Jeremy M. Grayem

T 614.559.7284
F 614.464.1737
10 West Broad Street
One Columbus Center, Suite 2300
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3484

Jeremy has a lengthy background in business litigation and is part of the Government Services Practice Group. He advises his clients at all stages of pre-litigation and litigation, evaluating the risks and benefits of litigation, and examining potential avenues for early and effective resolution. Jeremy has experience with utility-based litigation (traditional and regulatory), eminent domain/appropriations litigation, and contractual/business disputes, among other specialties.

Representative Matters

  • Represented numerous public utility companies in state and federal courts around Ohio in the protection of their pre-existing property interests and easements.
  • Represented public utilities before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio in matters ranging from base rate case establishment to the formation of power purchase agreements.
  • Represented municipalities around Ohio in various forms of litigation, including eminent domain actions, Sec. 1983 claims and Sunshine Law/public records challenges.
  • Represented a large Ohio public electric utility in connection with protecting some of its largest transmission lines from interference with a newly installed interstate natural gas pipeline.
  • Represented a large national retailer in a catastrophic injury case, getting the potentially million-dollar case dismissed on summary judgment based on Ohio law governing on-site independent contractors.
  • Represented the hospitality industry and consumers and prevailed in a bed/lodging tax case that violated Ohio statutory tax laws.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion to Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2018
  • Selected for inclusion to Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star®, 2007, 2011-2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board Member of Virtual Community School of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Leadership Upper Arlington Graduate
  • Mid-Ohio Foodbank Drive Coordinator
  • United Way Drive Coordinator

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Eminent Domain; Process and Pitfalls, Ohio State Bar Association, March 9, 2011.  

Unintended Stormwater Consequences, Ohio Society of Professional Engineers/American Society of Civil Engineers, May 27, 2009.

Winning Your First Civil Trial in Ohio; What They Don’t Teach You in Law School, National Business Institute, December 2005.

Other Contact Info


Josh King
T 614.559.7283