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Andy started with the firm of Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling, Co., LPA in 1980 as a law clerk. He has moved through the ranks and recently assumed the role of President.  His experience spans an array of legal issues from complex commercial litigation, appropriations litigation, contract enforcement, to premises liability, zoning challenges, and attorney misconduct prosecution and defense. He has successfully handled cases and appeals in both the Ohio Supreme Court and Federal Appellate Courts. Throughout his career, Andy has been involved in the community serving on many non-profit and charitable organizations as noted below. 


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    34 years
  2. Class Action: 15%
    17 years
  3. Media: 15%
    29 years

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  • Nicholas George Gounaris

    Andy is a tremendous lawyer and an even better advocate for his clients.


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Contact info

Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling

2700 Kettering Tower
Dayton, OH, 45423


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Super Lawyer 2015Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Barrister of the MonthDayton Bar Magazine2015
Distinguished Life FellowOhio State Bar Foundation2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentPickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co, LPA2011 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Valco IncMember Advisory Board2015 - Present
YMCA Camp KernChair, Advisory Board2014 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationCommission on Judicial Candidates2011 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationTask Force on Organizational Structure2011 - Present
Ohio State Bar FoundationBoard of Trustees2009 - Present
Places Inc.President, Board of Trustees2005 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationCouncil of Delegates1997 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMedia Law CommitteeN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationBoard of GovernorsN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2006
Dayton Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees1995 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Davis Vs. Lifetime Capitalongoing
Liberte v. CapwillFavorable
Aviva Life v. William StraughenFavorable
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Wright State UniversityPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1978
Wright State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978