Scott Salsbury Biography

Scott represents management in labor and employment matters. His labor practice includes collective bargaining negotiations, the defense of unfair labor practice charges, and grievance arbitrations. He represents and defends employers in hearings before the National Labor Relations Board. Scott’s employment practice involves representing employers before the U.S. Equal Employment Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. He advises clients on a host of employment issues that include Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination, WARN, Medical Leave, Whistleblower Retaliation, and Wage and Hour. Scott has litigated in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Ohio. He has tried to jury verdict cases involving areas of law that include defamation, discrimination and retaliation. Scott has also tried bench trials and injunction actions involving construction and commercial real estate disputes, workers compensation retaliation, and non-compete agreements.

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Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 1987

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1991

U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1996

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999

U.S. Supreme Court, 2001


The Ohio State University College of Law, JD, 1987

Kent State University, BA,1984

Published Works:

Clarity or Calamity? the NLRB Tries Again to Define Supervisors, Cleveland Bar Association Monthly Magazine, March, 2007

Employee Use of Social Networking Sites, The Academy Advocate, Issue 2, Volume 4, 2009 What’s the Prognosis for Change in Healthcare Labor Law? Cleveland Metro Bar Association Monthly Magazine, March 2010 The NLRB Brings Change to Healthcare Employers Cleveland Metro Bar Association Monthly Magazine, March 2012

Representative Cases:

Sokol v. Akron General Med. Center, 173 F.3d 1026 (6th Cir. 1999)

Dietelbach v. Ohio Edison, 1 Fed. Appx. 435 (6th Cir 2001)

Moore, M.D. v. Rubin, M.D., (Oh. App. 2004), 2004 WL 2803237 

Vrable III, Inc. and SEIU District 1199, 353 NLRB 102 (2009)

Akron General Medical Center (2011), NLRB Case No. 08-UC-000412

Snyder v. Embassy Healthcare, Inc. (2011), Lake Co. Court of Common Pleas Case No. 10 CV 002014

Broadway Care Center and SEIU District 1199 (2012), Contract Arb. FMCS Case No. 11-56893-6

Solis, U.S. Dep’t of Labor v. Altercare, Inc. (N.D. Ohio 2013), U.S. District Court Case No. 1:12-CV-1143

AVRC and USW (2014), Discharge Arb. FMCS No. 14-00697-6

Carter v. Hickory Healthcare, Inc. (N.D. Ohio 2014), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157947

State, ex rel. Morley v. The Honorable Gene Zmuda, Ohio Supreme Court Case No. 2016-1161

Classes/Seminars Taught:

The Labor & Employment Law Session, Ohio Health Care Association Annual Conference 2005-2007

Remaining Union Free & the Employee Free Choice Act, Ohio Health Care Association Annual Conference, 2008

Planning to Manage a Union Facility? Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes Fall Conference, 2009

Remaining Union Free, American Health Care Association/NCAL 62nd Annual Convention 2010

Pregnancy Discrimination: How to Reduce Your Risks, Ohio Provider Resource Association Fall Conference, 2011

Prevent Emerging EEO Issues From Blooming into Thorny Lawsuits, Ohio Health Care Association Annual Convention, 2012

Employee Labor Relations, Ohio Provider Resource Association Fall Conference, 2013

Healthcare Wage & Hour Compliance, Ohio Provider Resource Association Spring Conference, 2014

NLRB Initiatives Impacting Healthcare Employers, Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Annual Conference, 2014

Weather the Whistleblower Tempest, Ohio Health Care Association Annual Conference, 2015

Best Practices for Managing FMLA Leaves of Absence, Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Annual Conference 2015

Wage and Hour Compliance for Healthcare Employers. Midwest Care Alliance Annual Conference, 2015

Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation, LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference, 2016

Honors and Awards:

OSBA Certified Specialist Labor and Employment Law

Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV-Preeminent

Super Lawyers, 2006-2007, 2009-2013, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Health Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present

Ohio Health Care Association, 2007 – Present


Past Employment Positions:

Ohio Court of Appeals, Sixth District, Judicial Law Clerk, 1987 – 1989

United States District Court, E.D. Tennessee, Judicial Law Clerk, 1989 – 1990

Roetzel & Andress, Associate Attorney, 1990 – 1999

Roetzel & Andress, Partner, 2000 – 2004

Pro Bono Activities:

President – Mobile Meals, Inc., 2009 – 2011