Dan Guttman represents private and public entities in a variety of litigation, internal investigation, risk management, organization governance, and traditional labor matters. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs to sophisticated political subdivisions. He currently serves as retained general or special counsel for several clients, advising on both transactional and day-to-day issues, and as the Chief Labor Negotiator for the State of Ohio. Dan’s engagements include protecting important business interests involving noncompetes and trade secrets; handling sensitive internal investigations involving discrimination, harassment, whistleblower and retaliation allegations; and high-stakes litigated matters such as class action defense. Dan also has extensive traditional labor experience. He serves as lead spokesperson at the collective bargaining table and represents management in arbitrations, hearings and organizational campaigns. He regularly assists in-house counsel and human resources professionals on a wide variety of issues, including compliance assessments before problems arise.
Dan is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Labor and Employment, and is also named in The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation – Labor and Employment. Within the firm, Dan serves as the Business Development Leader of the Columbus office.