Al is the senior litigation partner in Calfee’s Columbus office and serves as co-head of the firm’s Employee Benefits Litigation practice. He litigates complex business, commercial and regulatory disputes in federal and state courts and before regulatory agencies. Al has represented clients in contract disputes, trade secret and non compete matters, construction litigation, corporate and securities issues, employment and ERISA claims, product liability actions and insurance coverage disputes. 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 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.
A member of the Federal, Ohio, Franklin County and Columbus Bar Associations, Al also serves as a mediator for Franklin County. Al has been named a Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Inc. for two consecutive years and he is listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation. He has also been named a 2016 “Local Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation.
Previously with Jones Day, he began his tenure with Calfee as a partner in 1994.