John J. Kulewicz

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5634
Fax 614.719.4812

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Bar & Court Admissions

Judicial Clerkships

John, a partner in the Vorys Columbus office, is a member of the litigation group and co-chair of the firm's appellate practice subgroup. He has argued cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Ohio and federal and state courts of appeals. His practice focuses on civil litigation and appeals.  His experience includes a wide range of appeals involving constitutional, statutory, regulatory and common law issues; the trial of numerous cases; and leadership of the pretrial discovery and motions efforts in civil actions.  In addition, he has served at the request of federal and state courts as pro bono counsel for indigent clients in several actions presenting significant questions of law.

Career highlights include

Securities Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Complex Commercial Litigation

Financial Services Litigation

Small Business and Family Trust Disputes

News Media Defense

Health Insurance 

Higher Education  

Oil, Gas and Coal Litigation

Procurement Litigation

Elections Law

Ethics Law Compliance


John is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.

John received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.  He received his B.A. from The Ohio State University.

John clerked for the Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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