Richard Donahey

The Donahey Law Firm, LLP
495 S High St
Ste 300
Columbus, OH 43215-5689
(614) 224-8166

Richard has been in private practice since 1968 and has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in his 40 plus year career. Although he no longer practices criminal law, he successfully defended two capital murder clients in back to back trials within the first year of passing the bar. Richard exclusively represents injured people and has never represented insurance companies or corporations. He has obtained verdicts and settlements from $10 million on down.

The law firm helps personal injury victims, throughout Ohio, address their financial challenges, as well as their specific legal issues surrounding cases such as:

Medical Malpractice/Negligence
Birth Injury
Serious Injuries
Wrongful Death
Auto Accidents
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Work Injuries
Workers' Compensation
Animal Bites
Martindale-Hubbell | Distinguished | Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement | 2017

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Insurance Law
Nursing Home Abuse
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Medical Malpractice
Toxic Torts
Birth Injuries
Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1968
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court, 1970


The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State University
B.S. cum laude
Major: Engineering


Huntington National Bank

Professional Associations and Memberships

Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Academy of Trial Members
American Association for Justice
Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association