Karl R. Ulrich

Karl R. Ulrich

Shareholder
Location:
Dayton, Ohio
Phone:
937-222-2052
Email:

Karl joined SS+D in 1991. As founder and head of the Labor and Employment Practice Group, Karl's practice focuses primarily on counseling management clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters and immigration compliance. Karl is a shareholder at SS+D and is a member of the firm's Management Team.

Karl received his B.A., summa cum laude, in history and German, from Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in 1983. He received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1986, where he was Associate Editor of the Journal of Legislation.

Karl was admitted to the Missouri bar and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in 1986, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1988, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in 1990, the Ohio bar in 1991, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1992 and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in 1997. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Karl is an Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law.

Karl is a member of the Dayton and Butler County Bar Associations, American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association, Labor & Employment and Litigation Sections. He has served in leadership positions with several community organizations: He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Sinclair Community College Foundation since 2007 and is currently Board President. Karl has also served as past Board Member and past Board President of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company; past Member and past President of the Dayton Public Radio Keyboard and Past Board Member and President of the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Warren County. Karl is also a founding member and past Chair of Nexus United Church of Christ. Karl has served as Moderator of the Southwest Ohio Northern Kentucky Association of the United Church of Christ, and more recently as Chair of the Strategic Planning Team.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Labor + Employment Law
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Immigration Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Labor and Employment Law, OSBA, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1986
  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Law Review: University of Notre Dame Law Review, Associate Editor, Journal of Legislation, 1985 - 1986
  • Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1983
    • Major: History and German

Representative Clients

  • Advanced Composites, Inc.
  • LaComedia Dinner Theatre
  • Piqua Technologies, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Legislation, 1985-1986
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Contracts, 1984
  • Leadership Dayton Class of 1994
  • 40 Under 40 Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Peer Review Rated
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Media, Inc.,Dayton Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dayton Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar
  • CLA - Labor & Employment Practice Group, Member
  • Butler County Bar Associations, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Trustees of Sinclair Community College Foundation
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Warren County

Languages

  • German