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Todd Zimmerman

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Columbus: 614-726-3080 | Toledo: 419-248-2600

Mr. Zimmerman was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1997 at which time he began as an associate with the firm. Beginning in 2004, Todd was named a shareholder.

His practice is primarily focused on both civil litigation and insurance defense, including extensive experience handling first and third-party liability, coverage disputes and SIU claims such as arson and fraud. He has tried numerous jury and bench trials with favorable results and also has significant experience in appellate matters, including arguing before the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Born: Toledo, Ohio

Bar Admission:

  • 1997 Supreme Court of Ohio
  • 1998 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • 2007 Michigan Supreme Court
  • 2009 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • 2012 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • 2012 U.S. Supreme Court
  • Passed bar exams in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia but never applied for admission.


  • The Ohio State University (B.S.B.A. in accounting, 1994)
  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1997, with distinction)

Member: Ohio State Bar Association; Michigan Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association; Toledo Bar Association; Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM); National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII); International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU); Defense Research Institute (DRI); Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA); Federal Bar Association; Columbus Claims Association; Toledo Claims Association; Council Member, Maumee City Council, (1998-2011); Administrative Hearing Examiner for the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, (2003 - 2007); Maumee/Toledo/Monclova Joint Economic Development Zone Board, Board Member, (2005 – 2009).

Speaker: NSPII - 2014 Annual National Convention "Legal Panel and Discussion" addressing SIU legal trends/changes in OH, MI, NJ, IN & GA; NSPII - Ohio Chapter, September 2013 "Beyond the Named Insured - Addressing the Claims of Bankruptcy Trustees, Mortgagees, Innocent Spouses & Other Insureds"; 2012 OACTA Annual Conference, “Medical Bills in Ohio Trials: Who’s to Say What’s Reasonable and How”; National Business Institute’s “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Ohio,” Spring, 2002; Toledo Claims Association, Northern Ohio Buckeye Education Group Health Benefits Plan v. Lawson’s implications on both auto and health insurance claim resolutions, October 2004.

Publications: Author: “Limiting Your Exposure to Winter – Avoid the Liabilities Inherent with Snow and Ice,” Paradigm Magazine, Winter 2013 edition; Co-Author: “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Ohio,” 2002; Co-Author: “Premises Liability for Ohio Paralegals,” 2000; Monthly legislative update, Toledo Claims Association, 2003+; Author: "Why Would I Possibly Need a Will?" Primerus Xpress, April 2014.

Concentrations: Insurance Defense Law including first and third party liability, SIU claims including arson and fraud claims, and coverage issues; Civil Litigation; Business and Commercial Litigation; Appellate work; Products Liability including Drug and Medical Device Defense; Construction Law and Debt Collection.


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