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Michael Hendershot

Chief Deputy Solicitor General
Office of the Solicitor General
Office: 614-466-8980
Mike currently serves as Chief Deputy Solicitor General in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. His practice there focuses on Ohio Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and Sixth Circuit matters. Before joining the Attorney General, he was in private practice with the Vorys law firm, where he practiced appellate and general litigation. Before Vorys, he clerked for Justice Terrence O’Donnell at the Ohio Supreme Court, worked at a law firm in Phoenix, and clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Hendershot is a past chair of the OSBA Appellate Practice Committee and currently serves on the board that certifies lawyers as appellate specialists.

  • State of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • University of Virginia, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2001
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., Valedictorian, 1997