Roman Arce

Contact

Member
Toledo
Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Overview

Roman Arce is a member of the firm’s labor and employment law practice group. Mr. Arce has over 25 years of experience in labor and employment law, including construction industry labor law and litigation in state and federal courts, including FMLA cases, FLSA collective actions, Ohio Prevailing Wage and ERISA cases. Mr. Arce also represents employers in collective bargaining and in labor arbitrations. He has practiced before the following federal and Ohio agencies – the NLRB, the EEOC, the OCRC, the Ohio Safety and Health Review Commission, the U.S. Dept. of Labor, OFCCP and wage and hour division, the State Employee Relations Board (SERB), the Ohio Industrial Commission, the Ohio Dept. of Commerce, and the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission.

Mr. Arce also conducts employment-related investigations and prepares post-investigation assessments on behalf of private and public sector clients, including employee fatality investigations involving multiple federal, state, and local government agencies.

Mr. Arce’s strength lies in his breadth of experience effectively handling a variety of labor and employment law matters. Many law firms would have to deploy attorneys from their litigation and labor and employment law practice groups to handle the variety of matters he has successfully handled over the past 25 years.

Professional / Community

  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • Member, Minority Trial Lawyer Committee and EEO Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees
  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Committee
  • Past Commissioner, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Past Member and President, Board of Trustees, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE)
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Toledo Children’s Hospital
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Ohio
  • Past Member, ProMedica Health System Audit and Compliance Committee
  • Member, ProMedica Health System Governance Committee
  • Member, Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Historic South Initiative

Representative Matters

The following are representative court cases Mr. Arce handled:

  • Dickinson v. Spieldenner, et al., Lucas County App. No. L-16-1041, 2017-Ohio-667
  • Speller v. Toledo Public School Dist. Bd. of Educ., Lucas App. No. L-14-1149, 2015-Ohio-2672, Ohio Supreme Court jurisdiction declined, 2015-Ohio-5468
  • Trustees of the Northwestern Ohio Plumbers and Pipefitters Pension Plan v. Helm & Associates, Inc., N.D. Ohio No. 3:10-CV-739, 2012 WL 2681375
  • Trustees of the Northwestern Ohio Plumbers and Pipefitters Pension Plan v. Helm & Associates, Inc., 191 LRRM 3025, 2011 WL 4688784
  • Bennett v. Goodremont’s, Inc., et al., Lucas County App. No. L-08-1193, 2009-Ohio-2920
  • Bill Perron v. Hood Industries, Inc. d/b/a Atlas Roofing Corp., Lucas County App. No. L-06-1396, 2007-Ohio-4478
  • Chester v. Quadco Rehabilitation Center, 484 F.Supp.2d 735 (N.D. Ohio 2007)
  • LIUNA Local 500 and Helm & Associates, Inc., 347 NLRB No. 68 (July 31, 2006)
  • Rollison v. Ball, Third Dist. App. No. 9-05-48, 2006-Ohio-5153
  • Edgar v. JAC Products, Inc., 443 F.3d 501 (6th Cir. 2006)
  • Persichillo v. Motor Carrier Service, Inc., 156 Ohio App.3d 383, 806 N.E.2d 181 (2004)
  • Rocha v. Sauder Woodworking Co., 221 F.Supp.2d 818 (N.D. Ohio 2002)
  • Lambert v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., Unpublished Disposition, App. No. 98-3498, 178 F.3d 1295 (Table) (6th Cir. 1999)
  • Moore v. Baron Drawn Steel Corp. (Lucas C.P. 1998), 118 Ohio Misc.2d 112, 1998-Ohio-719
  • Yoder v. Ingersoll-Rand Co., 31 F.Supp.2d 565 (N.D. Ohio 1997), aff'd without opinion, 172 F.3d 51 (6th Cir. 1998)

Languages

Spanish

Publications

  • Contributor, The Developing Labor Law, 2001 & 2002 Supplements, published by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Books
  • Contributor, Employment Discrimination Law, 1998 Supplement, published by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Books

education

J.D., 1992, University of Michigan Law School
B.A., 1989, with honors, University of Notre Dame

admissions

Ohio
Supreme Court Ohio
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio