Judith L. Marsh

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5494
Fax 614.719.5144

Practice Areas



Bar & Court Admissions

Judy is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the firm’s nationally recognized retail practice.  Judy has more than 20 years of experience representing large, national retailers and consumer brands.  Although her focus is on corporate, commercial, franchising and distribution, and finance transactions, she strives to serve these companies as a strategic partner to help them reach their business objectives. 

Her notable experience includes:

Judy is an active participant in the firm’s memberships in the National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Judy is also a member of the American Bar Association and the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising.

Judy received her J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, as well as a member and managing editor of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from Albion College.

Professional & Community Involvement

YWCA Columbus, Board of Trustees, 2018 – present; Board Member; Finance Committee, 2018-present

Co-founder, Columbus Diaper Bank, 2013, Chair and Board Member, 2013 – 2015, Board member, 2016-2018

International Franchise Association, Legal Symposium Task Force, Committee Member, 2016-2018

Mentoring Center of Central Ohio, Board Member, 2005-2008

Speaker, International Franchise Association’s Annual Legal Symposium, 2017

Member, American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising, 2007-present

Current or Former Member of Various Vorys Committees, including Management, Strategic Opportunities, Diversity, Hiring, and Group Coordinating

Co-editor of Chapters 30 and 31 (franchise law), Advising Small Businesses, Alberty, 2009-2017

Honors & Awards