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Faith Whittaker

Faith Whittaker

Faith has experience guiding clients through issues that arise in the workplace. She serves as chair of the firm’s employment practice group and handles employment-related litigation for her clients, who range from local businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Understanding each client has different tolerances and objectives in dealing with employment matters, Faith is passionate about learning her clients’ industries and gaining insight into their operations. While prepared to vigorously proceed through litigation, she teams with her clients to conduct a thorough evaluation of the case, examining the risks and options, before crafting a unique strategy that meets their needs. She works with in-house counsel and legal departments, as well as human resources officials and company executives, to analyze each matter and chart the best course toward a resolution. Faith handles litigation relating to all facets of employment law, including, but not limited to, discrimination claims, retaliation claims, wrongful discharge claims, class and collective actions, claims relating to background checks, wage and hour claims, noncompetition issues, and common law tort claims. She also has extensive experience in negotiating settlements.

Faith understands labor and employment law is constantly evolving, and she teams with clients to offer proactive counsel, including conducting training programs and drafting employee policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Her experience with companies and organizations enables her to provide counsel that mitigates her clients’ risk, while also allowing their business to effectively operate. She conducts training for her clients related to a variety of issues, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, The Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other state and federal employment statutes and regulations. Faith has experience litigating in several different jurisdictions, which helps strengthen her ability to guide clients in compliance with the law.

A respected leader within the firm, Faith serves as Dinsmore’s social chair, a member of the business development committee, is former chair of the firm’s United Way campaign, and is the founder and chair of the Cincinnati Women’s Initiative.

Guest Appearances
October 7, 2020

Ohio’s COVID-19 Liability Shield

Ohio’s new liability shield for COVID-19 protects businesses and individuals during their reopen. Faith Whittaker and Hayley Geiler from Dinsmore and Shohl break it down for us.