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Cheryl L. Jennings

Cheryl L. Jennings graduated with honors with her Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1988. During law school, Ms. Jennings applied for and was awarded a Judicial Externship with the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Ms. Jennings also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University where she majored in Finance and graduated cum laude in 1985.

Prior to joining the Thomas & Company firm, Ms. Jennings developed her extensive Labor and Employment career working as a key leader at three Fortune 500 companies. During her vast and varied career, Ms. Jennings has been responsible for all aspects of the operation of Human Resources and Labor Relations organizations. Specifically, Ms. Jennings has experience in labor relations contract negotiations, HR compliance programs, polices and reports, Workers’ Compensation, organization restructuring/talent upgrades, professional recruiting and staffing processes, as well as, on-going advice and support to all levels of management in day-to-day and strategic human resources and labor relations matters.

Additionally, Ms. Jennings has volunteered and devoted a great deal of her own time to various charitable and other non-profit causes. For several years, she lead the United Way Campaign efforts of one of her former Fortune 100 employers, as well as serving as the Programs Chairperson of their central Ohio non-profit Executive Committee and participating in their local Diversity Task Force. For her children’s school district, she has served as Recording Secretary of the Parent School Organization (PSO), as well as, chairperson of several other PSO committees. Ms. Jennings also served as Secretary of the Executive Board of the Southeast Recovery & Mental Health Care Services Board of Trustees in Columbus.

Ms. Jennings is licensed to practice law in Ohio and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. An avid Ohio State football fan, Ms. Jennings resides with her husband and two daughters in Dublin, Ohio.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Workers’ Compensation Law

Education:
The Ohio State University, College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 1988

  • Juris Doctor, with Honors
  • Judicial Externship – Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1985

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, cum laude
  • President of Phi Alpha Kappa Finance Honorary, Member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies