Thomas B. Ridgley

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6229
Fax 614.719.4923

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Tom is a retired partner in the Vorys Columbus office. During his career, he defended clients in numerous class action lawsuits arising from alleged securities violations, employment practices, wage and hour practices, environmental toxic torts, and claimed violations of consumer protection laws.  Tom has also represented the interests of offerors and offerees in connection with contests for corporate control, and has been involved as counsel in most hostile takeover disputes in Ohio in the last 25 years.  In addition, he has represented corporations in commercial disputes and advises boards of directors on various corporate governance issues.

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Tom is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.  He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Ohio State Bar Foundation, and the Columbus Bar Foundation.

Tom received his J.D. with distinction from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was the assistant editor of the Michigan Law Review.  He received his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University.

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