Heidi Wagner Dorn

Heidi Wagner Dorn

Assistant General Counsel


Heidi serves as the firm’s assistant general. She has two decades of experience handling administrative, ethics, and litigation matters. As former counsel for the Supreme Court of Ohio Board of Professional Conduct, Heidi has an unmatched understanding of the Rules of Professional Conduct and disciplinary-related issues, and is able to leverage her knowledge to advise attorneys, law firms, and bar applicants about ethical and legal malpractice issues and the best way to handle letters of inquiry, prospective ethical and legal questions, and other disciplinary matters. She provides clients an honest, straight-forward analysis of their ethical and legal issues and offers insightful strategies and advice to assist them to achieve the best possible outcome.

Heidi also represents health care clients in administrative matters and appeals. In addition to serving as counsel at the Board of Professional Conduct, Heidi’s practice includes service as an Ohio Assistant Attorney General, representing the State Medical Board of Ohio, and service as a magistrate and staff attorney for Judge W. Duncan Whitney in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.

Heidi regularly presents at seminars on legal ethics for lawyers and law students throughout the United States. She has served as an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School and Columbus State Community College.


  • Capital University School of Law  (J.D., 2004)
    • Order of the Curia
    • Dean’s List (2002 - 2004)
  • University of Dayton  (B.S., cum laude, 2000)
    • Finance
    • University Scholar
    • Women’s Rugby Club
  • University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany  (1998)
    • European Economics and Finance

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • Columbus State Community College, Paralegal Program, adjunct professor (2016)           
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Foundation
  • OWBF Leadership Institute
  • Columbus Eastside Running Club (2015 - present)