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About Us

Graydon is the longest-serving, full-service business law firm in Cincinnati, sharing a 150th anniversary alongside the Tyler Davidson Fountain on Fountain Square. How do we remain forever young? Our long-standing relationships — with our clients, communities, industries and each other — keep us vibrant, innovative and inclusive, all qualities needed to address the challenges of today’s business world.

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Graydon has more than 75 attorneys across its five office locations, which include our downtown Cincinnati headquarters, Over-the-Rhine, Liberty Center, Fort Mitchell, KY and Lawrenceburg, IN.

We’ve partnered with many of our clients for generations; it’s our business — and our pleasure — to know their businesses as if they were our own. As a result, we have broad experience across a variety of industries (including manufacturing, clean energy, hospitality, education, construction, insurance, finance, agriculture, healthcare, real estate, distribution, brewing and distilling and municipalities) within our eight practice groups:

  • Corporate Counsel
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Real Estate
  • Labor and Employment
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law

In addition, Graydon offers specialized economic development counsel for companies undergoing onsite expansions, new developments and lease negotiations.

Professional Affiliations

Cincinnati Regional Chamber logo
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce logo
Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Cincinnati USA Hispanic Chamber logo
Mason Deerfield Chamber logo
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
OTR Chamber of Commerce logo
West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance
Covington Business Council logo
REDI Cincinnati logo
CIncinnati Bar Association logo
Kentucky Bar Association logo
Ohio State Bar Association Logo

In addition to our firm-wide affiliations, Graydon practice groups are active across many professional and industry associations, including:

  • Academy of NKY Collaboration
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American College of Trust & Estate Council
  • Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati
  • Association of Builders & Contractors
  • Association of Corporate Growth
  • BOMA of Greater Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati Collaborative
  • Cincinnati Estate Planning Council
  • CREW Greater Cincinnati
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
  • Estate Planning Council of NKY
  • Financial Executives International
  • Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association
  • Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council
  • Goering Center for Family & Private Business
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • LeadingAge Ohio
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • NAIOP Cincinnati
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Ohio Restaurant Association
  • Ohio Coalition for Open Government
  • Ohio Craft Brewers Association
  • Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Ohio News Media Association
  • Real Estate Investors Association
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • Southwest Ohio Land Title Association
  • Turnaround Management Association