Jeremy S. Young

Shareholder
Columbus
41 South High Street
Huntington Center, 21st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
P 614.723.2030
F 614.463.9792
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Overview

Jeremy’s litigation practice is based out of the Columbus, Ohio office, but is statewide, and sometimes national, in scope. A member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group, Jeremy has a broad litigation background, with expertise in all manner of business, contract, commercial, corporate, shareholder, securities, and trust/fiduciary issues and disputes.

Jeremy focuses his practice primarily on infrastructure and real estate related issues and disputes, particularly those involving eminent domain and easements. He has represented some of the nation’s largest retail pharmacies, auto parts stores, grocery stores, discount retailers, gas stations, and pipeline companies, just to name a few, in addition to helping smaller businesses of every stripe. Jeremy also has considerable expertise in the areas of zoning and land use, property tax appeals, and commercial foreclosures. 

Jeremy has won a $1 million-plus jury verdict, is regularly invited to serve as faculty in continuing legal education seminars on eminent domain and infrastructure issues, has been honored numerous times by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, and holds the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

A number of Jeremy's recent presentations covering a variety of eminent domain and easement topics are available for viewing here.

Experience
  • Successfully represented a global retail and wholesale pharmacy company in a roadway condemnation matter resulting in a $1.2 million jury verdict award
  • Successfully represents national retail pharmacy chain in highway eminent domain cases on a regional and national basis
  • Successfully represents large fuel station and convenience store operator in highway eminent domain cases throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented petroleum company in large-scale pipeline corridor acquisition projects throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented publicly traded energy company with respect to numerous electric transmission corridor projects throughout Ohio involving acquisition of right-of-way easements and other real estate and easement litigation issues, up to and including jury trial
  • Successfully represented and maximized compensation for small and closely-held businesses in eminent domain actions involving highway projects throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented publicly traded utility company in trial and appeal involving vegetation management activities along electric transmission corridor
  • Successfully represented individual clients and closely held family business in dispute against multiple securities broker-dealers in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Successfully represented appeals before numerous State and Federal Appellate Courts in Ohio
  • Successfully represented property owners in real estate tax appeals before county Boards of Revision and the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals.
  • Drafted Amicus Curiae Brief in constitutional appeal before the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Served as local counsel for numerous complex cases pending in Ohio state and federal courts
Services

Industries

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law
  2. The Ohio State University, B.A.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Leadership Columbus, Class of 2016-2017
  • Leadership Academy Member, Class of 2016, Ohio State Bar Association
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2011-2019)
  • Central Ohio's Top Lawyers, Columbus CEO Magazine (2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Columbus Bar Association, Common Pleas Court Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Appraisal Institute – Affiliate (past)
Community Affiliations
  • Foundation for the Hospice of Central Ohio, Board of Trustees
  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education, Board of Trustees and former Mock Trial Case Committee Chair
  • Village of Granville Planning Commission
  • Kiwanis International - Kiwanis Club of Granville, Ohio (past)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    What is a ‘Quick Take’ in Eminent Domain Law? (Oct 13, 2021)
    Can I Challenge the Authority of a Condemning Party in Ohio? (Oct 5, 2021)
    What Do I Need to Know About Eminent Domain Compensation? (Sep 24, 2021)
    What Are the 3 Types of ‘Takings’ for Eminent Domain Cases in the US? (Sep 14, 2021)
    Public Use vs. Necessity | The Two Pillars of Eminent Domain (Aug 27, 2021)
  2. Articles
    Infrastructure legislation means an increase in the use of eminent domain. Is your business ready? - RE Journals (Aug 4, 2021)
    Infrastructure and Eminent Domain: What's Coming and What Businesses Should Do About It - Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly (Summer 2021)
    Can't We All Just Get Along? Tips for Avoiding Fiduciary Litigation - American Bar Association - Business Torts & Unfair Competition (Summer 2021)
    U.S. Supreme Court Decides Landmark Condemnation Case in Favor of Property Owners - Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly (Fall 2019)
    Ohio Lawyers, you are about to realize how much easier your life got on July 1, 2019 (Aug 7, 2019)
  3. Presentations
    "Ohio Easements, Rights-of-Way, and Eminent Domain" - Halfmoon Education Webinar (Jan 22, 2021)
    "COVID-19 and Public Health Restrictions: What’s Now and What’s Next for Ohio Retail, Restaurants, and Bars" - Roetzel Webinar (October 2020)
    "What To Do When the Government Wants Your Business Property for a Roadway Project" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
    "Challenging Necessity in an Eminent Domain Action: A Highway Project Case Study” - Ohio State Bar Association (2016)
    "Advanced Topics in Commercial Real Estate Law" - Ohio State Bar Association (2016)
  4. Podcast
    Can't We All Just Get Along? Tips for Avoiding Fiduciary Litigation (Jul 20, 2021)
  5. Firm News
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Promotes Resetar and Young to Shareholder (Feb 16, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)

Overview

Jeremy’s litigation practice is based out of the Columbus, Ohio office, but is statewide, and sometimes national, in scope. A member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group, Jeremy has a broad litigation background, with expertise in all manner of business, contract, commercial, corporate, shareholder, securities, and trust/fiduciary issues and disputes.

Jeremy focuses his practice primarily on infrastructure and real estate related issues and disputes, particularly those involving eminent domain and easements. He has represented some of the nation’s largest retail pharmacies, auto parts stores, grocery stores, discount retailers, gas stations, and pipeline companies, just to name a few, in addition to helping smaller businesses of every stripe. Jeremy also has considerable expertise in the areas of zoning and land use, property tax appeals, and commercial foreclosures. 

Jeremy has won a $1 million-plus jury verdict, is regularly invited to serve as faculty in continuing legal education seminars on eminent domain and infrastructure issues, has been honored numerous times by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, and holds the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

A number of Jeremy's recent presentations covering a variety of eminent domain and easement topics are available for viewing here.

Experience
  • Successfully represented a global retail and wholesale pharmacy company in a roadway condemnation matter resulting in a $1.2 million jury verdict award
  • Successfully represents national retail pharmacy chain in highway eminent domain cases on a regional and national basis
  • Successfully represents large fuel station and convenience store operator in highway eminent domain cases throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented petroleum company in large-scale pipeline corridor acquisition projects throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented publicly traded energy company with respect to numerous electric transmission corridor projects throughout Ohio involving acquisition of right-of-way easements and other real estate and easement litigation issues, up to and including jury trial
  • Successfully represented and maximized compensation for small and closely-held businesses in eminent domain actions involving highway projects throughout Ohio
  • Successfully represented publicly traded utility company in trial and appeal involving vegetation management activities along electric transmission corridor
  • Successfully represented individual clients and closely held family business in dispute against multiple securities broker-dealers in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Successfully represented appeals before numerous State and Federal Appellate Courts in Ohio
  • Successfully represented property owners in real estate tax appeals before county Boards of Revision and the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals.
  • Drafted Amicus Curiae Brief in constitutional appeal before the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Served as local counsel for numerous complex cases pending in Ohio state and federal courts

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law
  2. The Ohio State University, B.A.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  4. U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Leadership Columbus, Class of 2016-2017
  • Leadership Academy Member, Class of 2016, Ohio State Bar Association
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2011-2019)
  • Central Ohio's Top Lawyers, Columbus CEO Magazine (2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Columbus Bar Association, Common Pleas Court Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Appraisal Institute – Affiliate (past)
Community Affiliations
  • Foundation for the Hospice of Central Ohio, Board of Trustees
  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education, Board of Trustees and former Mock Trial Case Committee Chair
  • Village of Granville Planning Commission
  • Kiwanis International - Kiwanis Club of Granville, Ohio (past)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    What is a ‘Quick Take’ in Eminent Domain Law? (Oct 13, 2021)
    Can I Challenge the Authority of a Condemning Party in Ohio? (Oct 5, 2021)
    What Do I Need to Know About Eminent Domain Compensation? (Sep 24, 2021)
    What Are the 3 Types of ‘Takings’ for Eminent Domain Cases in the US? (Sep 14, 2021)
    Public Use vs. Necessity | The Two Pillars of Eminent Domain (Aug 27, 2021)
  2. Articles
    Infrastructure legislation means an increase in the use of eminent domain. Is your business ready? - RE Journals (Aug 4, 2021)
    Infrastructure and Eminent Domain: What's Coming and What Businesses Should Do About It - Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly (Summer 2021)
    Can't We All Just Get Along? Tips for Avoiding Fiduciary Litigation - American Bar Association - Business Torts & Unfair Competition (Summer 2021)
    U.S. Supreme Court Decides Landmark Condemnation Case in Favor of Property Owners - Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly (Fall 2019)
    Ohio Lawyers, you are about to realize how much easier your life got on July 1, 2019 (Aug 7, 2019)
  3. Presentations
    "Ohio Easements, Rights-of-Way, and Eminent Domain" - Halfmoon Education Webinar (Jan 22, 2021)
    "COVID-19 and Public Health Restrictions: What’s Now and What’s Next for Ohio Retail, Restaurants, and Bars" - Roetzel Webinar (October 2020)
    "What To Do When the Government Wants Your Business Property for a Roadway Project" - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (2018)
    "Challenging Necessity in an Eminent Domain Action: A Highway Project Case Study” - Ohio State Bar Association (2016)
    "Advanced Topics in Commercial Real Estate Law" - Ohio State Bar Association (2016)
  4. Podcast
    Can't We All Just Get Along? Tips for Avoiding Fiduciary Litigation (Jul 20, 2021)
  5. Firm News
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Roetzel Promotes Resetar and Young to Shareholder (Feb 16, 2018)
    Thirty Eight Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 6, 2017)
    41 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 2, 2016)