Areas of Practice

Our deep and varied experience extends from representing businesses, public pension funds, and individuals in federal and state courts across the nation, to successfully arguing appeals at the highest levels of the legal system – including prevailing before the United States Supreme Court.

General Business Ligitation

The lawyers at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have earned their reputations as being among the best litigators in America. Out litigation team includes seasoned trial attorneys – including the Hamilton County Prosecutor, a National Trial Attorney of the Year recipient, a recipient of the Best Lawyers in America designation and a multiple recipient of the Ohio Super Lawyers designation, as well as an OSBA certified appellate specialist – a formidable and collaborative collection of talents whose substantive experience in the legal, strategic and practical issues serves clients well in the face of the challenges that modern complex commercial litigation invariably presents.

Class Action

Class Action Litigation

Class actions and Multi-District Litigation matters are among the most complicated lawsuits filed.  They have their own unique set of rules, procedures and rhythms – and clients should be wary of entrusting their cases to lawyers who cannot demonstrate a substantial breadth of experience in prosecuting and/or defending such lawsuits.  The attorneys at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have decades and decades of successfully representing classes of business, pension funds and individuals in connection with bet-the-company class action/MDL lawsuits.

Antitrust Litigation

The lawyers at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have successfully litigated a wide range of antitrust matters, including monopolization, price-fixing, Robinson-Patman and other illegal restraints of trade.


The attorneys at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have a substantial body of experience in the deeply specialized field of appellate practice.  MSD’s appellate experience includes successful appeals experience before the US Supreme Court – a fact underscored by having obtained a rare summary reversal at the US Supreme Court – as well as almost every federal circuit and appellate court within the United States.

Employment Litigation

The attorneys at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have extensive experience in representing clients across the wide spectrum of legal issues that surface in connection with the complex relationship between employers and employees, including employment litigation and pre-case employer counseling.  We have represented both businesses and individuals in administrative agency hearings (EEOC and OCRC) and litigation regarding ERISA, FLSA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, OSHA, and other employment-related state and federal laws.


Anchored by Louise Roselle, a former attorney at the Environmental Protection Agency and a recent recipient of the prestigious award for National Trial Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Litigation, the environmental practice group at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco is uniquely equipped to assist clients in connection with the often extraordinarily complicated prospect of environmental litigation.

The attorneys at Markovits, Stock and DeMarco have been at the forefront of a number of nationally-recognized litigation matters related to local, state, regional, and federal environmental laws (e.g., CAA, CWA, CERCLA, EPCRA, FIFRA, RCRA, TSCA).

Product Liability and Personal Injury

The attorneys at Markovits, Stock & DeMarco have a long history of representing clients in connection with product liability and personal injury cases.  In this context, we have successfully litigated catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, as well as products defect cases in connection with a multitude of manufacturers, the automotive industry and pharmaceutical companies.

Securities Litigation

The attorneys at Markovits, Stock and DeMarco have been at the forefront of some of the largest securities litigation matters in US History.  Our demonstrated success in this field starts with our attorneys, who have unmatched experience in securities fraud class action and other complex securities litigation.