Richard S. Donahey Jr.

Richard S. Donahey Jr.

Columbus, Ohio
800-792-1480 (Toll Free)
614-224-8166 (Local)

Richard has been in private practice since 1968 and has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in his 50 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:

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
  • Aviation
  • 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
    • J.D.
  • 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