Topic: Lien Law
SPEAKER BIO – Donald W. Gregory
Gregory chairs the Construction Law area of the law firm of Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter in Columbus, Ohio, where he represents the construction industry. He currently serves as general counsel to the American Subcontractors Association (“ASA”), and also general counsel to international construction trade associations such as the National Ground Water Association (“NGWA”) and the Association of the Wall & Ceiling Industry (“AWCI”).
Gregory has acted as Project Counsel on some of Ohio’s largest construction projects, including the Butler Regional Highway, Schottenstein Center Arena, and the Ohio Stadium Renovation.
Gregory initiated the legislation that resulted in Ohio’s New Mechanic’s Lien law and drafted Ohio’s first Prompt Payment Act, which has become a model for several other states. He also helped negotiate, draft and pass Ohio’s Fairness in Construction Contracting Act.
Gregory was named as the “Construction Lawyer of the Year – 2015” by Best Lawyers and is regularly recognized as one of America’s Leading Construction Lawyers by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who in International Construction Lawyers, and other publications.
Gregory graduated cum laude from Miami University and received his law degree from The Ohio State University.
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