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Michael A. Snyder

Columbus Managing Partner
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Suite 2400
Columbus, OH 43215


Jean Handley

Mike's litigation experience includes representation of manufacturers, energy companies, commercial landlords and franchisors in all aspects of commercial and business litigation. He has experience successfully handling a wide variety of complex litigation matters including business and franchise disputes; environmental litigation under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act; regulatory disputes and challenges to administrative regulations and statutes, commercial real estate disputes, tort cases and workplace safety actions. Mike has successfully represented individuals; small businesses; large corporations and non-profit entities in federal and state courts and before a wide variety of state and federal administrative agencies and adjudicatory bodies including the U.S. Environmental Appeals Board; Ohio Environmental Review Commission; Ohio EPA; Ohio Liquor Control Commission; Ohio Department of Agriculture; Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission; Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, and the Industrial Commission of the State of Ohio.


  • 2006 graduate of Leadership Columbus
  • Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006, 2007, 2009-2012
  • "Barrister Leader", Columbus Bar Association, 2001

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Franklin Inn of Court
  • Development Board, Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Greater Columbus Habitat for Humanity

News Releases


12.04.2007"I-9 Form News Bulletin"
03.01.1999"Case Note:  United States v. O’Hagan:  The Supreme Court and The Misappropriation Theory of Securities Fraud and Insider Trading, Clarification or Confusion?" Capital University Law Review


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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Capital University Law School, Order of the Curia, Capital University Law Review, 1998
  • B.A., cum laude, Ohio University, 1995

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1998
  • United States District Court Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • United States District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit