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Jonathan Hilton and Geoffrey Parker met while working at Jones Day, one of the most highly-regarded litigation firms in the country.  Attorney Hilton left to open his own firm, and Attorney Parker joined less than a year later.  

 

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Partner

Jonathan Lawrence Hilton

Mr. Hilton is a litigator who plays to win.  He was valedictorian of his University of Cincinnati law school class, and he received the Stanley M. Chesley and Hon. Susan J. Dlott Award for excellence in litigation.  While in law school, Mr. Hilton was a legal researcher and briefwriter for the boutique securities and class action law firm Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC, where he contributed substantially to a number of successful legal arguments in multimillion-dollar federal trial and appellate court cases.  Some of that firm's greatest accomplishments have included, with help from Mr. Hilton:

  • A federal appellate court upholding an 11.4 million dollar verdict against Toyota

  • An over 80 million dollar class action settlement with Duke Energy

  • An important federal appellate court ruling allowing the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System to continue its securities fraud lawsuit against Freddie Mac

Mr. Hilton also externed for two different justices—the Honorable Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger of the Ohio Supreme Court and the Honorable Justice David John Newman of the High Court of Botswana.

After law school, Mr. Hilton further honed his skills by working as an associate at Jones Day, one of the most prestigious law firms in the United States.  At that firm, Mr. Hilton had the privilege of working with some of the nation’s most talented attorneys, including former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court.  He greatly improved his substantive knowledge of the law and was a named attorney on two federal appellate briefs.

Additionally, Mr. Hilton is a National Master chess player.  He was the youngest player to ever win the Cincinnati Chess Championship (at age 15), and by the time Mr. Hilton had finished high school, he was the #4 ranked player in Ohio.  He has had three books published on chess by Mongoose Press, and he loves to put his strategic skills to good use advocating for his clients.

Mr. Hilton resides in Reynoldsburg, Ohio , where he lives with his wife and two cats.  He aspires to produce legal work of the highest quality and to make his community a better place.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Juris Doctor, 2016 | Valedictorian

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish, 2013 | Summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

• Ohio Supreme Court
• Southern District of Ohio
• Northern District of Ohio
• District of Colorado (Federal only)
• Western District of New York (Federal Only)
• Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
• Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards & Achievements

• Stanley M. Chesley and Hon. Susan J. Dlott Award in Litigation;
• Judge William H. Lueders Prize
• Sayler Prize in Evidence
• Ernest Karam Outstanding Excellence Award
• Graydon, Head & Ritchey Advocacy Prize
• Henry Otterman Real Property Prize
• Thompson, Hine Advocacy Prize
• Gustavus Henry Wald Memorial Prize for Contracts
• Henry A. Morrill Constitutional Law Prize

 

 
 

 
 
 
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Partner

Geoffrey Craig Parker

Mr. Parker is a litigator who gets results.  He graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School, where he won the Frederic H. Weisberg Prize in Constitutional Law, topped the curve in Federal Courts, and served for two years as research assistant to nationally-renowned Professor Michael Dorf.  While in law school, Mr. Parker also served as an extern for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio, where he was chosen as personal research assistant to U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach with regard to his preparations for a major oral argument.

After law school, Mr. Parker continued building his skills by working as an associate at Jones Day.  At that firm, Mr. Parker had the privilege of working with some of the nation’s most talented attorneys, including former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court.  He greatly improved his substantive knowledge of the law and assisted on numerous federal trial and appellate briefs.

Additionally, Mr. Parker has extensive debating experience thanks to his his participation in high school and college debate, which included his qualification to the national forensic league's national tournament.  

Mr. Parker resides in Columbus, Ohio.  He aspires to produce legal work of the highest quality and to make his community a better place.

 

Education

CORNELL LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 2016 | Cum laude

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Biochemistry, 2012
B.A., History, 2012

Bar Admissions

• Ohio Supreme Court
• Southern District of Ohio
• Northern District of Ohio
• Western District of New York (Federal Only)
• Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards & Achievements

• Frederic H. Weisberg Prize for Constitutional Law
• CALI Award for Federal Courts