David A Lockshaw

David A. Lockshaw, Jr.

Of Counsel
Dave Lockshaw represents our financial services, food and agribusiness, general corporate, and individual clients in commercial litigation, appeals, and government relations. Dave has successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissals in numerous matters, obtained favorable outcomes in appeals, and negotiated a number of settlements on behalf of our clients.

An accomplished litigator, Dave formerly clerked at the Tenth District Court of Appeals for the State of Ohio with jurisdiction over appeals from the trial courts in Franklin County (Columbus), the Ohio Court of Claims, and numerous state agencies and licensing boards. Dave has experience practicing civil, criminal, and administrative law at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts across Ohio. His background includes representing the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction in federal civil rights lawsuits, defending the State of Ohio in administrative appeals, and prosecuting offenders. As a lobbyist, Dave advocates on behalf of business interests before the Ohio General Assembly. Blending his legal experience with his policy advocacy skills, Dave formerly served as the Director of Labor and Legal Affairs at the Ohio Chamber of Commerce before joining Dickinson Wright. Through his work at the Chamber, Dave gained practical insight into how legal and regulatory matters impact business.

Dave is known for his attention to detail and his attentiveness to client needs. He is active in the community through his committee work and as an advisor for local judicial campaigns.

Education & Credentials

Education

The Ohio State University

B.A., Political Science, 2004

University of Akron School of Law

J.D., 2007

Bar Admission

  • Ohio

Acknowledgements

  • Columbus Business First, "People to Know: Law," October 2017 
  • Franklin County Republican Party Judicial Salute Committee, 2017 Chairman
  • Franklin County Republican Party, 2017 Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year
  • Franklin County GOP's Jo Ann Davidson Award for Exemplary Service, 2011

Representative Clients

  • Fannie Mae
  • Nestlé USA, Inc.
  • PennyMac USA
  • Seneca Foods Corporation
  • Seterus, Inc.
  • SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.

Professional Involvement

  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce Employment Law Committee, Workers' Compensation Committee, and Public Affairs Committee
  • Franklin County Republican Party Judicial Screening Committee, 2017-2018
  • Franklin County Republican Party Judicial Salute Committee, 2012-2018, 2017 Chairman
  • Franklin County Republican Party Executive Committee
  • Kasich-Taylor Inauguration Committee, 2015
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio
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