Krasovec, Jay E.



Akron, OH





Jay brings over 20 year of litigation experience to Witschey Witschey and Firestine. He focuses his practice in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Litigation. Jay has experience handling all kinds of employment and commercial disputes, including restrictive covenants, non-solicitation/non-disclosure agreements, corporate raiding, unfair competition, non-competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secret claims, and tortious conduct in commercial setting. He has extensive first-chair trial experience in numerous Federal and state courts, in addition to many mediation and arbitration proceedings through the American Arbitration Association and other alternative dispute panels and tribunals.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: cum laude
  • The University of Akron
    • A.A.S. - 1994
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice Studies
  • The University of Akron
    • B.S. - 1995
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "Cyberspace: The Final Frontier for Regulation?"31 U.Akron L. Rev. 1010 (1997)

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Ohio Rising Stars, 2005 - 2010
  • District Community Service Award, Ohio State Bar Association for attorneys 40 years and under

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee
  • Akron Bar Association, University of Akron Law School Liaison, New Bar Applicant Committee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Adjunct Professor, The University of Akron School of Law, Legal Analysis, Research, Writing
  • Mentor, University of Akron School of Law mentor program
  • The Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties, Past President, Past Vice-Chair
  • The Rape Crisis Center of Summit and Medina Counties, Past President, Member