Al has represented clients in complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, trade secret and non-compete matters, insurance, e-commerce and data privacy issues, construction litigation, corporate and securities issues, employment and ERISA claims and product liability actions. He also handles Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues and has filed numerous cases before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board.
Al counsels both public and privately held clients including Fortune 500 companies, significant privately held businesses, hospitals and other business associations.
He has appeared on behalf of clients before numerous Federal and State Courts as well as regulatory bodies including the Ohio Public Utilities Commission, Ohio Department of Commerce, Ohio Department of Insurance, Ohio Department of Health and the Provider Reimbursement Review Board.
Al also has significant experience in conducting internal corporate fraud investigations in connection with government probes.
He serves as a mediator for Franklin County.
Al is a member of the Federal, Ohio, Franklin County and Columbus Bar Associations. Previously with Jones Day, he joined Calfee as a partner in 1994.
Honors & Recognitions
- Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star – Ohio, Appellate, General Commercial, Health Care, and White-Collar Crime (2016, 2018-2021)
- The Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation (2010-2021)
- The BTI Consulting Group, Inc., Client Service All-Star (2012 and 2014)
J.D., Order of the Coif, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1984
B.S. and B.A., magna cum laude, John Carroll University, Outstanding Finance Graduate, 1981
Professional & Community
Professional & Community
- Federal Bar Association, Member
- Ohio State Bar Association, Member
- Franklin County Bar Association, Member
- Columbus Bar Association, Member
News & Events
- Benchmark Litigation, 10.28.2020
- Seventy-five Calfee Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists; Three Calfee Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"The Best Lawyers in America©, 08.24.2020
- Fifty-three Calfee, Halter & Griswold Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 202008.15.2019
- Forty Calfee, Halter & Griswold Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Lawyers of the Year and The Best Lawyers in America 201908.15.2018
- Thirty-Seven Calfee, Halter & Griswold Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 201811.13.2017