Overview

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

  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful terminations
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Wage and hour matters
  • 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.

Edward also serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.

 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Ohio State Bar Association

Member

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors

Asian American Bar Association of Ohio

Treasurer

Asian American Bar Association of Ohio

2012-2018

Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Committee

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

2016-2018

Member

Language Services Committee

Ohio Supreme Court

2015-2018

Fellow

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

2016

Lead Diversity Graduate

The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio

2008-2009

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2018-2019

Named, Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers

2018

Named, Rising Star in Labor and Employment law

Super Lawyers

2009-2017

Named, Hot List

Lawyers of Color Inc.

2013

Books & Book Chapters

  • The Developing Labor Law, Cumulative Supplement, contributing editor, 2009-2017

Speaking Engagements

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 Employer Conference

October 24, 2013

Ten Ways Employers Are – Inadvertently – Violating the FLSA

Ohio Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Cleveland, OH

October 25, 2012

Education

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

Languages

  • Korean

Bar Admission

Ohio

Courts

  • 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