Nancy A. Lawson


Nancy has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation. Her practice includes commercial litigation and product liability litigation, and she has served as local, regional and national counsel in large litigation matters. Nancy is an arbitrator for the Cincinnati Bar Association Arbitration Services. She also participates in pro bono activities, including currently as a member of the Board of Dress for Success Cincinnati. She is a Best Lawyers® and has been selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® list.


  • University of Toledo College of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude)
    • Valedictorian
  • Boston University  (M.Ed.)
  • Skidmore College  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

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


  • International Association of Defense Counsel 
  • Defense Research Institute 
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Dress for Success Cincinnati
    • Board member 
    • Board of Directors, past chair
  • YWCA Board Member
    • Board member 
    • Board of Directors, past chair
  • The Ronald McDonald House, Board of Directors, past chair
  • The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, Board of Directors, past chair 
  • Leadership Cincinnati, Alumnae Board 
  • Arbitrator for Cincinnati Bar Association Arbitration Services


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers© 
    • Commercial and Labor & Employment Litigation (2021-2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® 
  • Ohio's Top Women Litigators by Ohio Law
  • Cincinnati's Best Attorneys by Cincinnati Magazine