Biography

For more than 35 years, Greg has worked with clients daily, helping them address legal issues, resolve disputes and representing them in litigation. Greg's practice is concentrated in the areas of class action, multi-district litigation, complex commercial litigation and personal injury. He has significant trial experience in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Greg has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous commercial and class action matters involving employment, shareholder derivative, tort, antitrust and contract disputes.

Greg has extensive experience in False Claims Act (qui tam) litigation and has represented parties in cases around the country.

In 2012, Greg was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, membership in which is extended by invitation only to "experienced trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill as advocates and who are recognized as the very best of the courtroom bar."

Representative Work

Currently represents the State of Ohio in litigation against distributors of opioids

Currently represents the State of Michigan against manufacturers and other companies related to PFAS and AFFF water contamination

National trial counsel for publicly traded large fleet trucking company

Representation of National Logistics Trucking Company in defense of FLSA national class action overtime claim by employees

Representation of National Engineering Firm in defense of FLSA national class action overtime claim by employees 

Representation of large public company in national class action alleging gender discrimination in hiring practices

Representation of large public company in prosecution of RICO and related claims again various unions

Representation of egg producers in antitrust national class action litigation

Representation of Relator in False Claims Act litigation resulting in $65 million settlement

Representation of large public company in obtaining dismissal of False Claims Act litigation initiated against public company

Representation of regional franchisor in defense of FLSA national class action overtime claim by employees

Representation of regional nursing home conglomerate in defense of FLSA national class action overtime claim by employees

Representation of telecommunications broker against large telecommunications carrier resulting in multi-million dollar award

Representation of class of descendents of landowners against U.S. Government for claims arising out of confiscation of lands for development of the Manhattan Project during World War II which resulted in a $10 million settlement through act of Congress

Representation of large publicly held corporation in national class action litigation and settlement related to alleged environmental charge overages

Representation of plaintiffs in national class action against telecommunications provider

Representation of numerous plaintiffs in defective medical device claims against manufacturers of medical devices

Representation of plaintiffs in national class action alleging defective medical devices which resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement

Representation of large privately held entity in claim for insurance coverage related to contaminated real estate which resulted in a multi-million dollar receipt

Representation of individual sellers of privately held business in breach of contract claim resulting in payment to sellers of several million dollars

Representation of individual owner of multiple franchises in breach of contract claim resulting in a multi-million dollar sale of franchises

Representation of several individual plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death matters resulting in individual multi-million dollar judgments and settlements

Professional and Community Involvement

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Instructor

American College of Trial Lawyers, State Selection Committee

Spectrum Networks, Inc., Board of Directors

Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati, Board of Trustees, Building and Grounds Committee; former president of the Dad's Club

Southwestern Ohio Council on Child Abuse, former President and Board of Directors

Awards & Recognition

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow

American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2020

Named the "Cincinnati Best Lawyers’ Litigation — Labor and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year," 2017

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers since 2004

  • Best Lawyers (Don't Delete)
  • Best Lawyers - GMU 2017
  • Super Lawyers (Don't Delete)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Don't Delete)
  • Peer Review (Don't Delete)

News & Resources

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1981

B.B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1978, magna cum laude

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