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Managing Litigation Attorney / Partner

Kohl & Cook Law Firm, LLC

1900 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
*Columbus office moving to Worthington Fall of 2024


$95,000 or higher based on experience and candidate qualifications.

Job Type



  • Minimum 5 years in civil litigation and trial experience with a proven track record of successful outcomes in civil litigation cases.
  • Strong litigation and trial skills, including experience conducting depositions, examining witnesses, and arguing motions in court.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory or management experience with demonstrated leadership abilities and a commitment to mentoring and developing junior attorneys.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts clearly and persuasively.
  • Active license in good standing to practice law in Ohio
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, to solve problems, and manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.

* Criminal law experience will be considered in conjunction with civil experience.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience with potential for profit sharing and potential equity partnership.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Retirement 401k savings plan with vested 4% employer matching.
  • Generous and flexible vacation policy.
  • Sensible 1,500 hour yearly billable requirement that allows for work-life balance.
  • Professional development opportunities and support for continuing legal education.
  • A collegial and supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.

Job Description

We are a boutique civil litigation firm with offices in Dayton and Columbus seeking a Managing Litigation Attorney or Partner. This position will collaborate with our current Litigation Manager. In this role, you will serve as lead counsel on complex civil litigation cases, manage a diverse caseload, and provide mentorship and guidance to newly admitted and younger attorneys within the firm.


  • Act as lead counsel on a variety of civil litigation cases in both state and federal court.
  • Manage all aspects of the litigation process, from case inception through trial and appeal.
  • Conduct legal research, draft pleadings, motions, and other legal documents, and prepare for hearings, depositions, and trials.
  • Strategize and develop case theories, objectives, and litigation strategies to achieve favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Provide mentorship, supervision, and guidance to newly admitted and younger attorneys within the firm, including reviewing and revising their work product while providing constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals and partners to create plans to assist in the professional development and training of junior attorneys, including sharing knowledge and best practices in trial advocacy, legal research, and case management.
  • Provide prompt and effective communication related to strategy, staffing, billing and objectives with clients.

Application Process

To apply for the Managing Litigation Attorney / Partner position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of cases which you served as lead counsel within the past 5 years. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team and will only contact those candidates selected for further consideration.

Work Location: The position is based in the firm’s Columbus office. Occasional travel is required.

Info: Please send your resume, cover letter and supporting documents to Liz@kohlcook.com

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