Yazan S. Ashrawi

Managing Associate
T 614.559.7202
F 614.464.1737
10 West Broad Street
One Columbus Center, Suite 2300
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3484

Yazan serves his clients in the area of Government Services, where he's part of the firm's premier public sector legal team. His practice focuses on litigation, including real estate, land use, zoning, and eminent domain matters, as well as administrative hearings and appeals in State Courts throughout Ohio.

Prior to joining the firm, Yazan served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Health and Human Services Section as well as the Legal Initiatives Section.  In this position he represented the Ohio Department of Insurance for a variety of litigation matters.  In addition to this, he was lead trial counsel for a number of the Ohio Attorney General's nuisance abatement actions where he was able to secure injunctions enjoining businesses and business owners from selling synthetic drugs.

Yazan graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2012 with his juris doctorate.  During law school, he was a law clerk for the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Yazan earned his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management with a minor in Business from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009.

Representative Matters

Ohio Supreme Court Amicus Briefs 

  • Richard O. Pietrick v. City of Westlake, Civil Service Commission, et al. Case No. 2013-0052
  • Bradley L. Walker v. City of Toledo, et al. Case No. 2013-1277
  • Sunset Estate Properties, LLC, et al. v. Village of Lodi Case No. 2013-1856
  • Janine Lycan et al. v. City of Cleveland Case No. 2014-0358
  • State ex rel. Brian Ebersole, et al. v. City of Powell, et al. Case No. 2014-1469
  • State of Ohio ex rel. Kathryn Wilen, et al. v. City of Kent Case No. 2015-1456 

Other Amicus Briefs

  • State of Ohio v. David M. Zanni, Fourth Appellate District, Ross County, Case No. 13 CA 3392
  • Village of Linndale, et al. v. State of Ohio, et al., Tenth Appellate District, Franklin County, Case No. 14AP-21
  • City of Westerville v. James R. Taylor, Tenth Appellate District, Franklin County, Case No. 13AP-806
  • Tree of Life Christian Schools v. City of Upper Arlington, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Case No. 14-3469 

Representation in Other Matters

  • Represent the City of Dublin in all eminent domain matters.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • International Municipal Lawyers Association Amicus Service Award Winner
  • CALI Award for Excellence: Top Grade in Sports Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Managing Editor, 2010-2012
  • Ohio State Sports & Entertainment Law Association, Vice President
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Litigation Section Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section Member

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Law & Leadership Institute, Mock Trial Coach

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Article:  Traffic Cameras Being Considered by Legislature and Courts, Cities & Villages (July/August 2014)

Presented Case Law Update at Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association 2013 Winter Law Seminar

Other Contact Info




Dan Pesante
T 614.559.7291