Jonathan M. Kelly

Staff Attorney

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Mindful of the pitfalls that await every business, Jonathan Kelly leads his developing employment litigation practice with an emphasis on prevention. He interacts extensively with clients to reduce risks, enlisting creative strategies and a collaborative approach to avoid workplace disputes and achieve favorable results. However, as a skilled litigator, Jon is also unafraid to defend his clients’ cases in the courtroom.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Eugene M. Corbin Award (2016)


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Young Lawyer Section
    •  Mock Trial Committee: Co-Chair (2017 to 2018)

    • Common Pleas Practice Group: Secretary (2018)

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Robert P. Ruehlman, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas: Law Clerk (2016 to 2018)
  • Ohio Innocence Project: Fellow (2014 to 2015)


  • Ohio


  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2016, magna cum laude; University of Cincinnati Law Review: Contributor, Blog Chair
  • B.A., Xavier University, 2012