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William M. Gustavson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Attorney at Law
1060 Nimitzview Drive, Suite 212
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone: 513-621-4477
Fax: 513-752-0428
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1978
Practice Areas: General Litigation (50%), Business Litigation (50%)

About William M. Gustavson

First Admitted: 1978, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in America, Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Best Lawyers in America
  • Bill of Rights Award from the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms for service to the preservation of the Second Amendment right
  • The Cincinnati Coalition on Domestic Violence Award for outstanding service and dedication in the area of criminal justice
  • Human Involvement Project Hipzen Award for promoting youth violence prevention

Pro bono/Community Service

  • VLP (Volumteer Lawyers Project) of the Legal Aid Society representing clients in civil litigation since 2005.

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Panelist discussion with Ohio Supreme Court Justices Andrew Douglas and Herbert Brown concerning public records issues before the Associated Press Society of Ohio
  • Local and national television appearances to discuss pit bulls and the constitutionality of pit bull bans
  • The successful handling of the appeal of Klein v. Leis in the First District Court of Appeals striking down Ohio's prohibition on the carrying of concealed firearms was chosen by the National Law Journal as the Decision of the Week in the Litigation Week section
  • Selected by as one of the top 18 litigation law firms in Cincinnati, 2016


  • Since 2004, Mr. Gustavson has achieved punitive damage jury verdicts in three cases, including a defamation case with a jury verdict in excess of $1.1 million.

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Admitted to practice: State of Ohio U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit U.S. Supreme Court
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Office Location for William M. Gustavson

1060 Nimitzview Drive
Suite 212
Cincinnati, OH 45230

Last Updated: 4/15/2021

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