Civil Litigation

In today’s litigious environment, being successful requires an intricate understanding of our legal system and the inherent cost of civil litigation. The attorneys at Gallagher, Gams, Tallan, Barnes & Littrell have successfully represented individuals and corporate clients in thousands of lawsuits and disputes encompassing a wide range of civil litigation matters. Our attorneys have over 200 years of combined litigation experience at both the trial and appellate levels in all state and federal courts within Ohio including, mayoral and municipal courts, general division Common Pleas and Domestic Courts; appellate district courts and U.S. Appellate Courts, as well as the Ohio Supreme Court. Our attorneys have been successful in their combined commitment to competently represent clients in a broad range of civil matters, including insurance defense, personal injury, products liability, professional negligence, wrongful death, business litigation, contract disputes, and class action defense. In addition to our attorneys’ vast knowledge and skill in the area of civil litigation, we are also experienced in representing individuals and corporate clients in all aspects of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) from mediation to arbitration and other cost effective alternatives to resolving clients’ disputes. Our strength is our experienced litigation attorneys. Contact any one of the following attorneys to discuss your civil litigation concerns. 


Gallagher, Gams, Tallan, Barnes & Littrell, L.L.P., is a premier insurance defense and business litigation firm with strengths in many other areas of law as well.

Founded in 1996 by a cohesive group of litigators with strong relationships and complementary skills, today we have a 10-lawyer team known for taking cases the distance whenever that is in our clients’ best interests. Five of our partners have practiced with distinction for 30 or more years.