Michael A. Galasso

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio

Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker
Michael A. Galasso
Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights, Bankruptcy; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2000

Education: Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker

312 Elm St
Suite 2200
Cincinnati, OH 45202 Visit website


Attorney Michael A. Galasso is a partner at Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Galasso has over 20 years of experience working with a wide variety of issues, including civil litigation, business bankruptcy, creditor and debtor rights, consumer law, employment law, personal injury, real estate litigation, vaccine injury claims, land use and zoning litigation, and general litigation matters. He represents clients throughout the Cincinnati area.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Galasso has successfully negotiated and litigated many cases involving complex questions of law. He has experience with bench trials, jury trials, bankruptcy proceedings, arbitrations and appeals. His success is evidenced by his inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an exclusive organization composed of attorneys who have recovered verdicts or settlements of $1 million or more for their clients.

Active in many professional organizations, Mr. Galasso belongs to the Cincinnati Bar Association, the bar associations of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association. He is also a member of the Out of Home Advertising Association of America and the Tri State League of Financial Institutions.

Mr. Galasso earned an associate’s degree in police administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Eastern Kentucky University. He graduated cum laude from Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, serving on the Northern Kentucky Law Review. He holds a license to practice law in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, as well as before several federal and appellate courts, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice areas

Civil Litigation: Defense, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business, Bankruptcy: Business, Consumer Law, Employment Litigation: Defense, General Litigation

Focus areas

Bankruptcy Law, Debt Discharge, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Foreclosure, Litigation, Loan Modifications, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

  • 40% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20% Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • 10% Bankruptcy: Business
  • 10% Consumer Law
  • 10% Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10% General Litigation

First Admitted: 2000, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.rkpt.com/attorneys/michael-a-galasso/

  • Member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Educational Background:
  • Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., Political Science, 1996
  • Eastern Kentucky University, A.A., Police Administration, 1994   
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Tri State League of Financial Institutions
  • Outdoor Advertising Association of America
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio, 2000; Kentucky, 2001; Indiana, 2002; U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2001; U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2001; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2001; U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2001; U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2002; U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2002; U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, 2002; U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 2003; U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2004; U.S. Supreme Court, 2004; U.S. Tax Court, 2005; U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2016; U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit, 2017; U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2017; U.S. Federal Court of Claims, 2017; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2020
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Represented outdoor advertising company in successful challenge to municipal ordinance imposing tax and permit fees upon sign permits.  Trial court judgment was upheld by the Supreme Court of Ohio at Case No. 2020-0931.  The U.S. Supreme Court decline certiorari., 2020
  • Obtained trial judgment in favor of property owner against owner of adjacent property for prescriptive easement.  , 2022
  • Obtained judgment in favor of bank against limited liability company avoiding fraudulent transfer of assets., 2019
  • Represented outdoor advertising companies in litigation challenging sign regulations promulgated by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  Case settled by consent order in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky., 2022
Representative Clients:
  • Norton Outdoor Advertising, Inc., 2022
  • BrightView, 2022
  • CenterBank, 2022
  • EAGLE.bank, 2022
  • RiverHills Bank, 2022
  • Huntington Outdoor Advertising, LLC, 2022
Industry Groups:
  • Advertising
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Financial
  • Franchise
  • Healthcare

Office location for Michael A. Galasso

312 Elm St
Suite 2200
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-721-3330


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

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