J. Corey Asay is the Managing Partner of HKM’s Cincinnati, Ohio office, and a dedicated advocate for workers’ rights. Corey’s primary focus is representing individuals in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour matters. With a wealth of experience, he has also successfully handled class and collective actions to recover lost wages for workers.
Prior to joining HKM, Corey worked at the nation’s largest plaintiff’s firm, where he fought tirelessly for employees in discrimination and wage and hour cases. During his time there, he secured millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Before his work as an advocate for individuals, Corey was a partner at a large defense firm, where he specialized in employment law, representing employers from local businesses to large national companies.
Early in his legal career, Corey was a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Jack Zouhary and then-U.S. Magistrate Judge James R. Knepp II. In addition to his active participation in various trial court matters, he gained valuable experience at the appeals level through sittings on the Ninth Circuit and the Sixth Circuit.
Corey graduated second in his class from Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law, where he served on the executive board of the Law Review. Before law school, Corey attended Wabash College, where he graduated with honors and contributed as a writer for the school newspaper. Corey is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.
Corey’s extensive experience provides him with a unique perspective and the ability to effectively advocate for those who have suffered from unlawful employment practices. With his unwavering dedication to seeking justice for workers, Corey stands ready to provide exemplary representation to those who have experienced employment injustices.
Location: Cincinnati Office