biography

Fordham E. Huffman has practiced law for more than thirty years, representing clients ranging from some of the largest companies in the world to individuals who have suffered harm as a result of negligence, discrimination or willful misconduct. In every instance, Ford’s determination has been to achieve a fair result for his client, in an efficient and timely manner.

Ford has practiced as a litigator throughout his career, first with a leading regional firm in the Southeast, then with one of the largest law firms in the world out of their office in Columbus, Ohio. For five years, Ford has ran his own practice, litigating on behalf of corporate and individual clients, serving as a mediator, arbitrator and expert witness, and counseling clients regarding business organization, crisis management and risk management.

Ford has litigation experience in all levels of state and federal courts in jurisdictions throughout the United States. He has participated in arbitrations, mediations and regulatory hearings. Ford served as counsel to the receiver of an insolvent insurance company in litigation against the company’s former management and auditors, which resulted in a verd...

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  • Presentations & Teaching Experience

    Panel Chair – “Now What? Targeting Culpable Parties and Hot Topics” Int’l Ass’n of Insurance Receivers   Technical Development Series, June 2013

  • Publications
    • Huffman & Stratford, Identifying and Minimizing Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Risk from Insurer Insolvencies in CDOs, Practice Perspective, Insurance Liability and Recovery
    • Huffman & Ingram, There are Ways to Protect Directors and Officers if Bankruptcy Occurs, Columbus Business First, October 22, 2007
  • Honors and Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America (2007-2019): Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Lawyer of the Year (Columbus Metro) Insurance Law 2013, Best Law Firm (Columbus Metro) Commercial Litigation (Tier 1) Insurance Law (Tier 2) 2014-15
    • Chambers USA – America’s Best Lawyers for Business (2005-2009): Litigation
    • Super Lawyer (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014): Commercial Litigation
    • Top Rated Lawyer (2013): Labor and Employment

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Fordham E. Huffman

Partner

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T: (614) 371-8085

Credentials

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals
    • 2nd Circuit
    • 3nd Circuit
    • 4th Circuit
    • 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts
    • M.D. Georgia
    • N.D. Georgia
    • N.D. Ohio
    • S.D. Ohio
    • N.D. Texas

Education

The Ohio State University College of Law; J.D. 1980
The Ohio State University; B.S. 1977

Prior Law Firm Experience

Troutman Sanders
Jones Day

Practice Areas