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  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
    12 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    12 years

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  • Russell Clark Golowin

    Jon is the first attorney I recommend to my clients if they run into a labor and employment issue. Jon is very responsive and easy to talk to. Give him a call.


    Russell Golowin Elder Law Attorney
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  • Melissa Moriarty Gast

    Mr. Secrest is a trusted colleague to whom I never hesistate referring potential clients when they are need of an employment attorney.


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Contact info

Dickinson Wright, PLLC

150 E. Gay Street
Suite 2400
Columbus, OH, 43215


NYCurrently registered 201203/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200609/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Top LawyerColumbus C.E.O. Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
2013 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2013
2012 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2012
2011 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
2010 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
2009 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
2006 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Order of the CuriaCapital University Law School2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRoetzel & Andress2013 - Present
AssociateThe Dickerson Law Group, P.A.2006 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Franklin County Republican Judicial Salute CommitteeChair2012 - 2012
Franklin County Republican Judicial Salute CommitteeVice Chair2011 - 2011
Franklin County Republican Judicial Salute CommitteeSecond Vice Chair2010 - 2010
Defense Research InstituteN/A2008 - Present
Collier County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationAdvisory Panel2002 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Food ManufacturingPrepping for FSMA Whistleblower Provisions2014
The PackerWhistleblower Provisions under FSMA2014
Wholesale & Distribution InternationalFreedom of Office Speech: Knowing New Federal Laws Can Help Companies Avoid Lawsuits2014
USLaw Radio Podcast"A Glance at the Top 10 Employment Issues of 2011"2011
Ohio University Sports Administration Newsletter"Protecting Non-Compete Agreements with Choice of Law Provisions and Swift Action"2010
Law You Can Use"What You Should Know About Real Estate Auctions"2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
DePauw UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
USLAW Network Fall Client ConferenceFive Minute Drill: Supervisor/Personal Liability Under the Fair Labor Standards Act,2014
Lorman Education Seminar SeriesAvoiding Wage and Hour Liabilities2013
Webinar"The Rise of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) CLaims Against the Food, Beverage, and Consumer Product Industry"2011
Columbus Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee"What Employment Lawyers Need to Know About the Dodd-Frank Act and Other Pressing Issues for 2011"2011
2011 SHRM Regional Conference"FLSA Exemptions and Hot Topics"2011
Roetzel & Andress Employment Law and Workers' Compensation Update Seminar"Fair Labor Standards Act Exemptions"2010
Real Living Core LawReal Estate License and Disclosure Law2006