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Emily G.Montion


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Emily G.Montion


Focus Areas

  • Obtained seven-figure jury verdict for commercial property owner in dispute relating to failed commercial loan transaction.
  • Obtained seven-figure jury verdict for manufacturing company in commercial lease dispute and secured affirmance on appeal.
  • Obtained seven-figure arbitration award for commercial property owner in construction dispute.
  • Obtained jury verdict for closely held corporation on claims for breach of fiduciary duty against former executive.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a law firm on its claim for payment of a seven-figure contingency fee relating to its work in a bankruptcy proceeding and secured affirmance on appeal.
  • Obtained defense judgment for automotive sales company at trial in a breach of contract dispute and prevailed on claim to recover legal fees.
  • Obtained defense judgment for utility company at trial in a suit filed by a customer and secured affirmance on appeal.
  • Obtained judgment for pro bono client at trial in Consumer Sales Practices Act case involving pre-owned vehicle purchase.
  • Obtained dismissal of putative class action against law firm relating to its work on behalf of a class of tort claimants in a bankruptcy proceeding, secured affirmance on appeal, and successfully opposed petition for writ of certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Secured favorable settlement for property owner in commercial lease dispute involving tenant claims for nuisance and breach of the covenant of quiet enjoyment.
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal of trespass claims asserted by property owner against a utility company in easement dispute.
  • Received PLEDGE (Promoting Lawyer Excellence & Driving Gender Equality) recognition from the John W. Peck Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Gender Equity Task Force, 2023
  • Received a 2022, 2023 and 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Real Estate
  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list, 2019-2024
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers

Community Activities

  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber C-Change Leadership Program, 2019
  • ArtsWave Boardway Bound Leadership Development Program, 2017
  • Queen City Opera, board member
  • Ohio Innocence Project Board, Young Professionals/Alumni Committee


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2015,
    summa cum laude
  • Bowling Green State University, B.S., 2009,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit