Derek A. Tucker

Associate Cincinnati


Derek is an associate in the firm's Business & Finance group. Prior to joining Taft, he was a judicial extern for The Honorary Nadine Allen, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, a legal extern for the city of Cincinnati prosecutor's office and a legal fellow for The Brandery.

Derek earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was a senior editor of the Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal and a member of the Immigration and Nationality Law Review. He received his B.A., cum laudefrom the University of Cincinnati. He served as a youth court volunteer in law school for the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL).

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  • University of Cincinnati College of Law (2016)
  • University of Cincinnati (2013)


  • State - Ohio