Thomas L. Czechowski


Tom is a partner in the Litigation Department. He has practiced in all areas of civil litigation, with primary emphasis in the areas of product liability, toxic torts and employment litigation. He has been directly involved in and responsible for the successful defense of numerous product liability cases involving automobile design and safety, industrial machinery, outdoor power equipment, and a wide range of consumer products. He has experience defending claims of age, race and gender discrimination, as well as sexual harassment. He has also been involved in commercial cases and cases concerning exposure of persons to asbestos, talc and other pathogenic materials. More recently he has been involved in construction litigation and cases involving exposure to mold.


  • Tulane Law School  (J.D., 1974)
    • Moot Court Board, Member
  • Randolph - Macon College  (B.A., 1965)

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • University of Dayton Law School, Former Adjunct Professor
  • The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, Member 
  • The Defense Research Institute, Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Former Member 
  • Federal Bar Association, Former Member


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial, Construction and Labor & Employment Litigation 
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List 2007-2013