Donato Iorio

Donato Iorio graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1997. Donato has concentrated his practice in labor, litigating exclusively on behalf of labor organizations. Donato’s practice includes collective bargaining, litigation of contracts through compulsory interest arbitration, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Ohio State Employment Relations Board, the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, numerous arbitration hearings, and litigation in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, in support of employee rights.

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Ohio (admitted July 24, 1998)
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan (admitted December 5, 1997)
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee

Points of Interest:

Donato has served as a seminar instructor for collective bargaining classes for teachers, police officers and firefighters. He has also served as an instructor for the Labor Relations Information System on collective bargaining issues.


Toledo Patrolman Jamie Brown Ordered to be Reinstated (Toledo Blade)
Jamie Brown Labor Arbitration Decision (pdf)
Arbitration, City of Toledo vs Local 92 (pdf)
Toledo Firefighers Local 92 KIF Recommendation (pdf)
Donato at the Capitol (youtube)
Firefighting News (
Police, Firefighters have sacrificed. (Toledo Blade)
Retirement and City Contracts. (Toledo Blade)
Detroit Police Contracts and Pensions (Chicago Tribune)
Law firm s role in Toledo's contract talks draws criticism (Toledo Blade)