O. Judson Scheaf III, has been elected to the partnership of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.
Scheaf, of Northern Delaware County, is based out of Hahn Loeser & Parks’ Columbus office and is going to focus his practice in the Business Litigation Area. Along with his extensive knowledge in civil litigation including trial and appellate work, he will also be joining our newfound Natural Resources and Emergency Services practice area.
Lawrence E. Oscar, CEO and Managing Partner of the firm, stated, “Judson’s extensive litigation knowledge and experience will bring great value to our firm and continue to help us develop resourceful solutions for our clients. We’re pleased to have him with us.”
His key experiences include his familiarity in handling complex commercial litigation matters, including construction, antitrust, oil and gas, unfair competition, patent copyright, trade secret, investment banker malpractice, and land use disputes. In addition, Scheaf has background with being a founding member of a Columbus-based boutique law firm that specializes in construction law, complex business litigation and oil and gas litigation along with his previous practice of energy law.
He received his law degree from Capital Law School, where he graduated first in his class. After law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Alan E. Norris, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He also earned his B.P.A. degree from Franklin University.
Scheaf has been selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers for more than 10 years, named one of The Best Lawyers in America for the past 8 years as well as being named by Columbus Business First as one of Central Ohio’s Best Lawyers, as voted by his peers and maintains an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he has been named by Columbus Business First as one of Central Ohio’s Best Lawyers, as voted by his peer while also being named by Columbus Business First as a Who’s Who in Energy Columbus (2013 and 2014). Scheaf has received multiple American Jurisprudence Awards for: constitutional law, property, contracts, secured transactions, business association, oil and gas, civil procedures, remedies, and insurance law. In addition, Scheaf has proven his leadership ability by being asked to be a presenter or panelist at multiple events throughout his career.