Vincent Holzhall
(614) 458-9828
Office: Columbus
J.D. University of Illinois
M.A. Columbia University
M.Phil. Columbia University
B.A. University of Notre Dame
Licensure: IL | OH
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Vince Holzhall spends his time solving problems for his clients. Clients appreciate Vince’s ability to provide solutions, usually involving unique areas of the law. Vince is often sought by clients wishing to avoid costly and lengthy lawsuits, but he is no stranger to contentious litigation. Recently, Vince has been using his litigation management and organizational skills in assisting a multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) client with more than 1,000 matters across the country and a primary focus on over 100 matters centered in Ohio.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2006-2010 Carpenter Lane, LLC
2003-2006 Lane, Alton & Horst, LLC
1998-2000 Lord, Bissell & Brook
1996-1998 Law Clerk to Honorable Benjamin K. Miller, Supreme Court of Illinois
1994-1996 Research Attorney, Supreme Court of Illinois

Speaking Engagements

Cybersecurity Response Planning, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO), Ashland University, Ashland Ohio, June 2017

Hot Topics in the Paralegal Profession, OSBA Annual Convention Paralegal Day, May 2013

"Internet Banking, Employee Embezzlement, and Bank Security Procedures," Litigation News, Ohio State Bar Association 2013

Best Practices for Attorney/Paralegal Working Relationships, OSBA Annual Convention Paralegal Day, May 2012

"The Mechanics of Ohio Civil Procedure," National Business Institute's CLE, April 2011

"Skills Development," New Lawyer Training Seminar, OSBA, 2003, 2007, 2008

"Lien Times for Ohio Farmers," Columbus Bar Briefs, 2006

"Written Jury Questionnaires: Learn What Your Neighbors Might Not Be Telling You About CAFOs Without Poisoning the Jury Pool During Voir Dire," Agricultural Law Update, 2006

Key Experience

Managing high-stakes pharmaceutical, multidistrict litigation for over 100 matters in Ohio
Mitigating risk for publically-traded energy company involving challenging landowner issues
Representing banks relating to personal identifiers, financial privacy, Bank Secrecy Act, and fiduciary issues

Memberships & Awards

Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, since 2011
The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013
Ohio Super Lawyers, since 2015
Ohio State Bar Association ("OSBA")
Chair, OSBA Litigation Section (July 2017 to July 2019)
Vice Chair, OSBA Litigation Section (July 2015 to July 2017)
OSBA Paralegal Specialty Board Member (July 2014 to present)
American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Paralegals (June 2017 to present)
Columbus Bar Association