Anthony G. Covatta

T 513.651.6800
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Anthony has an array of business and litigation experience in a diverse set of practice areas and on a national scale.  He has handled matters ranging from supervising business litigation coast to coast to advising corporate boards on mergers and acquisitions.  He serves as local counsel for national companies.  The backbone of Anthony's practice is representing Cincinnati area families and businesses.

Representative Matters

Assisted AAA Allied Group Inc. as general counsel in a series of acquisitions and mergers that have grown a local automobile club into a regional system in its traditional areas, as well as in travel, insurance and consumer auto services

Supervised anti-trust litigation as outside coordinating counsel for a national firm based in Northern Kentucky, obtaining a favorable outcome

Advises local real estate developers and managers on business and litigation matters, including a recently resurrected shopping center development

Assisted two large medical groups in resolving internal differences and successfully integrating practices with local hospital systems

Generated national publicity in the David Herrlinger Securities litigation, quoted on CNN, and in The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers®, 2004-2005, 2007-2008
  • Super Lawyers®, Corporate Counsel Edition 2010
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell ®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Cincinnati Country Club, Board of Governors, 1998-2010, Chairman, 2007-2010
  • Contemporary Arts Center, Trustee, 1991-1998, Chairman, 2007-2010
  • Literary Club of Cincinnati, Member, 1982-Present, President, 2008
  • Walnut Hills High School, Tutor, The Writing Center
  • Skidmore College, Assistant Professor of English, 1970-1976

Non-FBT Publications and Events

National Business Institute lecturer

Franchise Law Handbook

Franchise Law Journal

Ohio Probate Law Journal

The New Republic

Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati Magazine

Annual discussion group leader at Mercantile Library

Other Contact Info




Jenn McComas
T 513.852.6516