Kristin Seifert Watson


Project Info

Client 614.461.4455
Skills 614.621.6293

Project Description

Kristin Seifert Watson was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and is the daughter of a steelworker and a teacher. She attended public school in the Youngstown area, and received her Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University. She developed an interest in representing working people from family experiences and from spending time working with her father during college. While in law school, Kristin participated in the AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer and the Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City. Kristin lives in Upper Arlington, Ohio, with her husband Robb, daughter Valerie and their two cats, Sam and Roxy.

Areas of Practice

Labor and Employment Law
General Practice
Business Organizations

Bar Admissions

United States Supreme Court, 2012
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2009
Ohio, 2004
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2007


The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 2004
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Moritz Scholar

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2001
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Major: Psychology

Classes/Seminars Taught

Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors, Ohio Education Association, August, 2008 and September, 2009

HIPAA: The Basics, Common Pitfalls and Practical Advice, Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association, August, 2009

Card Checks and Other Legislative Hot Buttons, Columbus Bar Association, September, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships