Gordon D. Woolbert, II

Gordy Woolbert is a member of Day Ketterer’s Litigation and Business Law Practice Groups. He regularly represents Ohio businesses and business owners in complex business litigation matters, including contract actions, bankruptcy proceedings, shareholder disputes, trade secret cases, and contested zoning matters.  He also represents them in sophisticated business transactions, ranging from the formation and capitalization of newly-conceived joint ventures to the sale of long-held family businesses to private equity groups.
 
With more than 15 years of experience, Gordy has represented clients before many federal and state trial courts, appellate courts, administrative bodies, employment commissions, and arbitrators.  And drawing on his litigation experience, he is skilled in preparing and negotiating clear and enforceable contracts in a variety of transactional settings, including the engagement of consultants, the buyout of partnership interests, and the purchase and sale of a variety of assets, ranging from real property and oil and gas interests to substantially all of the assets of a corporation.
 
Outside of the office, Gordy has a variety of other interests including coaching his children’s sports teams, and serving as a den leader and committee member for the boy scouts. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, woodworking, hiking, camping, and swimming. Gordy lives in Jackson Township with his wife Stacey and their six kids: Gordon, Kaitlyn, Allyson, Owen, Emmelyn, and Brooklyn.
 

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Peer Review Rated™ through Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Distinguished Client Review Rated™ through Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

  • Paul and Carol David YMCA, Board Secretary, 2008 - Present
  • Stark County Out of Poverty Partnership, Board Secretary, 1997 - 2003

COURTS AND BAR ASSOCIATIONS

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Vanderbilt Law School, Juris Doctor, 1997
    The Stanley D. Rose Memorial Book Award for excellence in legal writing
  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts – Economics, 1994
           National Championship Swim Team
           Stanford Economics Association
           Campus Crusade for Christ

To contact Gordy, please e-mail him at gdwoolbert@dayketterer.com or call him directly at 330.458.2027.