Career Highlights

In his more than 15 years of experience, Lloyd has developed an impressive collection of industry accomplishments and work highlights, both as a civil litigator and respected lobbyist. He continues to expand his government affairs practice as an advocate for businesses before the Ohio legislature and state agencies and throughout the course of the state and local rulemaking process. As a litigator, Lloyd has worked closely with clients of all sizes both as plaintiffs and defendants in a diverse range of matters. Selected highlights from both aspects of Lloyd’s practice include:

Government Affairs Highlights

  • Appointed by the Ohio Supreme Court to a three-year term as Continuing Legal Education Commissioner
  • Appointed as Special Counsel by the Ohio Attorney General to represent the State of Ohio
  • Served as Chief Legal Counsel for the Ohio House of Representatives
  • Appointed by the Ohio Supreme Court to a six-year term as Court of Claims Commissioner
  • Presided over trials and co-authored hundreds of opinions involving Ohio’s Crime Victim Reparations Fund
  • Negotiated with the Ohio Senate and executive branch representatives to develop legislative priorities for a $50 billion biennial state budget and inaugural casino gaming law in Ohio

Litigation Highlights

  • Served as lead counsel on multiple six- and seven-figure settlements for plaintiffs
  • Successfully liquidated an Ohio-based aerospace company as a court-appointed liquidator
  • Served as a court-appointed receiver for multi-million-dollar commercial and residential properties, and then as counsel for the receiver for a $20 million indoor water park
  • Obtained a unanimous Ohio Supreme Court order reversing an unfavorable court of appeals decision
  • Obtained dismissals of a client’s tobacco holding company from litigation brought by the state before the major tobacco manufacturers entered into a landmark master settlement agreement