Mark E. Defossez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, OH

The Donahey Law Firm
 | 495 South High Street, Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-224-8166
Fax: 614-849-0475
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Mark E. Defossez is a personal injury attorney in Ohio and a member of the team at The Donahey Law Firm. With the highest civil jury verdicts in Gallia, Licking and Franklin counties and over 24 years of experience, he is committed to obtaining substantial compensation for every client involved in a personal injury or harmed by the carelessness of another. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Admitted to practice in Ohio and Massachusetts, Mr. Defossez has a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School. His practice focuses on injury cases such as aviation/helicopter crashes, railroad/train accidents, animal bites, workers’ compensation claims, elder abuse, products injuries and liability, work-related injuries, uninsured motorist claims, wrongful death, automobile accidents, birth injuries and medical negligence.

Mr. Defossez is a member of the professional organizations such as the Ohio Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association and the Columbus Bar Association. Well-versed in insurance law and with extensive trial experience, he is prepared to take his cases as far as necessary to protect the best interests of his clients.

Involved in several multimillion-dollar cases awarded to clients of the firm, Mr. Defossez was responsible for an $8.5 million verdict after a worker lost part of his arm in a workplace accident. He brings that same passion to every case to protect the rights of every person in the state of Ohio.

* 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2020

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495 South High Street
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-224-8166

Fax: 614-849-0475

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Last Updated: 8/28/2019

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