Gary E. Becker


A trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience defending product liability, transportation, workers' compensation and other personal injury claims, Gary has also served as Ohio counsel for a food distribution chain involved in nationwide litigation following a large E-Coli outbreak, and was coordinating counsel for a produce distributor sued in numerous jurisdictions following the largest Hepatitis A outbreak in U.S. history. He advises transportation providers, and likewise consults with food distributors relative to food safety and foodborne illness issues, deals with the CDC, FDA and various state agencies, and has working relationships with various scientific experts in both fields. He also has extensive experience defending municipal governments and their employees in constitutional law claims.


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law  (J.D., 1984)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Law Review
  • Valparaiso University  (B.A., 1980)
    • Criminal Justice

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® 
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati for Transportation Law (2022)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Commercial Litigation and Transportation Law (2021-2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®
  • Hamilton County Police Association President's Award for Service to Law Enforcement