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HON. DAVID BRANSTOOL is a Judge in the Licking County Court of Common Pleas.
JULIANNA R. CLARK is an attorney with Reminger Co., L.P.A.’s Columbus office, where her practice focuses on commercial, trucking, public entity and construction litigation. Ms. Clark is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio. She is a member of the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys. Ms. Clark earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from State University at Buffalo; and J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law.
JOHN A. GAMBILL is an attorney in the litigation department of McDonald Hopkins LLC . Mr. Gambill primarily focuses on construction law and works with the construction litigation team. He has represented contractors and project owners in claims arising out of construction projects of all sizes. Mr. Gambill has also litigated cases from inception to conclusion, including arguing a complex contractual issue. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the Ohio Supreme Court. Mr. Gambill is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Scioto County Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio. He earned his B.A. degree from Muskingum College and his J.D. degree from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
DAVID K. GREER is a sole practitioner with the Law Office of David K. Greer, where he is a trial and appellate lawyer with experience representing clients in state and federal court throughout Ohio. Mr. Greer is also a frequent speaker on legal ethics topics. He represents clients in appeals, criminal defense, traffic, civil, juvenile, and domestic matters. Mr. Greer has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit several times; the Supreme Court of Ohio three times; and the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Tenth District Ohio courts of Appeal. He is a contributor to Avvo.com, from which his Legal Guide, 5 Tips for Writing a Winning Appellate Brief is published. Mr. Greer is a former chair of the Columbus Bar Association Appellate Courts Committee and four-year member of the Columbus Bar Association Professional Ethics Committee. Mr. Greer has been named to the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers panel of attorneys 11 years in a row, including most recently for 2016. He earned his B.A. degree from The Ohio State University and J.D. degree from the University of Toledo.
JASON R. HARLEY is an attorney with McDonald Hopkins LLC, where his practice focuses on complex litigation matters in the areas of construction, general business, and oil and gas. Prior to entering the legal profession, he gained experience in the construction industry as a project engineer for a mechanical contractor and a project lead for an MEP design engineering firm. Mr. Harley is a member of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, Associated General Contractors of Ohio, and the Ohio State and Columbus bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Capital University Law School.
JOHN P. MAZZA is the managing member of Mazza & Associates, LLC, in Columbus. Mr. Mazza has been an attorney for 40 years and focuses his practice on tort litigation defense, including personal injury, construction and products liability litigation. He has served as trial counsel in more than 150 jury trials and has frequently lectured to attorneys on matters related to tort liability and case presentation. Mr. Mazza has been classified as an Ohio Super Attorney and frequently mediates construction disputes. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, and before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Ohio U.S. District Courts. Mr. Mazza is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, and the Ohio State and Columbus bar associations. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Notre Dame.
CHRISTOPHER T. O'SHAUGHNESSY is a partner in the law firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, where he focuses his practice on public and private construction law, commercial and construction litigation, and intellectual property law. Mr. O’Shaughnessy has represented architects, engineers, surveyors, owners, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in contract negotiations, as well as design, bidding and construction disputes. He is a member of the American, Ohio State and Columbus (Construction Law Committee) bar associations; the Columbus Bar Foundation (fellow); the Defense Research Institute (Construction Law Committee); Associated General Contractors of Ohio; and Builders' Exchange of Central Ohio. Mr. O'Shaughnessy is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts. He earned his B.A. degree from The Ohio State University and J.D. degree from Capital University Law School.
ANDREW W. OWEN is a partner with Ulmer & Berne LLP. He is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on the representation of clients in the commercial mortgage-backed securities industry, with particular emphasis on default administration for corporate trustees and master and special servicers of commercial mortgage securitized trusts. Mr. Owen also has a vigorous practice in all aspects of complex business disputes, including business torts; breach of contract and warranty; toxic tort and product liability defense; and unfair trade practices and non-competition agreements. He is a member of local, state and national bar associations; a fellow in the Ohio State Bar Foundation; a member of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; and a past chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Owen earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from the George Washington University Law School.
MICHAEL V. PASSELLA is of counsel to the law firm McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC, where his practice focuses on public and private construction law, commercial litigation, real estate, white collar defense & internal investigations, and oil and gas law. He represents developers, owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and sureties in a wide variety of construction-related disputes, including contract negotiation, litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Mr. Passella has extensive experience with insurance coverage litigation on behalf of construction industry and other policyholder clients. He also assists creditors, lienholders, mortgage servicers, and financial institutions with commercial foreclosures, workouts, receiverships, and collection of commercial debt. Mr. Passella is a member of the Columbus, Ohio State, American and Federal bar associations; and the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio. He earned his B.A. degree from Ohio State University and his J.D. degree from Capital University Law School.
KARL H. SCHNEIDER is a member of McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC, where he devotes a considerable portion of his practice to the white collar criminal defense of businesses and individuals and to civil litigation arising in state and federal courts. Mr. Schneider is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the Ohio Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Northern District of Ohio in 1995, and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is a member of the American Bar Association (White Collar Institute and Litigation sections), the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Associations. Mr. Schneider has also been established as a Life Member of the United States Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, and was appointed by Governor Strickland to serve on the Sunset Review Commission and appointed by Governor Kasich to the Ohio Board of Building Appeals. He also serves on the Judicial Screening Committee of the Columbus Bar Association, and he is a member of the American Academy of Trial Attorneys with designation of premier 100 criminal trial lawyers. Mr. Schneider earned his B.A. degree from Denison University and his J.D. degree from Capital University.
JOHN F. STOCK is a partner and Columbus office vice chair of the Litigation Practice Group with the law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP. Mr. Stock's practice is comprised primarily of business litigation. His litigation practice includes disputes pertaining to consumer sales practices, labor and employment, intellectual property, software licensing, land use regulation, public contract matters, environmental law, trade secrets, and ERISA/fiduciary liability. He has specific experience with the defense of consumer class actions, grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice disputes, employment discrimination defense, and trade secret litigation. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Stock earned his B.A. degree and his J.D. degree, with honors, from The Ohio State University.
MONICA L. WALLER is a partner in the Columbus law firm of Lane, Alton & Horst, LLC. Ms. Waller focuses her practice in the areas of professional negligence, insurance defense, employment law, and hospitality. She is a member of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County (past president), Columbus Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association. Ms. Waller earned her B.S. degree from The Ohio State University and her J.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Law.