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John Ferrell gained real-world experience working for a revenue cycle company, and that experience, together with watching other lawyers help clients, lead him to law school. His calm, efficient manner garners respect from clients as well as colleagues. John’s research and problem-solving skills support seasoned litigators in defense of clients in complex litigation including energy litigation, employment law, and business litigation. He thrives on sorting through complicated facts and analyzing the law to achieve the best possible result and still make a difference.

Memberships & Awards

CALI Awards: Legal Research & Writing; Torts; Contracts; Property; Criminal Law; Civil Procedure; Constitutional Law; Evidence; Federal Personal Income Tax; Legal Drafting; Appellate Advocacy
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Federal Bar Association

Key Experience

Successfully defended Ohio employer against workers’ compensation claimant’s request for additional psychological treatment
Defended Ohio public school district treasurer against charges of professional misconduct before the Ohio Board of Education
Represented beneficiary in a will and estate dispute on the grounds of undue influence of an elderly person for financial gain

Work Experience

2018 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2017-2018 Managing Editor, Capital University Law Review, Volume 46
2016-2018 Teaching Assistant, Capital University Law School
2016-2017 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC