Overview

Hunter is an associate in Porter Wright’s Litigation Department focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation. His experience includes working across industries on all aspects of dispute resolution – from early case assessment through discovery and final case evaluation. Hunter diligently works with clients to find an efficient and favorable resolution to issues that arise throughout the litigation process.

Hunter also works with a team of Porter Wright lawyers that help a significant wireless carrier upgrade its nationwide wireless network. This includes assisting with administrative permitting proceedings, zoning and rights-of-way disputes, and related litigation in state and federal courts. Additionally, Hunter has experience litigating intellectual property, trade secret, and business competition cases.

Prior to joining Porter Wright, Hunter served as a Law Clerk on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio for Magistrate Judge Norah McCann King as well as Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Preston Deavers. Hunter handled daily case management, motions and pretrial matters for civil cases. During law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable R. Guy Cole of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Hunter also served as a legal intern at the United State Department of Justice conducting research and drafting motions and memoranda regarding aspects of commercial litigation including government contract disputes, Veteran’s Affairs disputes and agency deference.

Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
  • The Ohio State University  (B.A., cum laude, 2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Honors & Awards

  • Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition, First Place, 2014
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Frank Distinguished Scholarship Recipient

Community

  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Tenant Advocacy Clinic, Naturalization Clinic