Anne Marie Sferra - Bricker & Eckler LLP

Anne Marie Sferra

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Anne Marie Sferra is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Litigation group and chair of the Appellate Advocacy group. She has experience in insurance cases, including class actions, ERISA, bad faith claims, and coverage issues. Anne Marie also has experience handling cases involving trade secrets, enforcement of confidentiality agreements, defamation, invasion of privacy, tortious interference with contractual relations, and a variety of business-related claims. She has also litigated election and referenda issues throughout Ohio.

In 2008, Anne Marie became the first Columbus-area attorney to be certified as an Appellate Law Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association. She was a member of the legal counsel team to the 200-member Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice to reform Ohio's tort laws under Ohio House Bill 350 and Ohio Senate Bill 120 and is counsel on numerous amicus curiae briefs, primarily in the Ohio Supreme Court, on behalf of the Ohio Manufacturers Association, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Hospital Association, the American Insurance Association and others.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions — State of Ohio; United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio; Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
Bowling Green State UniversityBS 1982The Ohio State University College of LawJ.D. 1985
Defense Research InstituteTWIG 3 (Children's Hospital)Childhood League Assisting BoardOhio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, 2014American Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association

Client Comments

"Timeliness and attentiveness are a real hallmark. Ann Marie Sferra routinely works whenever we need counsel or briefing whether after hours, or even on vacation. She is always scanning the legal landscape to monitor the wide-range of appeals that may have impact on the manufacturing industry. She is dependable and trusted like an in-house team member. This attorney seems to navigate the Ohio Supreme Court exceptionally well."

-Ryan Augsburger
Ohio Manufacturers' Association

"Anne Marie is among the best counsel we have used for insurance litigation throughout the United States. She achieves results without over-litigating and overcharging the file. She is a very easy person to talk with and gives prudent advice, even when it is different than what the client initially has in mind."

-John Clendenin
Nyemaster, Goode, West, Hansell & O'Brien, P.C.

Office Location

100 South Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4291
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Columbus-OH Metro Area
Anne Marie Sferra has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Other Information

Gender: Female