Judge Fekete is SERB’s Staff Attorney and an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for SERB and SPBR.
Judge Fekete joined SERB from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General where he was a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Law Section. In that position he appeared before state and federal courts and administrative agencies and represented the State of Ohio in an array of employment, civil service, and traditional labor matters including labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, and representation matters. Prior to returning to his home state of Ohio, Judge Fekete practiced law in the New York City metropolitan area at a large firm representing both private companies and public entities.
Judge Fekete is an active member of the legal community. He served as the President and Board Member of the Central Ohio Labor and Employment Relations Association (COLERA) and was appointed in 2010 to the Labor and Employment Law Section Council of the Ohio State Bar Association where he is the co-editor of the Labor and Employment Law Newsletter.
Judge Fekete received his B.A. in Psychology from Chaminade University and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law. While in law school he interned at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Washington, D.C. and in the Investor Protection and Securities Bureau in the Office of the New York Attorney General.
He is also a veteran of the United States Navy where he served in naval intelligence.