Colleen Cook

“One of the greatest challenges I face in my practice is convincing employers that they can, indeed, still run their own businesses, in spite of the laws and regulations governing the employment relationship in the United States.” – Colleen Cook

Areas of Practice

Labor & Employment



Workers’ Compensation


  • Undergraduate education from Ohio State University (B.A. 1979, Cum Laude).
  • Legal education from Ohio State University (J.D. 1982).

Vital Statistics

  • OSBA Certified Specialist: Labor and Employment Law
  • Admitted to practice before the Ohio and West Virginia Supreme Courts, the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal, district and circuit courts.
  • Practice areas are labor and employment law, workers’ compensation, healthcare, and civil litigation.
  • Aids employers in making sense of the ever-expanding rights and remedies available to employees under state and federal law.
  • Represents employers who are facing administrative proceedings, litigation and compliance requirements.
  • My ‘spare’ time is spent on civic activities (Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta Memorial Health Foundation, Marietta Brick Streets Commission, Marietta Rotary Club) and Ohio Bar Association-related activities (OSBA Board of Governors, Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company, Ohio CLE Advisory Committee, Ohio Lawyer Magazine Board of Editors), traveling, gardening and fitness.

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