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Key Matters

Product Liability & Tort

  • Assisted in obtaining a complete defense verdict for a national non-profit following a nine-day trial in a complex personal injury matter in federal court. Helped successfully defend that verdict before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and on petition for certiorari before the United State Supreme Court.
  • Successfully mediated product liability and professional negligence claims brought against prosthetic clinic in personal injury case.
  • Negotiated successful settlement on behalf of orthotic clinic against claims under Ohio law brought in federal court.
  • Successfully represented manufacturer of flea and tick treatment product for pets in failure to warn claim brought under Ohio law.
  • Obtained summary judgment, which was affirmed on appeal, on behalf of water cooler manufacturer against manufacturing defect claim for property damage.
  • Defended manufacturer of heavy lifting equipment in wrongful death lawsuit.
  • Represented manufacturer of roadside safety devices against design defect claim in significant injury lawsuit.
  • Assisted in representation of biomedical device manufacturer in wrongful death product liability suit. 
  • Assisted in representation of side-by-side and motorcycle manufacturers in all aspects of product liability litigation in various Ohio state courts.


  • Represented financial institution in multiple actions enforcing restrictive covenants against former employees.
  • Worked extensively on both multi-district litigation and state court proceedings involving the egg and egg-product industry, assisting in the representation of a major egg producer against claims of price-fixing under the Sherman Act.
  • Represented tractor manufacturer in successful interlocutory appeal and settlement in breach of contract litigation involving dealership termination.
  • Represented real estate development company in termination of commercial lease agreement.
  • Mediated successful resolution to dispute involving scope of restrictive covenants between food product distribution companies.

Banking & Finance

  • Advises creditors regarding various avenues for collection and compliance with state and federal requirements and represents creditors in collection litigation.
  • Assisted in obtaining dismissal of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims against individual client in dispute regarding financing of real estate venture.

Environmental Law

  • Represented utility company in proceedings before Ohio Power Siting Board.
  • Represented clients in disputes involving the federal Clean Water Act and Ohio Safe Drinking Water Act.