Thomas D. Heekin

Of Counsel Cincinnati
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Tom joined the firm in 1962 upon his graduation from the University of Michigan Law School where he was a member of the Michigan Law Review. He graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1959, receiving his B.A. with honors in political science. In 1969 Tom was appointed to the Hamilton County Municipal Court. He was elected to that court in 1969 and 1971. In 1974 he was elected to the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas. Since returning to the firm as partner in 1978, Tom has been advising business clients on corporate, contractual, regulatory and commercial matters. He also has transactional experience, representing buyers and sellers of businesses, and lenders and borrowers in a variety of financings. He serves as Trustee Emeritus of the Cincinnati Arts Association, Board of Directors for the Medical Center Fund of Cincinnati, Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Ohio River Education and Commissioner of the Hamilton County Public Defender Commission. Tom is listed in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and also has been chosen as an Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine.


All Service Areas


  • University of Michigan Law School (1962)
  • Williams College (1959)


  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell) Awarded
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Past President 2000 - 2001

Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Arts Association Trustee Emeritus
  • Foundation for Ohio River Education Board of Trustees
  • Hamilton County Public Defender Commission Commissioner
  • Medical Center Fund of Cincinnati Board of Directors