Frank D. Hatfield

//Frank D. Hatfield
Frank D. Hatfield 2017-09-26T15:29:40-04:00

Insightful, Comprehensive Counsel

Frank represents employers and entities (public and private) in all facets of labor and employment including civil litigation, administrative proceedings, contract negotiations, mediation, conflict resolution and arbitration. His previous experience in human resources management provides practical insight that complements Frank’s legal knowledge.

A Passionate Advocate

From initial meetings to successful resolution, Frank’s diverse background and practice ensures clients have the best possible representation with daily administration of internal policies, state and federal laws, and collective bargaining agreements.

Additionally, he represents employers and entities in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies pertaining to matters that include civil litigation, workers’ compensation, civil service employment collective bargaining and unemployment.

On the Personal Side

Frank, his wife and young daughter, enjoy spending their free time visiting local parks and museums. Frank also volunteers with Ohio Reads and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Professional Memberships

  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Columbus Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court

Presentations and Publications

Frank provides ongoing education and training to many clients, which allows employers and their staff to identify and address human resources concerns with confidence.

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Unemployment Compensation


  • Capital University, J.D., Order of the Curia
  • Franklin University, B.S. in Human Resources Management and Business Administration, cum laude

Bar Admissions

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