Rebecca Jacobs, Esq., SHRM-SCP
Director of Member Professional Support and Development, Employers Resource Association
Rebecca Jacobs has been an employment law attorney since 1997 and an adjunct lecturer at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business since 2006. As an adjunct lecturer at the Fisher College of Business, Rebecca teaches three employment law classes for graduate and undergraduate students.
As a litigation attorney, Rebecca defended employers against claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and Ohio laws. She tried cases in federal and state courts and handled charges before the EEOC and OCRC. She is passionate about helping companies attempt to avoid litigation in the first place through compliance and training. To this end, she developed customized employee training programs on harassment prevention and bystander intervention. She has conducted webinars relating to FMLA, ADA, and the impact of marijuana legalization on the workplace. In January, 2019, Columbus CEO magazine quoted Rebecca in “Employment Law: Making it Official with Love Contracts”.