Terrence M. Donnellon – Partner
Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration, Local Government, Municipal Law and more.
Terry’s primary practice areas are litigation, arbitration & mediation (alternative dispute resolution) and municipal law. He has experience in both the state trial and appellate courts throughout Southwest Ohio as well as the United States District Court. He is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court (1979), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (1979), U.S. Court of Claims (1991), and the Supreme Court of the United States (1994).
Since 1997, Terry has served as the Director of Law for the City of Montgomery, Ohio. He has served as Solicitor and lead counsel for the Village of Golf Manor for more than twenty-five years. With his experience in local government law, Terry has served as special counsel to a number of communities in Southwestern Ohio providing assistance in matters concerning labor and employment, telecommunication, development and financial planning.
Terry is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association in which he has served as President in 1995-6 and President of the Bar Foundation for two years. He currently is a member of the Practice Round Table and the Admissions, Local Government Law, and Common Pleas Court Committees. Terry is a Fellow in the Ohio State Bar Foundation, a member of the Ohio State and American Bar Associations, a member of the Council of Delegates of the Ohio State Bar Association, and a member of the National and Ohio Public Employees Labor Relations Association. In 2012 Terry was appointed by Chief Justice Maureen O’Conner to the Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution. Terry is a volunteer broadcast reader for Radio Reading Services at the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and he is an appointed Mentor in the Supreme Court Lawyer-to-Lawyer program.