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Jeffrey C. Mando

40 W. Pike St.
P.O. Box 861
Covington KY 41012-861
Phone: (859) 394-6200
Fax: (859) 392-7263

Admitted to Practice

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky State of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • American Inn of Court, Member
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Listed for over 15 Years)

Education

  • Thomas More College (1980)
  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University (1983)

Community Involvement

  • Kentucky Board of Education
  • Thomas More College, Adjunct Professor
  • Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Chair of Education Committee
  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Thomas More College Board of Trustees

Business/Commercial Litigation


mando1Business/Commercial Litigation

When it comes to representing clients in commercial litigation disputes, Jeffrey C. Mando is ranked one of the leading attorneys in the field. Jeff is a Member at Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC. He has represented firm clients in Kentucky and Ohio, as well as regionally and on the national stage. A veteran trial attorney, Jeff has extensive jury trial and appellate practice experience. With regard to his commercial litigation practice, his practice areas include:

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Business Torts and Contracts
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability (versus Legal and Medical Malpractice Claims)

For almost 30 years, Jeff has guided clients through complex litigation. He is the preferred counsel for regional companies involved in sophisticated litigation in state and federal courts in Kentucky and Ohio. He argues cases regularly before all Kentucky and Ohio appellate courts and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is counsel of record in numerous published opinions.

In addition, he serves as national counsel to a medical device manufacturer and defends the company in product liability and coverage actions across the country. Jeff also represents the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission and served as a Special Justice in the Kentucky Supreme Court, writing the Court’s opinion a high-profile medical malpractice case.

Recently, Mr. Mando was awarded “Lawyer of the Year” from Best Lawyers in the area of litigation. The judging system for this award is done by peers which makes this award a significant distinction.

If your company is interested in building a long-term strategic relationship with a seasoned litigation attorney, Jeffrey Mando can be reached in his office at 859.394.6200 or by email at jmando@aswdlaw.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Government Litigation


mando2Government Litigation

Jeffery C. Mando is a premier government litigation attorney practicing in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. With over 30 years of experience as a trial attorney, Jeff Mando aggressively represents state and local governments in high risk and high profile litigation cases. He has represented clients in over 75 jury trials in numerous state and federal appellate courts in Ohio and Kentucky, including the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is counsel of record in numerous published opinions.

Jeff is able to quickly assess his client’s position and has tremendous instincts as to whether his client should settle the case or proceed to trial. When working on a high risk/high profile government litigation case, his team is nimble, leverages all available resources, and maximizes the budget in order to prevail on a case. With regard to his government litigation practice, Jeffery Mando practices in the following areas:

  • Employment Discrimination
  • First Amendment Law
  • Law enforcement/Public Safety liability
  • Administrative Investigations
  • Negligence/Tort Claims
  • Section 1983 Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation
  • State and Federal Appellate Litigation
  • Corrections Law

Jeff also represents the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission and served as a Special Justice in the Kentucky Supreme Court, writing the Court’s opinion a high-profile medical malpractice case.

Recently, Mr. Mando was awarded “Lawyer of the Year” from Best Lawyers in the area of litigation. The judging system for this award was conducted by his peers which makes the award a significant distinction.

If your company is interested in building a long-term strategic relationship with a seasoned litigation attorney, Jeffrey Mando can be reached in his office at 859.394.6200 or by email at jmando@aswdlaw.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Published Decisions


mando31Published Decisions

US Court of Appeals

Spencer v. City of Catlettsburg, No. 11-5832, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 2012 App. LEXIS 24195; 2012 FED App. 1210N (6th Cir.), November 21, 2012;

Midamerican Distrib. V. Clarification Tech., Inc., No. 11-6094, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 12a0671n.06;, 485 Fed. Appx. 779; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 12886; 2012 FED App. 0671N (6th Cir.), June 22, 2012;

Martin v. Schutzman, No. 09-6363, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 384; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 11470; 2011 FED App. 0387N (6th Cir.), June 7, 2011;

Kennedy v. City of Villa Hills, No. 09-6442, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, lla0073p.06;, 635 F.3d 210; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 5985; 2011 FED App. 0073P (6th Cir.), January 20, 2011, Argued, March 24, 2011, Decided;

Sickles v. Campbell County, No. 06-6055, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTHCIRCUIT, 07a0361p.06;, 501 F.3d 726; 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 21163; 2007 FED App. 0361P (6th Cir.), July 17, 2007, Argued, September 5, 2007, Decided, September 5, 2007;

Helms v. George Zubaty, No. 06-6360, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 07a0271 p.06;, 495 F.3d 252; 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 17156; 2007 FED App. 0271P (6th Cir.), June 8, 2007, Argued, July 19, 2007, Decided;

Dozier v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Can., No. 05-6598, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 06a0398p.06;, 466 F.3d 532; 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 26790; 2006 FED App. 0398P (6th Cir.); 39 Employee Benefits Cas. (BNA) 2277, September 21, 2006, Argued, October 27, 2006, Decided;

Expert Masonry, Inc. v. Boone County, No. 05-5062, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 06a0088p.06;, 440 F.3d 336; 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 5762; 2006 FED App. 0088P (6th Cir.); 2006-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) P75, 153, December 2, 2005, Argued, March 8, 2006, Decided;

Stemler v. City of Florence, Nos. 01-5956/01-6205, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 350 F.3d 578; 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 24194; 2003 FED App. 0420P (6th Cir.), December 5, 2002, Argued, December 2, 2003, Decided;

Brandenburg v. Hous. Auth. of Irvine, Nos. 99-6303/99-6396, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 253 F.3d 891; 2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 11683; 2001 FED App. 0189P (6th Cir.); 17 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 1099, February 2, 2001, Argued, June 6, 2001, Decided;

Stemler v. City of Florence, No. 96-5993, No. 96-5996, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 126 F.3d 856; 1997 U.S. App. LEXIS 27677; 1997 FED App. 0300P (6th Cir.), August 1, 1997, Argued, October 8, 1997, Decided;

Massachusetts Cas. Ins. Co. v. Hannon, No. 95-5614, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 88 F.3d415; 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 16386; 1996 FED App. 0206P (6th Cir.), July 10, 1996, Decided, July 10, 1996;

US District Court

Pitcher v. Waldman, Case No. 1:I2-cv-215, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO, WESTERN DIVISION, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23283, February 20,2013;

Columbia Cas. Co. v. SMI Liquidating, Inc., Case no. 2:10-CV-821, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF UTAH, CENTRAL DIVISION, 20I2 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162892, November 13, 20I2, Decided;

Robison v. Watson, Civil Action NO. 2010-211 (WOB-CJS), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133748, September 19,2012, Decided;

Dawson v. Dorman, Civil ACTION NO. 10-208-DLB-CJS, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE ASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122534, August 29,2012, Decided, August 29,2012, Filed

Sheffey v. City of Covington, CIVIL ACTION NO. 08-238-DLB, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 914, January 5, 2012, Decided;

Colony Nat’l Ins. Co. v. Sorenson Med., Inc., ACTION NO. 2010-74 (WOB), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE Eastern District of Kentucky, NORTHERN DIVISION, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14 7262, December 21, 2011, Decided;

Burden v. Paul, CIVIL ACTION NO. 2009-105 (WOB-JGW), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107885, September 22, 2011, Decided, September 22,2011, Filed, Affirmed by Burden v. Paul, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 16793 (6th Cir.), 2012 FED App. 865N (6th Cir.) (6th Cir. Ky., 2012);

Scott v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., CIVIL ACTION NO. 07-52-DLB-CJS, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 276 F.R.D. 471; 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98710, August 31, 2011, Decided;

MidAmerican Distrib. v. Clarification Tech., Inc., CIVIL ACTION NO. 09-96-DLB-JGW, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 807 F. Supp. 2d 646; 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89143; 75 U.C.C. Rep. Serv. 2d (Callaghan) 420, August 10,2011, Decided, August 10, 2011, Filed, Affirmed by Midamerican Distrib. v. Clarification Tech., Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 12886 (6th Cir.) (6th
Cir. Ky., 2012);

Bradford v. Bracken County, CIVIL ACTION NO. 09-115-DLB, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 767 F. Supp. 2d 740; 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3894, January 14,2011, Decided, January 14, 2011, Filed, Motion to strike granted by, Summary judgment granted by, Claim dismissed by Bradford v. Bracken County, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81924 (E.D. Ky., June 13, 2012);

Kelly v. City of Fort Thomas, Civil Action No.2: 08-54-DCR, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 610 F. Supp. 2d 759; 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42760, April 23, 2009, Decided, April 23, 2009;

Kelly v. City of Fort Thomas, Civil Action No.2: 08-54-DCR, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, NORTHERN DIVISION, 610 F. Supp. 2d 759; 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1146, January 8, 2009, Decided, January 8, 2009, Filed, Motion denied by, Summary judgment granted by Kelly v. City of Fort Thomas, 610 F. Supp. 2d 759, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42760 (E.D. Ky., 2009), Affirmed in part and reversed in part by, Remanded by Sheffield v. City of Fort Thomas, 620 F.3d 596,2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18437 (6th Cir.) (6th Cir. Ky., 2010);

Oliver v. Sun Life Assur. Co., CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:05CV-262-S, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, 417 F. Supp. 2d 865; 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36992, January 17,2006, Decided;

Reynolds v. City of Anchorage, CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:97CV-446-H, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, LOUISVILLE DIVISION, 225 F. Supp. 2d 754; 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19544, October 4, 2002, Decided, Affirmed by Reynolds v. City of Anchorage, 379 F.3d 358, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 16301 (6th Cir.) (6th Cir. Ky., 2004);

Castle v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co., Case No. C-3-97-211, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO, WESTERN DIVISION, 162 F. Supp. 2d 842; 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14625, January 16, 2001, Decided;

Golden Rule Ins. Co. v. Stephens, CIVIL ACTION NO. 94-125, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, COVINGTON DIVISION, 912 F. Supp. 261; 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19681, November 2, 1995, Decided;

McClain v. Laurel St. Art Club, CIVIL ACTION NO. 94-91, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, COVINGTON DIVISION, 925 F. Supp. 496; 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20846; 132 Lab. Cas. (CCH) Pll,620; 11 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 1189, July 28, 1995, Decided;

Turner v. City of Newport, CIVIL ACTION NO. 94-234, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, COVINGTON DIVISION, 887 F. Supp. 149; 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8010, June 8, 1995, Decided;

Chipman v. City of Florence, CIVIL ACTION NO. 94-62, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, COVINGTON DIVISION, 858 F. Supp. 87; 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10735, August 2, 1994, Decided , August 2, 1994, Filed , Supplemental Opinion and Order of October 11, 1994, Reported at:1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15152;

Darnell v. Campbell County Fiscal Court, Civil Action No. 88-112, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, 731 F. Supp. 1309; 1990 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2774; 53 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 240, March 6, 1990, Decided;

Supreme Court of Kentucky

Alred v. Commonwealth, 2011-SC-000558-RR, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 2012 Ky. LEXIS 101, July 23, 2012, Rendered, TO BE PUBLISHED, Released for Publication October 25, 2012;

Madison County Fiscal Court v. Ky. Labor Cabinet, 2010-SC-000322-TG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY 352 S.W.3d 572; 2011 Ky. LEXIS 114; 18 Wage & Hour Cas. 2d (BNA) 747, August 25, 2011, Rendered, Released for Publication November 23, 20 11.Rehearing denied by Madison County Fiscal Court v. Ky. Labor Cabinet, 20 ll Ky. LEXIS 323 (Ky., Nov. 23, 2011);

Nash v. Campbell County Fiscal Court, 2009-SC-000152-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 345 S.W.3d 811; 2011 Ky. LEXIS 57, April 21, 2011, Rendered, Released for Publication August 25, 2011;

Nazar v. Branham, 2004-SC-001015-DG AND 2005-SC-000834-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 291 S.W.3d 599; 2009 Ky. LEXIS 51, April 23, 2009, Rendered, TO BE PUBLISHED, Released for Publication August 27, 2009. Modified and rehearing denied by Nazar v. Branham, 2009 Ky. LEXIS 338 (Ky., Aug. 27, 2009); Modified and rehearing denied by Branham v. Nazar, 2009 Ky. LEXIS 336 (Ky., Aug. 27, 2009);

Davis v. City of Winchester, 2004-SC-0820-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 206 S.W.3d 917; 2006 Ky. LEXIS 230, September 21,2006, Rendered, Rehearing denied by Davis v. City of Winchester, 2006 Ky. LEXIS 324 (Ky., Sept. 21, 2006); Appeal after remand at Davis v. City of Winchester, 2011 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 790 (Ky. Ct. App., Oct. 28, 2011);

Hilltop Basic Res., Inc. v. County of Boone, 2003-SC-1052-DG and 2004-SC-0003-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 180 S.W.3d 464; 2005 Ky. LEXIS 390, December 22, 2005, Rendered, Released for Publication January 12, 2006. On remand at Hilltop Basic Res., Inc. v. County of Boone, 2006 Ky. App. LEXIS 113 (Ky. Ct. App., Apr. 14, 2006);

Mason v. City of Mt. Sterling, 2001-SC-0813-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 122 S.W.3d 500; 2003 Ky. LEXIS 234, October 23, 2003, Rendered, Released for Publication January 22, 2004.Rehearing denied by Mason v. City of Mt. Sterling, 2004 Ky. LEXIS 22 (Ky., Jan. 22, 2004) McClure v. Augustus, 2001-SC-0028-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 85 S.W.3d 584; 2002 Ky. LEXIS 185, September 26, 2002, Rendered, Released for Publication October 17, 2002;

City of Florence v. Chipman, 1999-SC-0158-DG, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 38 S.W.3d 387; 2001 Ky. LEXIS 19, February 22,2001, Rendered, Counsel Amended February 26,2001. Released for Publication March 15,2001;

Summe v. Judicial Retirement & Removal Comm’n, 96-SC-000034-RR, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 947 S.W.2d 42; 1997 Ky. LEXIS 69, June 19, 1997, RENDERED, Released for Publication July 10, 1997;

Southern Fin. Life Ins. Co. v. Combs, 2010-SC-000244-MR, SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY, 2010 Ky. Unpub. LEXIS 90, September 23, 2010, Rendered;

Court of Appeals of Kentucky

Yocum v. Legislative Body of Fort Thomas, NO. 2011-CA-002191-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 2013 Ky. App. LEXIS 21, February 1, 2013, Rendered;

Coppage Constr. Co. v. Sanitation, NO. 2011-CA-000121-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 2013 Rendered;

Sanitation Dist. No.1 v. McCord, NO. 2011-CA-000819-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 2013 Ky. App. LEXIS 15, January 25, 2013, Rendered;

Cincinnati Enquirer v. City of Fort Thomas, NO. 2010-CA-001072-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 2011 Ky. App. LEXIS 202; 40 Media L. Rep. 1274, October 21, 2011, Rendered;

Godman v. City of Fort Wright, NO. 2006-CA-000696-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 234 S.W.3d 362; 2007 Ky. App. LEXIS 317, August 31, 2007, Rendered, Released for Publication October 11, 2007;

King v. Campbell County, NO. 2005-CA-001841-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 217 S.W.3d 862; 2006 Ky. App. LEXIS 331, November 3, 2006, Rendered, Released for Publication April18, 2007;

Martin Marietta Materials v. Boone County Fiscal Court, NO. 2000-CA-001855-MR, NO. 2000-CA-001979-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 89 S.W.3d 428; 2002 Ky. App. LEXIS 2225, November 1, 2002, Rendered, Released for Publication December 12, 2002;

Peter Garrett Gunsmith, Inc. v. City of Dayton, NO. 2001-CA-001311-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 98 S.W.3d 517; 2002 Ky. App. LEXIS 1561; 19 A.L.R.6th 865, July 26, 2002, Rendered, Discretionary Review Denied March 12, 2003. Released for Publication March 21, 2003;

Huddleston v. Hughes, NO. 91-CA-000976-MR, COURT OF APPEALS OF KENTUCKY, 843 S.W.2d 901; 1992 Ky. App. LEXIS 236, December 4, 1992, Rendered, Released for Publication January 4, 1993;

Court of Appeals of Ohio

Domal v. Cincinnati Metro. Hous. Auth., APPEAL NO. C-100172, COURT OF APPEALS OF OHIO, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, HAMILTON COUNTY, 2010 Ohio 6236; 2010 Ohio App. LEXIS 5223, December 17, 2010, Date of Judgment Entry on Appeal, Discretionary appeal not allowed by Dornal v. Cincinnati Metro. Hous. Auth.,128 Ohio St. 3d 1460, 2011 Ohio 1829, 945 N.E.2d 523, 2011 Ohio LEXIS 1065 (Ohio, Apr. 20, 2011);

Riston v. Butler, APPEAL NO. C-010572, COURT OF APPEALS OF OHIO, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, HAMILTON COUNTY, 149 Ohio App. 3d 390; 2002 Ohio2308; 777 N.E.2d 857; 2002 Ohio App. LEXIS 2316, May 10, 2002, Date of Judgment Entry on Appeal;

Remley v. Cincinnati Metro. Hous. Auth., No. C-930768, Court of Appeals of Ohio, First Appellate District, Hamilton County, 99 Ohio App. 3d 573; 651 N.E.2d 450; 1994 Ohio App. LEXIS 5885, December 28, 1994, Decided;

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