Dane A. Gaschen



Dane Gaschen is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Education group and practices both education and developmental disabilities law. His practice emphasizes the representation of public boards of education on issues regarding employment law, collective bargaining, contract interpretation, labor relations, grievance arbitration, unfair labor practice charges, employment discrimination, litigation and student rights and discipline.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Former First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Delaware County, Ohio
  • Chairman, Delaware County Public Defender Commission, 2008 - Present
  • Delaware County Republican Party Central Committee Member, 2000 - 2010
  • Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program Facilitator, 2004 - Present
  • Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program Advisory Council, 2004 - 2011
  • Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce Community Service Day Co-Chair, 2003 - 2004
  • Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, Class of 2003
  • Member, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Member, National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
Presentations & Published Works
  • Presenter, Buckeye Association of School Administrators, Ohio School Boards Association, Ohio Association of School Business Officials, Ohio Association of School Personnel Administrators, and individual school districts
  • Author, Note, Mandatory Custody Mediation: The Debate Over its Usefulness Continues, 10 Ohio State Journal On Dispute Resolution 469 (1995)
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation, Class of 2004
  • Admitted to practice before the State Courts of Ohio, United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (education law), 2007-2015
  • Rated as BV Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Ohio State University (J.D., 1994); Member, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution
  • University of Michigan (M.B.A., with Honors, 1981); Member, Beta Gamma Sigma national honor society
  • University of Virginia (B.A., with Distinction, 1979)
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