Carl D. Smallwood

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5623
Fax 614.719.4968
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Carl is a retired partner in the Vorys Columbus office and was a member of the litigation group with substantial jury trial experience. He represented clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation of employment-related injury and toxic exposure disputes. Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, he appeared throughout Ohio on behalf of self-insured and state-funded manufacturers, retailers and service providers in the defense of complex medical injury, toxic exposure and occupational disease claims arising under the Ohio Workers' Compensation Act, as well as defending product liability claims and commercial disputes.

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Carl is a past president of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the John Mercer Langston Bar Association.

Carl is a frequent speaker and moderator for client, bar associations and industry trade events on many subjects, including employment-related injury litigation and diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Carl received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and his B.S. from The Ohio State University.

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