John W. Zeiger (2026)

John W. Zeiger (2026)

John W. Zeiger is the founding partner of Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP, a Columbus-based litigation boutique law firm. He has extensive trial experience, and his practice focuses primarily on the defense of major business and family disputes, corporate governance challenges, securities law claims and legal professional liability litigation.

For more than 30 years, he has been included on the prominent list of The Best Lawyers in America, which highlights the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the nation. Since 2004, Super Lawyers Magazine has regularly recognized him as one of the "Top 100 Super Lawyers in Ohio."

Mr. Zeiger serves as a member of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Board, and previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of OhioHealth Corporation, a trustee of the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and a bar examiner and commissioner of the Supreme Court of Ohio.

He is a two-time graduate of The Ohio State University. He earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 1969, followed by his Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Ohio State's Moritz College of Law in 1972. 

Mr. Zeiger and his wife, Cheryl, live in Grandview Heights and have two adult children and four grandchildren.

Appointed by: Gov. John R. Kasich
Term:  05/15/2017 – 05/13/2026