Gregory C. Djordjevic

Associate

Greg is a commercial litigator who represents a wide spectrum of clients in complex business and employment disputes in state and federal courts across the country. He also represents clients in matters administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). Greg’s clients are diverse and include Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms, public entities, closely-held corporations, and individuals. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigation.  Greg does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to litigation. He instead thinks strategically, evaluates his clients’ positions and desired outcomes, and works tirelessly to achieve the best possible result for his clients.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Mount Union

    (B.A., magna cum laude, 2013)

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

    (J.D., cum laude, 2016)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Experience

  • Represented a school district in successfully challenging the constitutionality of Ohio Rev. Code § 3311.242, resulting in its severance from House Bill 166, and it being stricken as unconstitutional. Plain Local School District Board of Education v. DeWine, et al., 486 F. Supp. 3d 1173 (S.D. Ohio 2020).
  • Successfully opposed a motion for a temporary restraining order that was filed in an attempt to stop a $40 million transaction.
  • Obtained a favorable, high six-figure settlement on behalf of the former President and CEO of a closely-held corporation who was accused of breaching various representations and warranties in the parties’ Sale Purchase Agreement.
  • Defended a large pharmaceutical company in a breach of contract action that was filed against it by one of its former executives, and obtained dismissal of the complaint at the motion to dismiss stage, prior to discovery.
  • Represented an individual against allegations of fraud and misconduct, and obtained dismissal of the complaint at the motion to dismiss stage based on the collateral attack doctrine. The trial court’s dismissal was ultimately affirmed by the Eighth District Court of Appeals. Kennedy v. Dottore, et al., 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 108562, 2020-Ohio-3451, 2020 WL 3467795.
  • Represented a regional car dealership in a putative TCPA class action, which resulted in the class representative settling on an individual basis.
  • Defended a Fortune 10 pharmaceutical distributor against allegations of negligence and misconduct, and obtained the voluntarily dismissal of the client with prejudice.
  • Defended a nursing home in a wrongful death action, and obtained a favorable settlement on the nursing home’s behalf.

Honors

  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2020-2021)
  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation; Immigration Law (2021; 2022)