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Overview

Jared is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing on complex commercial litigation. His experience includes business competition disputes involving alleged trade secret theft, non-competes and tortious interference claims, as well as transactional disputes, construction disputes, and contested foreclosures.  Jared’s work covers all facets of litigation – from discovery to motion practice, as well as trial, arbitration and appeal.  Most recently, he has advised clients on declarations of force majeure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jared has extensive experience in the financial services, manufacturing, construction and real estate industries – from defending financial institutions against the alphabet soup of statutory consumer claims, to guiding lenders through contested foreclosures, to defending builders against claims for construction defects.  He has also worked with companies in the aerospace, insurance, and healthcare sectors to protect their trade secrets and enforce non-compete agreements. 

Additionally, Jared serves as an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School, where he coaches the law school’s ABA moot court teams. In law school, Jared served on the Moritz College of Law moot court and national trial teams. Jared was a member of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and was honored with the Joshua Dressler Award for Excellence in Criminal Law. Jared graduated first in his law school class and also holds a master’s degree in journalism.

Prior to joining Porter Wright, Jared served as an investigative reporter for Scene Magazine in Cleveland, and was named Best Reporter in Ohio by the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists in 2008.

Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law  (J.D., 2011)
  • Ohio University  (M.S., 2007)
  • Ohio University  (B.B.A., cum laude, 2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2021
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, 2014-2020
  • Order of the Coif