Edward H. Chyun advises and represents employers in various aspects of employment and labor law, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful terminations
  • Noncompete agreements
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Class actions
  • Labor relations
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Fair Labor Standards Act claims
  • National Labor Relations Act claims

He has extensive experience handling and resolving a broad range of issues in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitrations. Additionally, Edward regularly appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board. Edward also advises and counsels employers with day-to-day employment and labor relations concerns, and provides training on various employment and labor issues.

Further, Edward is committed to ensuring equal access and advancement opportunities in the legal industry. His commitment is demonstrated by his various leadership roles and activities. Edward currently serves as co-chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, and the firm’s ‘Ohana affinity group (which provides support, development and networking opportunities for Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, North African and Pacific Islander attorneys). Edward is a founding member and treasurer for the Asian American Bar Association of Ohio. He also served as the co-chair of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)’s Labor & Employment Committee, and was named a Fellow to Legal Counsel on Legal Diversity in 2016. In 2015, he was appointed to serve on the Ohio Supreme Court’s Language Services Committee, which works with the Ohio Supreme Court in improving access to the courtroom for non-English speakers and the hearing impaired. Edward has been recognized as a Rising Star, Super Lawyer and Best Lawyers in America since 2009.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Ohio State Bar Association


Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors

Asian American Bar Association of Ohio


Asian American Bar Association of Ohio


Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Committee

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association



Language Services Committee

Ohio Supreme Court



Leadership Council on Legal Diversity


Lead Diversity Graduate

The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio



Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers


Named, Rising Star in Labor and Employment law

Super Lawyers


Named, Hot List

Lawyers of Color Inc.


News, Analysis & Press

Books & Book Chapters

  • The Developing Labor Law, Cumulative Supplement, contributing editor, 2009-2018

Speaking Engagements

2022 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 6, 2022

Where in the U.S.A. Is Erin Winnebago... Causing Your Next Wage and Hour Compliance Challenge?

Littler Executive Employer Conference

May 5, 2022

The EEOC: What to Expect from the New Administration

2021 Executive Employer Conference

May 12, 2021

A Call to Collective Action; Dismantling Xenophobia and Racism Against the Asian American Community

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

April 6, 2021

2019 Ohio Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 10, 2019

2019 General Session

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May, 8, 2019

Workplace Violence

Labor & Employment Webinar Series – Littler Mendelson and BB&T

April 9, 2019

2018 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 18, 2018

Employee or an Independent Contractor? Heightened Scrutiny on Worker Classification, Including the Recent Dynamex Decision

Labor & Employment Webinar Series - Littler Mendelson and BB&T

September 12, 2018

Wage and Hour Update: Uncertainty in a New Administration and the Supreme Court Considers Arbitration Clauses

2017 Ohio Employer Conference

October 19, 2017

Overtime: Preliminary Injunction Granted - Now What?

Asian American Hotel Owner’s Association webinar

December 12, 2016

DOL Regulations Enacted, Now What?

2016 Ohio Employer Conference

October 20, 2016

Top 10 Handbook Policies

2016 Ohio Employer Conference

October 20, 2016

Complying with the New FLSA Overtime Regulations for White Collar Positions

Human Resources Association of Central Ohio

July 28, 2016

How to Determine Independent Contractor Status

Labor and Employment Webinar Series – Littler Mendelson and BB&T

July 26, 2016

Preparing for Change: DOL’s Final Rule on Overtime

Asian American Hotel Owner’s Association, Regional Conference

July 21, 2016

DOL’s Proposed Changes to the White Collar Regulations: What Should Employers Do Now?

Ohio Employer Conference and the Association of Corporate Counsel, Northeast Ohio Chapter

October 15, 2015 and October 22, 2015

College Student- Athletes: Are they Employees

2014 Annual Convention, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Scottsdale, AZ

November 7, 2014

Managing New Technology in the Workplace

2014 Ohio Employer Conference

October 23, 2014

Employment Practices Audits

Labor & Employment Webinar Series - Littler Mendelson and BB&T

May 15, 2014

Who’s an Employee, Independent Contractors, Interns, Temporary and Contingent Workers

2013 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

October 24, 2013

Ten Ways Employers Are – Inadvertently – Violating the FLSA

Ohio Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Cleveland, OH

October 25, 2012


  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2003With Honors
  • B.A., University of Southern California, 2000cum laude


  • Korean

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court