Graydon Welcomes New Attorney

Mary T. Foster is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, where her practices focuses on Compliance, EEOC defense and litigation. In addition, Mary has experience with operational analysis, organizational restructuring, strategic planning, compliance monitoring, policy and procedure evaluation and training in the areas of diversity, safety, conflict resolution, quality assurance and performance accountability. Mary is experienced in handling discipline and discharge issues, evaluating EEOC complaints, reviewing wage and hour practices, developing departmental policies and procedures as well as providing preventative and day-to-day consulting on a wide range of labor and employment matters.

Prior to joining Graydon, Mary operated Trinity Law, LLC, and Foster Law, LLC. These were full-service, private-practice firms where she provided extensive legal services including, but not limited to, State and Federal Criminal Defense, Landlord Tenant Disputes, OCSPA Violations, Civil Rights, Racial and Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, Family Law, and Contract  matters. Mary has taken on such roles as in house counsel for Business Technical Services, LLC, a Pipeline Integrity Management Company, Civil Division Manager for Columbus based Law Firm, Byron L. Potts and Associates, and Assistant Public Defender for Clinton County to name a few.

Mary earned her JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan where she graduated cum laude and her BA with Honors in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati. Mary believes in giving back and actively engages in service to her community through private mentoring and counseling, providing legal education seminars to community organizations and churches, and lending an occasional shoulder to cry on when needed.

Mary is currently on the Board of Advisors for Dr. JW Jones Center (FTCAID), a nonprofit organization that provides a wealth of social services, including faith-based counseling, trade training, work force development, veteran and various youth services. As well Mary is on the Board of Directors for The Urban Art Center of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. a newly formed nonprofit organization that seeks to provide a safe and centralized space for aspiring artists to have access to state of the art equipment, education, support and overall artist development, as well as provide artists with assistance with promoting and exposure to showcase their personal expression of art.

Mary enjoys spending quality time with her family playing cards, experimenting with new recipes, discussing the latest conspiracy theories and binge watching the latest and greatest series
on Netflix.

Learn more about Mary here.