Matthew J.P. Coffman is passionate about being a Columbus Employment Lawyer. In his practice as a Columbus Ohio Employment Attorney, Matthew specializes in representing employees against their employers.
A non-exhaustive list of some of the issues in which Matthew provides representation includes the following: (i) disability discrimination (ADA); (ii) unpaid overtime wages (FLSA); (iii) age discrimination (ADEA); (iv) employment discrimination based upon sex, pregnancy, race, color, religion, or national origin (Title VII); (v) FMLA interference or retaliation; (vi) wrongful termination; (vii) retaliation; (viii) harassment and sexual harassment; (ix) hostile work environment; (x) failure to pay minimum wage (FLSA); (xi) whistleblower retaliation; (xii) failure to pay prevailing wage ; (xiii) workers' compensation retaliation; (xiv) unemployment appeals; and (xv) severance negotiations.
Prior to establishing Coffman Legal, LLC, Matthew gained experience working at a law firm based in Columbus, Ohio and another located near Dayton, Ohio. Matthew’s professional work experience added to the foundation that he strived diligently to build in advance of the commencement of his career as an attorney, including in positions with a county prosecutor, a city prosecutor, a judge in the Sixth District Court of Appeals, and a judge in the Franklin County Municipal Court.
Coffman Legal, LLC was founded upon Matthew’s empathy for those individuals who are unable to represent themselves and his commitment to the provision of affordable, first-rate, and zealous representation.
Licensed since 2009
Hourly ($200-300/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (45 minutes)
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2015|
|One of Three Best Employment Lawyers Columbus, Ohio||ThreeBestRated.com||2015|
|Pro Bono Service Commendation||The University of Toledo College of Law||2009|
|Attorney / Owner||Coffman Legal, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Cheek Law Offices, LLC||2011 - 2012|
|Associate||Elsass, Wallace, Evans, Schnelle Co., LPA||2010 - 2011|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Ohio Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Barrister's Leadership Program - CBA||Member||2012 - 2013|
|Columbus Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee||Member||2011 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Age Discrimination Case||Resolved before trial|
|Whistleblower / Retaliation||Resolved before trial|
|Disability Discrimination Case||Resolved in a manner satisfactory to my client.|
|University Of Toledo||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Ohio State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|