Ulmer Adds Talented Litigator to Expanding Columbus Office

Michelle Casper brings substantial trial experience to the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group

August 10, 2021 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Counsel Michelle Casper to the firm’s Columbus office where she joins the Business Litigation Practice Group. An experienced commercial and civil litigation attorney, Casper provides counsel on matters ranging from complex commercial and business disputes to liability defense.

Known for her tenacity and dedication to her clients, Casper has served as lead counsel in several cases pertaining to commercial litigation, business matters, and negligence issues over the span of more than a decade. She also has experience with catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death cases, and retail litigation. She regularly counsels individuals and corporations on matters involving general litigation, property damage, construction defects, and corporate law. She manages multifaceted litigation in both state and federal courts, and is admitted to practice in Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana.

“Michelle is a highly accomplished attorney and we are thrilled to have her join our growing team of business litigators in Columbus,” said Paul R. Harris, Group Leader of the Business Litigation Practice Group. “Her passion for helping her clients succeed, along with her commitment to supporting women entrepreneurs, are both admirable, and we are very pleased to have her experience and insights at Ulmer.”

In addition to her practice, Casper is passionate about helping other women succeed, both in the legal field and the business world. She is an active member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), an advocacy organization that unifies the voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses, and serves as the immediate past president of the group’s Columbus chapter. Recognized for her talent and advocacy, she has been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list and was named NAWBO’s 2016 Member of the Year. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

With more than 100 highly skilled attorneys, Ulmer’s Litigation Department is comprised of first-chair, courtroom tested trial attorneys who focus on delivering top-tier service to help clients achieve their best results. In addition to class actions, complex commercial, financial, intellectual property, mass torts, and regulatory proceedings, Ulmer regularly represents clients in internal investigations, white collar matters, bankruptcies, and ADR proceedings. Casper’s addition to the firm follows Ulmer’s recent recognition as Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 “Ohio Firm of the Year,” a notable honor the firm has earned for the fifth year in a row and the sixth time in the last eight years.