Drawing on more than three decades of experience, Janis represents clients from a wide range of industries. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of asbestos litigation management and employment law, where she remains hands-on while utilizing internal practices developed over time that emphasize a cost-effective approach.
On the employment side of her practice, Janis handles employment litigation defense. She is an effective and efficient advocate for her clients, focusing on results while providing prompt and regular communication to both clients and colleagues. Taking a well-rounded approach to solving problems, she advises clients on employment law compliance, conducts employee investigations, assists clients with employment policies, including personnel forms and employee handbooks, and offers management training seminars for clients. She also serves as a mediator in employment matters.
In addition, Janis serves as national discovery counsel for asbestos litigation, concentrating on all aspects of discovery. Hardworking and organized, she has significant experience managing a large document repository, developing discovery responses, assisting with corporate product witness deposition preparation, and helping counsel around the country with defense strategy.
Prior to joining the firm, Janis served as law clerk to the Honorable Nicholas J. Walinski of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Outside the office, Janis enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and scrapbooking.