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600 Superior Ave. East
Fifth Third Building, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44114

41 South High Street
Suite 2495
Columbus, OH 43215


J.D., summa cum laude, The Ohio State University, 1996

B.A/BS., cum laude, The Ohio State University, 1993


Super Lawyers® Rising Star (2007, 2009)

Order of the Coif Member, Ohio State Law Journal


David A. Campbell is a Partner with GRSM and a member of the Labor, Employment, Trials and Cannabis, Hemp & CBD practice groups. David represents clients in state and federal courts across the United States, including Ohio. In addition, he has represented employers in front of state and federal employment related agencies, including the EEOC, DOL, OSHA, NLRB and the OCRC. David's practice extends across many industries and includes hospitals, manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, dental organizations, and all sizes of private organizations.

David's practice focuses exclusively on representing employers in all aspects of the employment and independent contractor relationships. David has extensive experience in drafting and litigating non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements in state and federal courts across the United States. David's non-compete experience includes working with clients to effectively draft and administer non-compete agreements in order to effectively deter unlawful competition.

Similarly, David regularly counsels' clients on employment matters ranging from hiring employees to employee discharges. His counseling involves the Fair Credit Reporting Act, employee investigations, training, employee discharges, and reductions-in-force. Finally, David has extensive experience in counseling clients on the appropriate use of independent contractors. David's practice includes representing employers with respect to union-related issues. David negotiates union contracts, administers union contracts, handles employee arbitrations, and handles union-related litigation. David's union practice includes matters involving both multi-employer construction trade unions and traditional private, single employer unions.

Finally, David has extensively litigated on behalf of employers in response to discrimination, harassment and other wrongful discharge claims throughout the United States. David is an aggressive litigator. However, based on his continuing relationships with clients, David utilizes the defense of lawsuits and charges to counsel clients in strategies to avoid future claims and to better defend such claims if they arise.


  • Ohio
  • U.S Courts of Appeals
  • U.S Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit


  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association