Bill Barath represents business clients in employment and data protection/cybersecurity matters.
Bill's practice is concentrated in helping businesses deal with employees and employee-related issues. This includes both day-to-day human resource guidance, as well as defending employers against lawsuits asserting discrimination or other wrongful activity. In light of a significant portion of data breaches being related to current or former employees, Bill advises businesses in dealing with data privacy and Internet of Things issues and developing industry-specific data security plans.
Bill has had first chair responsibility in numerous jury trials and other proceedings before state and federal courts in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa, as well as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.