Jolene S. Griffith, Associate

Jolene S. Griffith
Direct
T 614.229.3303
F 614.221.0479
Columbus Office
T 614.221.3155
F 614.221.0479

Jolene represents clients in commercial litigation at both state and federal levels. Her experience includes directors and officers insurance litigation, contract disputes, tort litigation, workers' compensation cases and other employment disputes, trust litigation, and real estate cases. She has experience drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs, arguing motions, taking depositions, conducting and responding to written discovery, collecting and evaluating evidence, and conducting settlement negotiations. Jolene has assisted clients in obtaining temporary restraining orders. She has represented Fortune 500 companies, insurance companies, banks, hospitals, small businesses, and individuals. She received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where she graduated cum laude and her bachelor degree from Miami University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Noteworthy Experience

  • Clerk for The Honorable George Caram Steeh at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Graduate, YMCA GenY Leadership Project
  • Member, Women Lawyers of Franklin County
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Columbus Legal Aid Society

Education

  • University of Michigan (J.D., 2009, cum laude)
  • Member, Campbell Moot Court
  • Miami University (B.A. 2006, magna cum laude)
  • Political Science and History
  • Majors, Honors in History
  • Business Legal Studies Minor

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio