Nancy Paine Sabol
Professor Sabol has been Director of Academic Support at ONUL since 2001. She teaches Employment Discrimination, Legal Problem Solving & Analysis, and three courses to help third year students prepare for the bar exam. As Director, she oversees the Academic Support program at ONUL, which is a comprehensive program. Professor Sabol’s main focus is on working with students during their third year of law school and after they graduate to help prepare them to pass the bar examination. Since 2007, she has been a Lecturer for Barbri’s Essay Advantage, a commercial bar preparation course on how to write answers to bar examination essays. She has taught Remedies at Capital University Law School as an adjunct professor since 2007. Professor Sabol received the Teaching Excellence Award in 2014.
Professor Sabol practiced law at Jones Day in the Columbus office for 14 years before coming to ONUL. She represented corporate clients in state and federal court actions for wrongful termination and employment discrimination. Some of the clients were General Motors Corp., Abbott Labs, Thomson Consumer Electronics, Shelly Co., and the Bellevue Hospital. She also advised corporate clients on compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII, and the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Professor Sabol defended charges of violation of labor and employment laws before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission for corporate clients, including Fairfield Medical Center, HealthSpan, Inc., Northwest Medical Center, and United Church Homes. She also represented debtors and creditors in complex bankruptcy litigation, including the Chapter 11 reorganizations of Cardinal Industries, Inc. and Federated Department Stores. Professor Sabol’s practice experience also included representing corporate clients in general commercial litigation, and advising health care institutions on health care law issues.
She served on Jones Day’s Columbus Office Recruiting Committee.
B.A., Ohio University, summa cum laude
Supreme Court of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1987
Employment Discrimination, Legal Problem Solving & Analysis, Transition to Ohio Practice (bar preparation course for third years taking the Ohio bar exam), Transition to Multi-jurisdiction Practice (bar exam course for third years taking other state bar exams), Remedies, Women and the Law.