The Donahey Law Firm

Gordon Douglas Evans II

Gordon represents clients who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of medical malpractice, industrial accidents, birth trauma, and auto/trucking/motorcycle accidents. He has served as first chair trial counsel in countless cases, obtaining millions of dollars for his clients.

Read How Gordon Evan’s Athletic Experience Helps in the Court of Law

A graduate of Capital University Law School, Gordon also served as coach of the Law School’s Mock Trial team. His memberships include the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. Gordon also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Livingston United Methodist Church. Gordon was selected as an Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine 2009-2012. He was also selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer from 2013-2021, receiving awards as a top 50 attorney in 2017 and 2021. Gordon was also named as one of the top 40 attorneys under 40 years old by the American Trial Lawyers Association. Gordon is also a lifetime member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been honored by Best Lawyers of America in Medical Malpractice Law from 2013 to 2021.

Attorney Gordon Evans recently received recognition from the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) for winning the largest amateur boxing tournament in the country. Watch the video as attorney Gordon Evans “puts on the gloves” and discusses his passion for boxing and how it applies to his practice of the law.

Gordon specializes in the following areas of practice:

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2020


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
    • Honors: Order of the Curia
    • Honors: Moot Court
    • Honors: Mock Trial
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science, Speech
    • Honors: Football Team, Four Year Starter, National All Star

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers of America-Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, 2013 – Present
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers – 2009
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers – 2011
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers-2012
  • Ohio Super Lawyers 2013 – Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorneys 2017 and 2021
  • National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 40 under 40
  • Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lifetime Member of the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum

Past Employment Positions

  • Reminger & Reminger, Associate, 1999 – 2003
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