Professional Experience

Peter T. Zawadski assists clients in resolving various school law issues, such as labor and employment matters, real estate valuation, contract disputes, employee and student due process challenges, policy drafting, and public records compliance. Peter's practice is diverse and includes such topics as discrimination, free speech, eminent domain, freedom of religion, sovereign immunity, discipline, defamation, and social media. Peter defends boards of education in state and federal court and administrative agencies, including county boards of revision, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the Office for Civil Rights, the State Employment Relations Board, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Before pursuing a career in law, Peter served as a social worker.

Walter | Haverfield LLP




Peter’s practice is diverse and includes such topics as discrimination, free speech, eminent domain, freedom of religion, sovereign immunity, discipline, defamation, and social technology.

Professional & Community Associations

  • Member of the Ohio School Boards Association’s Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2008, with honors (Health Law Concentration)
Managing Editor, Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine
Carleton College, B.A., 2001, cum laude (sociology/anthropology)

Licensed to Practice

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Articles by Peter T. Zawadski

March 22, 2013 - "Don't be too quick to settle a lawsuit," Crain's Cleveland Business (Legal Guest Blog)

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