Douglas J. Segerman


Phone:614-745-8350                                                                                      Email:

Practice Areas

Complex Civil Litigation
Creditor’s Rights/Bankruptcy
Non-Compete Agreements
Insurance Defense


B.B.A.. (cum laude) University of Cincinnati, 1992.
J.D. University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1995.

Bar Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit,  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Ohio Supreme Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio.  


Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations; Associate Member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. 


Doug is a Partner in the Litigation Department in the Columbus, Ohio office.  Doug’s experience includes trial experience for clients in a wide range of practice areas including general litigation, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy, non-competition agreements, construction disputes, physician disputes with hospitals and business divorces.


Martindale-Hubbell - BV-rated (survey of local practitioners).
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2009, 2010 -- Designated one of the top 5% of lawyers under the age of 40 for Business and Construction Litigation in Ohio by Cincinnati Magazine and Law & Politics Media, Inc. following a statewide survey of practicing lawyers and Judges.
Strathmore Who’s Who - Selection based upon professional achievement.


• June 9, 2011:  Obtained a decision establishing Ohio law that condominium unit owners may join as a class to sue a developer of the condominium project for a  violation of the Ohio Condominium Act’s disclosure statement.  New Albany Park Condominium Association v. Lifestyles Communities, Ltd.  (Franklin  App., 2011), 195 Ohio App.3d 459.

• October 28, 2003:  Obtained judgment for $839,446.32 in breach of contract action for two of four contractor plaintiffs in Dugan & Meyers Construction Co., Inc. v. The State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services, et al., Case No. 2001-07084 (arising out of construction of Phase 2 of the Fisher Business College).

• October 7, 2002:  Obtained a judicial declaration that a major tenant of National City Plaza bank building could terminate its lease in Glimcher Partners Limited Partnership v. The Board of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, Case No. 02CVH-01-711.


The Mold Challenge In Ohio (Columbus, Ohio; 2003) – “Handling A Mold  Infestation Scenario and Ways To Minimize Or Avoid The Risk of Mold Claims."