Mark H. Gams

is a partner in the firm, focusing on litigation and coverage issues. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, which means his peers have ranked him at the highest level of professional excellence. He also has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, which means he has distinguished himself by being in the top five percent of all Ohio lawyers. His areas of practice include Property, Casualty and Automobile insurance issues, including litigation and coverage opinions. He concentrates on first party and bad faith claims, as well as third party claims. Further, his areas of practice include insurance fraud and arson cases.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bad Faith/Punitive Damages
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Fire and Casualty Law
  • Insurance Claims Management
  • Insurance Defense
  • Wrongful Death
  • Negligence Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1985
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1984
    • Honors: Order of the Curia
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Property
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A. – 1981

Representative Cases

Honors and Awards

  • AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers 2013-2014, 2106-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of its Board of Trustees, Capital Area Humane Society, 1996 – 2003
  • Counsel to Columbus Humane (formerly known as Capital Area Humane Society)