Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. is a premier business litigation firm with a comprehensive and integrated media law practice. The firm's attorneys have demonstrated repeatedly that they are capable of succeeding against the top litigators in large and small cases throughout the country.
Faruki Ireland & Cox's diverse commercial practice is unusual for a firm its size. The firm's reputation is based in part on the successful representation of Fortune 500 companies and large privately-held businesses in state and federal courts all over the United States. Attention to detail and understanding that clients demand responsiveness, reliability and cost effectiveness are leading contributors to its success. Results and an ability to think creatively about disputes and their resolution drive the firm's reputation -- leading many clients throughout the country to seek out the firm's services and most clients to return when another problem confronts them.
Benchmark Litigation identifies the firm as highly recommended among Ohio firms and lists it as a peer among much larger firms for its litigation capabilities. Chamber USA, another peer-reviewing company, rates Faruki Ireland & Cox among the leading firms in Ohio.
Each of the firm's partners has represented clients in major litigation including antitrust, securities, class actions and intellectual property cases. Erin Rhinehart has authored several articles on media and communications law issues, which have been published in state and national publications. She also speaks regularly at continuing legal education seminars. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and Ohio State Bar Foundation. Recognized recently as one of the country's top litigation partners under 40, Erin has a busy media law and business litigation practice.
Jeff Ireland, the firm's managing partner, speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on subjects ranging from expert testimony and evidence to Lanham Act claims and false advertising. Jeff is a fellow of the International Society of Barristers and the Litigation Counsel of America. His practice is highlighted by class action defense and competition-based trials. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association's Antitrust Section.
Jeff Cox is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and served as the President of the Dayton Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Jeff serves on the FBA's Federal Litigation Section National Board of Directors, and has represented clients in a wide array of matters, including privacy and data security, products liability cases and class actions.
To complement the experience of Faruki Ireland & Cox's partners and senior lawyers, the firm actively recruits at many of the nation's top-tier law schools, focusing on law students in the top 10% of their class and with Law Journal experience, as well as judicial clerkship experience. The result of this effort is a strong group of exceptional, top-caliber associates at Faruki Ireland & Cox, diverse in race, gender, ethnicity and life experience.