Gina M. Saelinger

Partner


Gina is experienced in managing complex and individual litigation. She has represented some of the nation’s leading retailers, sports and exercise equipment manufacturers and distributors, technology, and pharmaceutical companies. She is currently managing the firm’s litigation involving hormone-replacement therapy and pain medications. She has extensive experience in multi-district litigation and class action litigation involving products, contract, and labor issues. Gina also is experienced in all aspects of state and federal civil litigation, including pleadings and motion practice, pretrial discovery, trial preparation, trial practice, and appeals. Gina was named Best Lawyers ® 2014 Product Liability Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Xavier University

    (B.S., summa cum laude, 1990)

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    (J.D., 1993)
    Order of the Coif; Order of the Barristers; Moot Court; Student Court

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Experienced in managing complex and individual litigation, including multi-district litigation and state coordinated proceedings, for manufacturers and distributors of various products, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
  • Experienced in managing class action litigation involving products, contract issues, and labor issues.
  • Experienced in handling all aspects of state and federal civil litigation, including pleadings and motion practice, pretrial discovery, trial preparation, trial practice, and appeals.
  • Experienced in resolving cases through alternative dispute resolutions, including arbitration and mediation.
  • Experienced in defense of general civil and business litigation matters.

Publications & Presentations

Presentations

  • “The Secrets of Winning:  Winning the E-Discovery Battle,” PriceWaterhouseCoopers General Counsel Forum (August 2007)

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors

HONORS

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Designated Best Lawyers Product Liability Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati (2014)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability Litigation (2008-2019)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list (2011-2019)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2005; 2009)

Personal

Gina volunteers for various church and school activities.