Stephen H. Jett

  • Areas of Practice

    • Litigation

I am a litigation attorney with 30 years of large law firm experience in complex commercial litigation and administrative appeals. I have represented various industries, including technology, manufacturing, healthcare, commercial real estate, financial institutions, business owners, landlord/tenant, and owners of significant properties. I represent a wide range of clients from individuals to companies of all sizes.

  • Experience
      • Joined Buckingham in February 2021
      • Has extensive experience handling a variety of substantive areas, including, among others, business torts, trade secrets, non-compete enforcement, Uniform Commercial Code (Art. 2, 3, and 9), commercial contract disputes, copyright infringement, product liability, real estate tax, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant, commercial lease disputes, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, shareholder disputes, and creditors' rights. Tried numerous cases in state and Federal Court, including significant jury trials.
      • Previously managed his own firm
      • Previously served as a partner in a large law firm for 30 years
      • Served in the USAF/Kentucky Air National Guard - CAPTAIN, WEAPONS SYSTEM OFFICER (USAF); Flying RF-4C Tactical Fighter/Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Education & Admissions
      University of Kentucky (BA, English, 1984) Sigma Chi Fraternity; Deans List University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky (JD, 1990) High Distinction (designating top 5%); Order of the Coif; Kentucky Law Journal, Associate Editor  
    • Admissions
      • Supreme Court of Ohio
      • United States Supreme Court
      • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
      • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
      • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
  • Awards & Honors
      • AV Peer Review Rating (Preeminent) by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell
      • Ohio Super Lawyer for Business Litigation (2013 - 2021)
      • Best Lawyers in America (2014 - 2021)
  • Professional & Civic Involvement
      • NITA Faculty
    • Associations
      • Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, N.D. Ohio Chapter
      • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation, Fellow