Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is pleased to announce that partner A.J. Hensel has been appointed by the firm’s Board of Directors as the new Partner-in-Charge of the Columbus Office. In his new position, Hensel will remain a practicing attorney in all aspects of commercial litigation, while assuming the lead role in Columbus to direct its growth strategies across Central Ohio.
“A.J.’s obvious leadership ability, honed from his years as an officer in the U.S. Army, in addition to his engaging personality, make him an ideal fit for this role. I am confident he will ensure the Firm’s growth and continued success in Columbus,” said Stanley R. Gorom III, Hahn Loeser’s CEO and Managing Partner.
Hensel joined Hahn Loeser in 2014 and was elected to the firm’s partnership in 2018. He serves as Chair of the Summer Associate Recruiting Committee, an important program that fuels the Firm’s future through the selection of exceptional law school students. Hensel is recognized for his legal talents by peer-rated law directories. He has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® every year since 2013 and has earned accolades from The Best Lawyers in America® in four different categories: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction, and Military Law. He formerly served as Columbus Chapter President of the Federal Bar Association and as a member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Development Board.
“I am honored to take on this leadership role and further Hahn Loeser’s commitment to Columbus,” stated Hensel. “We have an excellent team in place that embraces our clients’ challenges. I look forward to the opening of our new office space this year, as we continue to attract attorneys who share our vision and want to experience our collaborative firmwide culture.”
Hensel received his J.D. from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2009 after serving five years as an officer in the U.S. Army and achieving the rank of Captain. In 2001 he earned a B.S. from the United States Military Academy and led a Company of over 120 Cadets. His military recognitions include a Gold Wreath, Bronze Star, and Meritorious Service Medal.