John D. Wagner is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  A skilled litigator, John has represented multinational corporations in both federal and state court, routinely confronting complex legal issues and addressing them in critical motion practice. 

Throughout his career, John has represented both claimants and defendants in an extensive range of practice areas, including:  toxic tort defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial vehicle transportation claims, catastrophic school bus and motor coach claims, and business disputes.  Immersion in intricate legal issues on both sides throughout his legal career allows John to strategically analyze claims and provide effective representation and efficient solutions for his clients.

John is a people person, and that aspect of his personality is evident when working with him.  The opportunity to create relationships and help his clients find clarity and resolution is John’s principal motivator as a litigator.

Outside of work, John volunteers with the Greater Cincinnati Adapted Sports Club and the Cincinnati Dragons Wheelchair basketball team.  He has also coached youth basketball at Fairview Clifton German Language School and Blessed Sacrament School.  A passionate soccer supporter, John routinely travels abroad to watch soccer, while also supporting his hometown club FC Cincinnati.

Memberships & Affiliations

Defense Research Institute
Cincinnati Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association


National Institute for Trial Advocacy - Trial Advocacy Institute Participant - 2014

Join Our Mailing List

Mailings are infrequent. We will not share your email address with anyone.