Attorney

Michael S. Mayer

Michael counsels companies and litigates a variety of business and commercial cases. He has broad experience in arbitration, state court, and federal court actions by representing clients in a wide array of disputes, including contract, tortious interference, fiduciary duty, negligence, real property, non-competition agreement, employment discrimination, wage act, spoliation of evidence, trade secret, reinsurance, fraud, and other business litigation claims.

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Michael S. Mayer
Attorney

(937) 227-3713

110 N. Main St., Suite 1600
Dayton, OH 45402

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Business and Commercial Disputes

  • Breach of Contract
  • Fraud
  • Tortious Interference
  • Negligence
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Torts

Antitrust

Intellectual Property Disputes

  • Trade Secret
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement

Class Action Defense

Employment Disputes

  • Non-compete Agreement
  • Discrimination
  • Wage Act

Supreme Court of Ohio

 

Supreme Court of Illinois

 

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

 

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

 

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

2011 Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

2003 Global Citizenship BBA Community Service Award from the Dean’s Counsel of the University of Michigan Business School (now the Ross School of Business)

American Bar Association

 

Federal Bar Association – Dayton Chapter

 

Ohio State Bar Association

 

CLE Advisory Committee, Ohio State Bar Association

Dayton Bar Association

 

Civil Trial Practice Committee, Dayton Bar Association

 

Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court

DePaul University College of Law

 

Juris Doctor (JD), magna cum laude

 

Order of the Coif

 

Dean’s Scholarship

 

Business Editor for the DePaul Journal of Sports

 

Law and Contemporary Problems

 

Multiple CALI awards

University of Michigan

 

Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA), with high distinction

Brigid’s Path, Board of Directors (2015–present)

St. Remy Parish, Volunteer (2012–present)

Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer (2015)

Dayton Bar Association, Bar Briefs magazine

 

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Civil Litigation Flash Point Series

 

Jablonski v. Ford Motor Co.: Attempting To Clarify The ‘Duty’ Analysis In A Negligent-Product-Design Case (December 2011).

 

Coleman v. Akpakpan: Adverse Consequences of Failure to Comply with Court Orders and Rules & Janowiak v. Tiesi: Retrospective Operations of Contracts (August 2010).

 

Doe v. Diocese of Dallas: Illinois Supreme Court Reaffirms That the Legislature Cannot Bring Time-Barred Claims Back From the Dead (October 2009).

 

Business and Commercial Litigation Handbook chapter regarding “Document Production and Organization,” Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2007) (co-author), as well as the Supplement to the chapter (2009) (co-author).

 

3 DePaul J. Sports L. & Contemp. Probs. 54 (Summer 2005) Stepping In To Step Out Of

Liability: The Proper Standard Of Liability For Referees In Foreseeable Judgment-Cal Situations.

 

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (May 2010) (contributor) Caught in the Crossfire: The (Supposedly) Innocent Attorneys Who Represent Accused Fraudsters.

 

FIC Blog

 

Speaker, Ohio State Bar Association, “Litigation Skills — Alternative Dispute Resolution and Settlement” (September 2016)

 

Speaker, Dayton Bar Association, “Federal Practice Update — Corporate Representative Depositions” (December 2016)

 

The Licensing Journal, The Ohio State University v. CafePress, Inc.: Colleges Continue Trend of Aggressively Protecting Trademarks (Vol. 37 No. 2, February 2017)