Attorney Ira J. Mirkin is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Labor and Employment Law. Attorney Mirkin’s practice has included, among other things, the preparation and trial of many civil rights and employment related cases, and representing employees and employers. He has been invited to speak on constitutional issues, procedural issues relating to employment litigation, Family & Medical Leave Act, education law, sexual harassment, employment-at-will and employment discrimination at conferences sponsored by the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Education Association, the Industrial Relations Research Association, the National Business Institute, the Mahoning County Bar Association, the Trumbull County Bar Association and the Mahoning/Trumbull Counties Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Mirkin carries the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest rating, AV Preeminent, and has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as an Ohio Super Lawyer.

Areas of Practice

 Civil Rights
 Employment Law – Employee
 Employment Law – Employer
 Labor Law
 Education Law

Bar Admissions

 State of Ohio, 1979
 U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
 U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
 U.S. Claims Court
 U. S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
 U. S. Supreme Court

Education

 The University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio, 1979 Cum Laude
 Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1975

Associations

 Ohio State Bar Association, Labor Employment and Litigation Sections, Member
 American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
 Mahoning County Bar Association, Member
 Labor & Employment Law Section Board of Governors, Former Representative
 National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
 Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Member
 Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, Member
 National Organization of Lawyers for Education Association, Member