Throughout 2020, members of Kegler Brown Construction practice were recognized as some of the top construction lawyers in the Columbus area and Ohio.

Chambers USA

The firm’s Construction Law practice and team members have once again been recognized by Chambers USA, the premier client-reviewed guide to legal resources. The team earned the following comments from clients and Chambers USA researchers, who state that the Kegler Brown team:

  • “Possesses particular experience working with national trade associations across a variety of construction-related areas.”
  • “Comes recommended for its work on large Ohio infrastructure and development projects, including hospital, school and highway projects.”
  • “Is recognized for its strengths in construction litigation.”

Kegler Brown attorneys were also recognized for their individual contributions to the industry and their commitment to their clients, as excerpted below:

Don Gregory, ranked as a Band 1 attorney, is well known in the Ohio market and is highlighted as an “exceptional construction lawyer.” He is respected for his diverse practice, which incorporates experience handling defect and delay claims, as well as insurance coverage disputes on behalf of contractors and developers in a variety of industries. He is described by sources as a “very effective trial lawyer” and a “really good mediator.”

Mike Madigan, ranked as a Band 4 attorney, operates a “very successful practice” and services a broad client base. He is experienced in trying and mediating construction defect and claim disputes on behalf of contractors, owners and subcontractors. A client remarks: “He is an extremely knowledgeable and skilled lawyer in a very challenging industry.”

Chambers & Partners is an independent company that awards rankings to practice areas and attorneys in Ohio, nationally and internationally. The objective process follows three steps: submissions put forward by legal practices, interviews during the course of research, and Chambers’ own database resources.

Super Lawyers

Don Gregory has once again been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney.” He is rated as a “Top 50 Lawyer” in Columbus and a “Top 100 Lawyer” in Ohio. Don has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2004.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Best Lawyers®

The Best Lawyers in America© has once again honored Don Gregory as the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for construction litigation in Columbus, also recognizing him for his work more generally in construction law.

Mike Madigan and Eric Travers were both recognized for their work in construction law in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers, as well.

Kegler Brown was also recognized in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Our Construction Law practice was rated as a “Tier 1” practice area in the Columbus metropolitan area, the highest ranking awarded by the service.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading lawyers from around the world are eligible to vote, and almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas have been received.