D. Michael Crites is a Partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Crites focuses his practice on federal court experience in complex civil litigation and white collar criminal matters, including healthcare fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance issues and Federal False Claims Act Violations. He has extensive experience in complex civil and criminal litigation, product liability defense of manufacturers and suppliers, fiduciary litigation, criminal tax and securities fraud defense, and business litigation involving contract disputes, copyright, trademark, trade secret and covenant-not-to-compete matters. As the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Mr. Crites regularly represents clients in the federal courts of Ohio on various criminal and civil litigation matters. Mr. Crites also represents municipalities, school districts and other political subdivisions on litigation, governance, charter, zoning, annexation and development issues.
J.D., Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law (1978)
B.S., United States Naval Academy (1970)