Nikki Farley is an associate in the Cleveland office. For over ten years, Nikki has counseled employers on workers’ compensation and human resource related issues. Nikki’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense, workplace health and safety, unemployment compensation, human resource matters and she also represents and counsels employers on compliance with employment-related laws.
Nikki advises employers on handling complex issues such as workplace injuries and exposures, employee leaves, terminations, safety compliance and employee discipline.
Nikki has extensive administrative experience advocating before the Ohio Industrial Commission and Bureau of Workers’ Compensation on a variety of matters such as general claims, medical reimbursement, self-insurance, rate assessments and coverage. He has also counseled clients on workers’ compensation matters in other states.
Nikki’s diverse experience encompasses a variety of employment-related issues including intentional tort, OSHA citations and compliance, retaliation, grievances and workers’ compensation.
Nikki represents an array of businesses nationwide including companies in the manufacturing, healthcare, temporary staffing, construction, and services industries.
Nikki presents at training seminars for legal and human resource representatives on issues involving workers’ compensation claims management, interplay between various federal laws and workers’ compensation, workplace health and safety, and self-insurance compliance.
Nikki was selected as an Ohio Rising Star
The Injured Worker: Practical Workers' Compensation Approaches for Defending Off-Premises Injuries and Additional Liabilities
March 10, 2015
“Workers Compensation Crash Course: Dealing With Common Challenges,” March 3, 2015
“She Said What?!? Effective Workplace Investigations,” April 29, 2014