Jeff Cox

Jeffrey T. Cox


Jeff is a passionate advocate for our clients.  His trial and litigation skills, developed across a broad spectrum of business and complex litigation matters, afford critical leadership in evolving and challenging disputes, ranging from contract disputes to privacy and technology matters, from media and advertising cases to intellectual property litigation.

Areas of Practice

Business and Commercial Litigation

Data Security/Data Breach Litigation

Legal Malpractice Defense

Media and Communications Law

Class Action Defense

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • False Advertising
  • Copyright and Trademark Disputes
  • Patent Infringement Litigation

Environmental Litigation

Products Liability Defense


Supreme Court of Ohio

United State District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Supreme Court of the United States

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Awards and Honors

SuperLawyer, Ohio and Corporate Counsel editions (2004–present; every year since inception)

Forty Under Forty, Dayton Business Journal, 1998

Memberships and Affiliations

Federal Bar Association

  • Federal Litigation Section Board Member
  • Co-Chair, Trial Practice Committee
  • Editor, Federal Litigation Section Newsletter – SideBAR
  • FBA Professional Ethics Committee
  • Dayton Chapter, Immediate Past President

Ohio State Bar Association

  • Media Law Committee

Dayton Bar Association

Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Life Fellow, Dayton Bar Association Foundation

Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Life Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation

Fellow, Federal Bar Association Foundation

Dayton Lawyers Club

  • President and Trustee

Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court, Past President

American Bar Association, Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections, and Forum on Communications Law

Media Law Resource Center

  • Defense Counsel Section, and Advertising and Marketing Law Committee

Miami Valley Bench Bar Media Forum, Co-Moderator

Cincinnati Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Leadership Dayton, Class of 2000


University of Dayton, J.D., 1991

  • Editor-in-Chief, University of Dayton Law Review, 1990–91
  • Co-Champion, 1989 Walter Rice Moot Court Competition
  • “Baldy” Turner Scholar

Miami University, B.A., Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs, 1982

  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
  • Miami Men’s Glee Club; President and Alexander Award Winner
  • Campus Activities Council
  • Interfraternity Council

Prior Employment

National Republican Senatorial Committee (1982–84)

National Society of Engineers (1984–88)

  • Deputy Director of Government Relations
  • Director of NSPE-PAC and Legislative Education Fund

Community Involvement

WYSO 91.3 FM – NPR Affiliate

  • Board Member (2016-present)

Legal Aid of Western Ohio/Advocates for Basic Equality

  • Co-Chair, Campaign for Equal Justice (2016-18)

Legal Aid of Western Ohio

  • 50th Anniversary Campaign Cabinet (2017-18)

American Heart Association, Dayton Chapter

  • Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team (2016, 2017)

Miami University

  • Pre-Law Advisory Board (2010–14)

Chaminade-Julienne Catholic High School

  • Board of Trustees (2006-15)
  • Board Chair (2012-15)

Church of the Holy Angels

  • Pastoral Council (1997-2000)
  • President, Pastoral Council (1999-2000)
  • Parish Advancement Team (2000-12)

Oak Hill Homeowners Association

  • President (2010-17)

City of Oakwood

  • City Council Member (1996–1999)

Publications and Presentations

A Call to Lead – Educating Ethical, Moral Legal Professionals, 25 U. Day. L. Rev. xv (2000)

Industrial Property Transactions and Hazardous Waste Cleanup in America: An Analysis of State Innovations, 15 U. Day. L. Rev. 471 (1990)

Articles published in:

  • MLRC MediaLawLetter
  • MLRC Bulletin
  • Journal of Internet Law
  • Dayton FBA Newsletter “On the Merits”
  • FBA Federal Litigation Section Newsletter, “SideBAR”
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Lawyer Magazine
  • Dayton Business Journal
  • Primerus 180
  • America Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section Report

Jeffrey T. Cox
(937) 227-3704

Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.
110 North Main Street
Suite 1600
Dayton, Ohio  45402


Administrative Assistant
Lori M. Beemsterboer
(937) 227-3745

Proud Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
LCA – Litigation Counsel of America Senior Fellow

Jeffrey T. Cox