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William J. O'Malley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Columbus, OH

Law Offices of William John O'Malley
4591 Indianola Ave
Columbus, OH 43214
Phone: 614-262-8360
Fax: 614-262-5732
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2019 - 2023
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

Attorney William J. O'Malley is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of William John O'Malley in Columbus, Ohio. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 30 years of total legal experience, Mr. O'Malley provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Plaintiff employment law litigation for employees

·       Workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, civil rights violations and other serious matters

Mr. O'Malley has gained a reputation for his in-depth knowledge of the law and unwavering commitment to helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their serious legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. From his efforts, he has achieved a long record of securing successful results for his plaintiff clients, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation and restitution for a wide range of aggrieved employees.

In honor of his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. O'Malley is Distinguished peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received consistent designation as being among the top 2.5% of attorneys in his region. He has also earned numerous top client ratings on a variety of online sources as well as many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1987 graduate of Grinnell College with a bachelor of arts degree in political science, Mr. O'Malley attended The Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law, where he obtained his juris doctorate in 1991. The Ohio State Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. O'Malley is an active member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association, among other professional affiliations.

*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%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2019 - 2023

About William J. O'Malley

First Admitted: 1991, Ohio

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Grinnell College, BA, Political Science, 1987
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Office Location for William J. O'Malley

4591 Indianola Ave
Columbus, OH 43214

Phone: 614-262-8360

Fax: 614-262-5732

Last Updated: 9/29/2022

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