With over 23 years of experience as a practicing attorney, both as in-house counsel and in private practice, Bernadine “Tina” Topazio has provided clients with expert and sound practical “hands on” counsel in the areas of employment and employee benefits law. Ms. Topazio focuses her practice on all aspects of employment and employee benefits law and has an extensive and broad range of experience in federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, common law employment matters, as well as matters involving ERISA, in addition to other federal statutes and regulations governing health and welfare plans and qualified plans. By counseling on the entire spectrum of employment as well as employee benefits law, Ms. Topazio provides a complete perspective on the entire human resources legal landscape. Ms. Topazio is a Senior Corporate Counsel for Convergys Customer Management Group Inc., a subsidiary of Convergys Corporation and was previously an attorney for The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company and Fidelity Investments and has been in private practice with Graydon, Head & Ritchey.
Ms. Topazio has also taught as an adjunct professor of law for over 18 years teaching employment law, employee benefits litigation and insurance law.