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Gordon D. Evans, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Columbus, OH

The Donahey Law Firm LLC
580 South High St, Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 800-792-1480
Fax: 614-849-0475
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2013
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Gordon D. Evans II is a partner with The Donahey Law Firm in Columbus, Ohio. Serving clients throughout Franklin County and all across the state, Mr. Evans devotes his practice primarily to advocating for those who have suffered an injury or loss as the result of medical malpractice, birth trauma, motor vehicle accidents and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing.

A top-rated trial attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Evans has achieved unprecedented success fighting on behalf of the rights and interests of those in need. Throughout his career, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients, earning his membership into both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Recognized for his impeccable professional standards and exceptional trial skills, Mr. Evans has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* rating and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the country's Top 40 Under 40 trial attorneys.

A 1997 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College, Mr. Gordon attended Capital University Law School, where he obtained his law degree, cum laude, in 2001 and graduated Order of the Barristers and Order of the Curia. He was also heavily involved with the school's mock trial team, returning to coach the team after graduating from law school. He also served on the adjunct legal faculty for the school from 2002 to 2004.

He received his license to practice law from the Ohio State Bar Association in 2001, and in 2002, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio admitted him to practice.

Totally devoted to his practice, Mr. Gordon is active in several professional legal organizations, including the Columbus Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


9 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2013

About Gordon D. Evans, II

First Admitted: 2001, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers of America-Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, 2013 to 2021
  • Ohio Super Lawyers 2014-2021
  • National Trial Lawyers Association's Top 40 under 40
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers, 2011
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers, 2009
  • Ohio Rising Stars-Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chair of Trustees, Livingston United Methodist Church

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2002  
  • Ohio Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio, 2001

Educational Background

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky, B.A., Major: Political Science, Speech
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Office Location for Gordon D. Evans, II

580 South High St
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 800-792-1480

Fax: 614-849-0475

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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