Biography

Jason focuses his practice primarily in the areas of commercial and civil litigation and joined Kegler Brown in 2013. He represents a wide variety of clients at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts.

Litigation

Jason has a formidable background in litigation. In 2009 and 2010, he assisted with research and revision of a Respondent’s Brief on the Merits and assisted with oral argument preparations in a federal court jurisdiction case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Levin v. Commerce Energy, No. 09-223, Slip Op. (U.S. 2010). In 2012, he briefed, argued and won Wurdlow v. Turvy, 10th Dist. No. 12AP-25, 2012-Ohio-4378.

Jason has drafted briefs for cases in Ohio trial and appellate courts, and has drafted briefs for several cases before the Ohio Supreme Court. He has served as first chair in a breach of contract action, a will contest action and a two-day probate trial regarding concealment and embezzlement of guardianship assets. Jason has extensive experience in electronic discovery, and was the sole associate assigned to manage the electronic discovery process in a $97 million breach of contract matter in federal district court in Columbus. He has presented on the topic of electronic discovery to the American Bar Association’s Young Advocates Committee. Jason has also worked on several legal ethics and malpractice cases, and is a regular contributor to the Ohio Legal Ethics blog.

Practice Areas

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A., 2000)

Bar Admissions

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

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Columbus Bar Association, member

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • MadLab Theatre Company, board treasurer
  • Thurber House, board of trustees, Chair