaborative Navigating the Course Conference. “Ten Deadly Signs, Termination Mistakes that Make My Job Easier” (2015)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Torts R’ Us Seminar. “Torts in the Workplace” (2015)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Symposium. “FMLA Update” (with Jeffrey S. Shoskin, 2015)
  • 53 Annual Midwest Labor rd and Employment Law Seminar. “The Impact of the 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on Employment Cases” (with Richard L. Moore and Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman, 2016)
  • 2016 NELA Conference on Summary Judgment. “Just the Facts on Creating Persuasive Fact Sections” (with M. Nieves Bolanos)
  • Using Technology in the Courtroom, Cincinnati Bar Association. “Informed Perspectives on the Effective Use of Trial Technology” (with CBA Women Lawyers Committee, 2016)
  • 35th NKU Labor Management Conference. “Winning Strategies for Mediation and Arbitration” (with Bill Heekin, Michael W. Hawkins and John Gray, 2017)
  • Gender and Healthcare Issues in the Workplace. “Gender Discrimination in the Workplace.” (with Katherine Daughtrey Neff, 2017)
  • Labor & Employment Law Symposium. “Managing FMLA Intermittent and Reduced Leave Schedule Requests” (with Jeffrey Shoskin, 2017)
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association. “Practice Skills Lab” (2018)
  • Raising the Bar: How Attorneys and Judges Can Help Eliminate Sexual Harassment in the Court and Legal Profession. “Sexual Harassment 101: What It Is and Is Not” (with Richard A. Dove, 2018)
  • Federal Bar Association/Gender Equity Subcommittee: “Practice Tips for a Successful Career.” (Panel discussion, 2018)
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association Leadership Institute: “Me Too Movement”(2019)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Symposium. “Pregnancy Accommodation and Leaves of Absence: The State of the Law” (with Jeffrey S. Shoskin, 2019)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association: Public Information Panel on Labor and Employment Law (2020)
  • Freaking Out About Work with Randy Freking Podcast: “So, You Lost Your Job, Now What?” (2020)
  • Freaking Out About Work with Randy Freking Podcast: “Rights and Responsibilities of Current Employees” (2020)
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association: “Should I Post That? How to Avoid Social Media Issues in the Workplace” (2020)
  • Freaking Out About Work with Randy Freking Podcast: “The Pandemic’s Disparate Impact on Women“ (2020)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association: Employment Law COVID Update: “The Impact of The Pandemic on Women and Individuals with Disabilities” (with Faith Whittaker, 2020)
  • Ohio State Bar Association: “Anatomy of a Trial: ACTL Trial Skills Boot Camp: Demonstration of Opening Statements” (with The Honorable Judge Jody M. Luebbers and Aneca E. Lasley, 2021)
  • Cincinnati Paralegal Association: Should I Post That? (2021)
  • Ohio State Bar Association: Advanced Labor and Employment Law Seminar: “Investigations: Ostrich Now, Dodo Later” (with Deborah S. Adams, 2021)