John C. Ferrell
(614) 456-1672
Office: Columbus
J.D. Capital University, summa cum laude
B.A. The Ohio State University
Licensure: OH
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John Ferrell utilizes his research and problem solving skills to support seasoned litigators in their defense of firm clients in complex litigation.  John thrives on sorting through complicated facts and analyzing the law to achieve the best result possible for firm clients.   John focuses his practice on employment law, business litigation, and energy litigation.

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

Key Experience

Assisted oil and gas operator in defending claims for breach of lease, including summary judgment briefing
Represented medical professional in seeking relief from default judgment on a professional negligence claim
Opposed appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court against judgments favoring oil and gas companies on lease rulings

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