Mediation@Work specializes in mediation of employment, construction and business disputes throughout Ohio, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton.

Steve Watring, Mediator

Direct Dial: (937) 281-2630
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Steve’s mediation specialty is resolution of employment and business disputes.  He is an Ohio State Bar Association certified specialist in labor and employment law.  Steve received his initial formal mediation training from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.  Thereafter, Steve received specialized mediation training on Resolving Workplace Disputes through Mediation at Lipscomb University in conjunction with Straus and Pepperdine.  Straus and Pepperdine have been consistently rated as the top mediation training provider in the nation for over a decade.  Steve is a lifelong Ohioan and Leadership Dayton alumni.  He graduated cum laude from Wright State University and magna cum laude from University of Dayton School of Law.   Steve has been called upon by attorneys and parties throughout the state to serve as a private mediator in cases involving all of the following: 

 

Claims

  • FLSA/Wage-Hour
  • FMLA
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Tortious Interference
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Civil RICO
  • Defamation
  • Evidence Spoliation
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Premises Liability
  • Breach of Contract
  • Negligence
  • Injunctive Relief

Parties

  • Single and Multi-Plaintiff
  • Single and Multi-Defendant
  • Third and Fourth Party Defendants
  • Multi-Case
  • Multi-Attorney
  • Class Actions
  • FLSA Collective Actions
Case Forums
  • Federal Court
  • State Court
  • Arbitration
  • Pre-Litigation Disputes

 

Claims Against

  • Fortune 100 Companies
  • Medium and Small Employers
  • Non-Profits
  • Governmental Entities
  • Insured, Uninsured and Partially Insured Claims
Industries
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Professional  
  • Construction
  • Government

In addition to serving as a mediator, Steve has practiced law at the Dayton, Ohio law firm of Auman, Mahan & Furry for the last 30 years as a partner in its labor and employment law group.  He maintains a Preeminent (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by the Dayton Business Journal as one of the best employment lawyers in the Dayton area. Steve and his wife of 40 years, Gwen, live in Kettering, Ohio with their two rescue dogs.  Steve and Gwen’s two married sons, Brandon and Josh, continue to live in the Dayton area with their families.  Steve played tennis for his high school and college varsity teams, and continues to play to this day.  He is active in Resurrection Lutheran Church in Centerville, where he currently serves as elder.  Steve is an incurable fan of Cleveland sports teams, which unfortunately for him includes the Browns.

 



Mediation@Work specializes in mediation of employment, construction and business disputes throughout Ohio, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton.