Allison R. Thomas

Staff Attorney

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It takes a level head and an open mind to successfully resolve legal challenges that arise in the workplace. Allison Thomas has both. Her employment litigation and labor relations practice benefits from Allison’s deliberate approach to disputes, as well as her ability to find creative solutions to the struggles that exist between employees and employers in every industry. Experienced with all phases of litigation, Allison is committed to customizing her efforts to suit the unique needs of each client.


  • Investigated and helped prepare responses to submit to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for whistleblower retaliation cases.
  • Assisted with preparation of arbitration and post-hearing briefs related to labor disputes for a large public transit entity.
  • Drafted briefs, handled client depositions and more for all phases of litigation in medical and dental malpractice suits.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Leadership Ohio: Class of 2017


  • Ohio State Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable James R. Knepp II, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio: Law Clerk (2013 to 2015)
  • Toledo Municipal Court: Small Claims Assistant (2012 to 2013)
  • The Honorable David A. Katz, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio: Judicial Extern (2011)


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Ohio


  • J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, 2013, cum laude; University of Toledo Law Review, Board 44, Contributing Editor; Women's Law Student Association
  • B.S., Indiana University, 2010