Mrs. Blandford is a partner who practices in the areas of insurance law, employment law, products liability, commercial litigation, construction litigation, real estate and homeowners disputes, employer intentional tort, personal injury and general tort and contract litigation.
Mrs. Blandford is experienced at analyzing insurance coverage issues involving CGL policies, homeowners policies, auto policies, umbrella policies, disability insurance, professional liability insurance and other insurance policies, through coverage opinions and declaratory judgment litigation. This insurance litigation includes experience defending bad faith claims, and has resulted in several appellate decisions interpreting policy provisions. Mrs. Blandford has also been qualified as an expert witness regarding insurance coverage issues, and testified at trial.
Mrs. Blandford counsels clients with regard to employment issues, and has defended discrimination claims at the OCRC, EEOC and trial and appellate court levels, as well as trade secret, unfair competition, non-compete and other employment litigation. She has defended manufacturers of products such as escalators and elevators against product liability claims. She also assists clients with commercial litigation, Board of Revision hearings, and contract litigation.
Mrs. Blandford is a native Cincinnatian, married with four children. In addition to spending many hours cheering on her children, she also enjoys playing indoor soccer year round.
Memberships & Affiliations
Honors & Awards
- Recognized as one of Ohio’s Super Lawyers
- Recognized as one of Ohio’s Rising Star Super Lawyers
2009 US Dist. Lexis 6203 (S.D. Ohio 2009)
2008-Ohio-4958 (2008 Ohio 12th App.)
2008 U.S. Dist Lexis 91920 (S.D. Ohio 2008)
521 F Supp 2d 661 (S.D. Ohio 2007)
2005-Ohio-6761 (2005 Ohio 10th App.)
2004-Ohio-422 (2004 Ohio 12th App)
2004-Ohio-328 (2004 Ohio 4th App)
159 Ohio App. 3d 154 (2004 Ohio 2nd App)
158 Ohio App 3d 369 (2004 Ohio 10th App.)
2002-Ohio-4936 (2002 Ohio 1st App)
2002-Ohio-6798 (2002 Ohio 4th App)