Elisé K. Yarnell

Elisé K. Yarnell

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Recognized since 2022

Columbus, Ohio

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Elisé Yarnell is a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Litigation Group, with an emphasis on appellate advocacy. Her expertise includes complex commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Elisé regularly appears in both state and federal courts in Ohio and Indiana. A skilled writer and strategic thinker, she crafts persuasive and effective dispositive motions, appellate briefing, and oral arguments.

Elisé also helps to spearhead insurance recoveries through early claim negotiation discussions and, where necessary, litigation against the insurance company. She advises insureds on insurance coverage issues for the construction and finance industries, such as comprehensive general liability policies, errors and omissions policies, architect or engineers professional liability policies, and all-risk policies.

Recent successes include

  • Briefing and arguing an appeal before the Ohio Supreme Court and securing a unanimous decision in the client’s favor.
  • Litigating an election-law original action in the Ohio Supreme Court.
  • Second-chairing a bench trial and winning a judgment of over $400,000, including attorneys’ fees.
  • Assisting the Hahn Loeser team that argued an appeal that upheld a judgment for more than one million dollars in compensatory damages in favor of Hahn Loeser’s client in the Eleventh District Court of Appeals for the State of Ohio. The appellate court also affirmed awards of punitive damages and attorney fees.

Contact & Links
  • 65 East State Street, Suite 2500
    Columbus, OH 43215
  • Yale University, J.D., graduated 2014
  • Patrick Henry College, B.A., graduated 2011
Bar Admissions
  • Ohio, 2015
  • Indiana, 2014

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2022-24
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Appellate Practice
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Construction

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Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Mandatory Deference to Agencies

Agency interpretations of statutes no longer receive judicial deference in Ohio.

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