Rosemary D. Welsh

Of Counsel
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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4487
Fax 513.852.8449
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Rosemary is of counsel in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the litigation group.  Her practice encompasses a broad range of workplace issues, including workers’ compensation, premises liability, retaliatory discharge, and toxic torts.  She represents clients in the trial court, the courts of appeal, and in the Supreme Courts of Ohio and Kentucky.  A former broadcast journalist, her practice reflects a significant focus on oral and written appellate advocacy.  She was named a Best Lawyer in America for product liability defense in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. 

Rosemary's practice also includes matters involving professional responsibility and the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.  She defends attorneys facing ethics complaints before the Board of Professional Conduct and was formerly chairman of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Grievance Committee.  Rosemary has investigated and prosecuted numerous grievance cases and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Ohio on behalf of the Bar Association. She was recently named as special disciplinary counsel.

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Rosemary is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, and the Cincinnati Bar Association.  She is a past chairman of the the Cincinnati Bar Association's Grievance Committee and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee.

Rosemary has presented seminars on Ohio workers’ compensation law, the impact of new legislation on asbestos premises liability claims, and on water rights and lease agreements for agricultural property.

Rosemary received her J.D. with honors from the University of Cincinnati, where she was the lead articles editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.  She received her M.A. in mass communications from the University of Minnesota and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College.

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