Bruce has been representing management in the field of labor and employment law for more than 30 years. He has considerable experience in the defense of civil rights claims of various types and covenants not to compete. He has represented state fund and self-insured employers in serious and/or fraudulent workers' compensation matters, including violation of specific safety requirement claims and workplace intentional tort claims.


  • The Ohio State University College of Law  (J.D., summa cum laude, 1973)
  • Yale University  (B.A., cum laude, 1968)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Order of the Coif


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Board of Advisors, Member
  • Hubert A. and Gladys C. Estabrook Charitable Trust for the Advancement of the Study of Law and Law Schools in the State of Ohio, Trustee
  • Dayton Yale Club, Member, past President
  • Association of Yale Alumnae, Undergraduate Admission Interviewer
  • Miami Valley Hospital Health Foundation, Board Member; Gifts and Priorities Committee, Chairman
  • Oakwood High School, Athletic Boosters Association, Board Member; Membership Chairman
  • City of Oakwood Personnel Appeals Board