William J. Pohlman

74 S. Starwood
74 S. Starwood
Columbus, Ohio 43209

614-946-8516



Areas Of Practice

Commercial
Contract
Education
Healthcare
Insurance
Legal Malpractice
Public Policy

 
 


Mr. Pohlman is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group.  His work has focused on general commercial litigation with emphasis on insurance-coverage disputes, securities and corporate law, class actions and other complex litigation.


Career highlights include:

  • Obtaining jury verdict in excess of $20 million in a commercial contract dispute
  • Securing insurance coverage for clients ranging from multi-national corporations to non-profit organizations under a variety of insurance policies
  • Defending corporations and accounting firms in securities class actions


Mr. Pohlman is a Life Member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference as well as a member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Columbus Bar Association.


Mr. Pohlman has presented seminars on trial advocacy techniques and insurance coverage issues.


Mr. Pohlman received his J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where he was a Managing Editor of The Ohio State Law Journal and his B.A. from Oberlin College.


Mr. Pohlman clerked for The Honorable James P. Churchill, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.


Professional and Community Activities

  • The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Trustee, 2003-present
  • Columbus Bar Association, Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Children's Hunger Alliance, Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Board Member, 2005-2011
  • Franklin County United Way, Education Vision Council, Chair, 1998-2002

 

 

Practice Areas

 Industries

 Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1988, with Honors The Ohio State Law Journal, Managing Editor, 1987-1988
  • Oberlin College, B.A., 1982

 Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

 Judicial Clerkships

  • The Honorable James P. Churchill, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1988-1990

74 S. Starwood

Columbus, OH 43209

Phone:   614-946-8516

Email: [email protected]