Jake Blake

Jake Blake

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Columbus, OH

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
 | 1200 Huntington Center, 41 South High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-621-7789
Fax: 614-621-0010
Email: Jake Blake
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jake Blake focuses his practice on business, corporate, and commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of contract claims, business torts, insurance coverage, aviation, and construction. 

    Jake is experienced in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts, representing clients based in the United States and abroad. He has significant experience at both the trial court and appellate levels. Jake is an accomplished lawyer who has the technical skill needed to win in the courtroom and the commonsense to help his clients achieve their goals.

    Prior to beginning his legal career, Jake served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army where he completed two combat tours in Iraq with the 25th Infantry Division. 

    About Jake Blake

    Admitted: 2011, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: https://www.calfee.com/professionals-jake-blake

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, member
    • Ohio Craft Brewers Association, member  
    • Ohio Aviation Association, member

    Transactions:

    • Obtaining over $1 million in unpaid change orders on behalf of a design-builder for a public project, while at the same time avoiding millions of dollars of liquidated damages claimed by the State of Ohio.
    • Successfully defending a foreign government against claims worth over $1 billion during a five-week bench trial in federal court.
    • Obtaining the dismissal of a complaint seeking $10 million for alleged RICO violations.
    • Obtaining a $27.8 million judgment in a bank fraud proceeding.

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    Educational Background:

    • J.D., cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Chief Articles Editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 2011   , 2011
    • B.A. in History, cum laude, Stetson University, 2003, 2003

    Industry Groups

    • Aviation
    • Banking
    • Construction
    • Financial Services And Insurance
    • Food & Beverage
    • Government
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    Office Location for Jake Blake

    1200 Huntington Center
    41 South High St.
    Columbus, OH 43215

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    Last Updated: 1/14/2021

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