Elaine Brown’s practice focuses on the representation of employers in a broad spectrum of employment and labor law matters including discrimination, employment at will, compliance issues, workers’ compensation and labor relations.

Elaine has appeared before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. She has conducted internal harassment and retaliation investigations on behalf of employers and has assisted employers with compliance matters through policy review and drafting.  She also has presented seminars and published legal bulletins to apprise employers of recent updates to the law.

From 1995 to 1997, Elaine served as a law clerk for The Honorable John D. Holschuh of the US District Court, Southern District of Ohio.

Elaine also has served as an adjunct legal writing instructor for The Ohio State University. She has served as a member of various boards, including as director of a community soccer organization and president of a preschool.

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  • The Ohio State University, J.D., with honors, symposium editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 1995
  • Kalamazoo College, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1992


  • Ohio


  • U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Ohio, 1997
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Eleventh Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Elaine is a member of the Ohio State and Cleveland Bar Associations.


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and 2023: Ones to Watch for Labor and Employment Law – Management in Cleveland

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