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Sara Hutchins Jodka

Sara Hutchins Jodka

Practice areas:

Employment / Labor, Privacy, Litigation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Employment / Labor: 60%
  2. Privacy: 25%
  3. Litigation: 15%

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Contact Info

McDonald Hopkins, LLC

240 N. Fifth Street.
Suite 300
Columbus, OH, 43215



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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Counsel - Data Privacy and Labor and EmploymentMcDonald Hopkins2015 - Present
Senior Associate AttorneyPorter Wright2011 - 2014
Associate AttorneyOgletree Deakins2007 - 2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)Member2015 - Present
InfraGardMember2015 - Present
Uniform Law Commission Social Media Drafting CommitteeObserver for Social Media Privacy Legislation2015 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationLabor and Employment Section Council2014 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember, Labor and Employment Committee2014 - Present
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)N/A2013 - Present
Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO)Co-Chair Employee Relations Committee2013 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Ohio State Bar AssociationTwibel: Online Communications Bring New Legal Challenges,"2015
Ohio Chamber of Commerce’s Ohio MattersTwibel: The funny-sounding social media claim that’s not a laughing matter2014
Paralegal Today MagazineNot Your Grandfather’s Union2014
Ohio Chamber of Commerce’s Ohio MattersSurviving the holiday party without creating liability for your company2014
ABA Labor and Employment Law SectionThe Family Medical Leave Act 2011 Cumulative Supplement2013
Law Practice TodayThe Dos and Don'ts of Conducting a Legal, Yet Helpful, Social Media Background Screen2013
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert SiteAbsence and Notice Policies Help Mitigate FMLA Fallout2012
Employer Law Report BlogTop Holiday Headaches Series2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctorate2003
The Ohio State UniversityN/ABachelor of Art2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
OHS/INFRAGARD: Cyber STRATEGIES FOR A SAFER OHIOPreventing data leaks through workforce management2014
Midwest Labor and Employment ConferenceSocial Media in Employment2014
FMLA WorkshopHow to Avoid FMLA Hot Spots2014
BLR/HR HeroConducting Legally Sound Background Checks: FCRA Requirements, EEOC Guidance, FACTA and Other Recent Developments2014
Association of Corporate Counsel America, Northern Ohio ChapterTechnology to think about—Social media and data breaches2014
19th Annual Advanced Employment Issues SymposiumMinimizing Data Breaches in the Workplace and HR’s Response to Security Leaks2014
19th Annual Advanced Employment Issues SymposiumSolutions to Pre-Employment Background Screen & Drug Test Challenges2014