Overview

Alycia is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the firm’s litigation practice group.  Alycia has provided strategic advice and counsel for more than two decades to commercial and retail clients across the country.  She represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex litigation matters.  She has extensive experience in antitrust, commercial, class action, insurance, securities and civil rights litigation.

Career highlights include:

  • Representing eighteen retailers in a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the U.S. antitrust laws by Visa and Mastercard
  • Representing seven retailers in a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of Illinois alleging violations of the U.S. antitrust laws by Visa and Mastercard
  • Defending a large retailer in an antitrust class action related to keyword bidding
  • Securing a seven-figure jury verdict in a commercial dispute
  • Multiple trials before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • Multiple trials in state court
  • Multiple oral arguments before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Multiple oral arguments before state appellate courts

Alycia received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and was a Note and Comment Editor for the Northwestern University Law Review.  She received her B.S. magna cum laude from Marquette University.

Alycia was a clerk for The Honorable Algenon L. Marbley, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Honors & Recognitions

Ohio Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Securities, 2020-2023; Commercial Litigation, 2021-2023; Litigation - Antitrust, 2023

Deloitte, “Wise Woman,” 2019

Women WELDing the Way, Honoree, 2017

National Diversity Council, Glass Ceiling Award, 2011

The National LGBT Bar Association, Best LGBT Attorneys under the Age of 40, 2010

Columbus Business First Forty Under 40, May 2009

Marquette University, Outstanding Senior of the Year for the College of Business Administration, 1993

Professional & Community Activities

Marquette University Alumni Association National Board, 2021 to present

The King Arts Complex, Board of Trustees, 2018 to present; Chair, 2021 to present

Star House, Board of Trustees, 2019-2022; Chair, Governance Committee, 2020-2022; Secretary, 2021-2022

Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Board of Directors, 2021 to present

Deloitte, Board-Ready Women, 2019

Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2017 to present

YWCA Columbus, Board of Trustees, 2009-2018; Past-Chair, 2017-2018; Chair, 2015-2016; Chair-Elect, 2013-2014; Executive Committee, 2009-2018; Governance Committee Chair, 2012-2019; Strategic Planning Committee Chair, 2011-2014

Federal Bar Association, Columbus Chapter, 2012-2018; Immediate Past President, 2017-2018; President, 2016-2017; Vice President, 2015-2016; Treasurer, 2014-2015; Membership Chair, 2013

Local Rules Committee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2017 to present; Chair, 2020 to present

Committee on the Judiciary of the Columbus Bar Association, 2017 to present

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Settlement Week, Volunteer Mediator, 2015-2018

United Way of Central Ohio's Education Vision Council, 2003-2007

Kaleidoscope Youth Coalition, Chair and Board Member, 2002-2005

Leadership Columbus, Class of 2008

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Events

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Northwestern University Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 1997-1998

Marquette University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1993

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.

Judicial Clerkships

  • The Honorable Algenon L. Marbley, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1999-2001
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