Firm Profile

Bricker & Eckler LLP


100 South Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4291
United States
(614) 227.2300

Firm Details

With offices throughout Ohio, Bricker & Eckler is one of the region’s leading law firms. Our attorneys serve as trusted business advisors for businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, health care facilities, school districts and municipalities and individuals.

At Bricker & Eckler we are large enough to provide effective and sophisticated counsel across a wide variety of industries and areas of practice, while also delivering highly personalized service and access to our most experienced attorneys.  Reflecting our Midwestern roots, the firm is recognized by our clients for integrity, hard work and value for the dollar.

Health care, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, education, construction and real estate are key industries we serve. In addition, our attorneys offer extensive experience in a variety of specialized practice areas including shale oil and gas, complex litigation, economic development, corporate governance, public utilities, advanced energy, environmental issues and public finance.


Kurtis A. Tunnell
Managing Partner

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in the United States in Education Law with 10 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Ohio in Education Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ohio in Energy Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ohio in Health Care Law with 15 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ohio in Litigation - Health Care with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ohio in Oil and Gas Law with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Columbus in Construction Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Education Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Health Care Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Litigation - Health Care with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Litigation - Insurance with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Public Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbus in Real Estate Law with 6 lawyers


  • Named to National Law Journal's 2013 Midsize Hot List
  • 2013 Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award
  • 2013 Client Choice Award (Jim Petrie, Employment & Labor Practice)
  • David D. White Award from Capital University (Partner Jerry Allen)
  • 2012 Champion of Diversity Legal Award from National Diversity Council (MP Kurt Tunnell)


  • Catholic Health Partners
  • Daimler Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Kenyon College
  • Key Bank National Association
  • National Church Residences
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  • Ohio Manufacturers' Association
  • OhioHealth Corp.
  • Pacific Life Insurance Company
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • Whirlpool Corporation


Anne Marie Sferra Vorys
Thomas C. Washbush
Business Law
Thomas C. Washbush
Business, Tax & Estates
Jack Rosati, Jr.
Kenneth C. Johnson
Creditor Rights & Bankruptcy
H. Randy Bank
Developmental Disabilities
Gregory J. Krabacher
E-Discovery & Compliance
Laura G. Anthony
James G. Petrie
Employment & Labor
Frank L. Merrill
Energy, Public Utilities & Environment
Christopher N. Slagle
Government Relations
Maria J. Armstrong
Green Strategies
James F. Flynn
Health Care
John Caleb Bell
Higher Education
Faith M. Williams
Nelson M. Reid
Mark Evans
Rebecca C. Princehorn
Public Finance
Stephen Intihar
Real Estate
Sue A. Wetzel
Workers' Compensation

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Water Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Cincinnati, OH

201 East Fifth Street, Suite 1110

Cincinnati, OH 45202

United States

(513) 870.6700

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Cleveland, OH

1001 Lakeside Avenue East, Suite 1350

Cleveland, OH 44114-1142

United States

(216) 523.5405

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Columbus, OH

100 South Third Street

Columbus, OH 43215-4291

United States

(614) 227.2300

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Dayton, OH

312 North Patterson Boulevard, Suite 200

Dayton, OH 45402

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(937) 224.5300

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Marietta, OH

258 Front Street

Marietta, OH 45750

United States

(740) 374.2248

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