G. Todd Hoffpauir


Todd has litigated and tried a variety of cases in his 22-plus years of practice, representing clients throughout Ohio and Kentucky in federal and state court, and occasionally in other jurisdictions.  His primary concentration centers on representing lawyers and product manufacturers.  He has successfully defended malpractice and fraud claims brought against lawyers to verdict, as well as defending lawyers in Ohio disciplinary matters. 

His work with product manufacturers includes defending and successfully trying serious personal injury and wrongful death cases to verdict, advising international manufacturers of heavy construction equipment on risk management, producing international witnesses for deposition, serving as national counsel for a manufacturer of industrial right-of-way equipment, defending farm implement manufacturers and advising them on revisions to product warnings and manuals, representing aerial work platform manufacturers in complicated accidents, and serving as regional counsel for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in an MDL.  More locally, he is litigation counsel and provides risk management advice to one of the largest regional distributors of floor covering products in the U.S.  Todd’s trial experience also includes successfully defending clients in commercial claims, commercial drivers in vehicular accidents, low-speed impact cases, and Lemon Law cases. 

Professional Details

Case Decisions

Affiliation & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute 


  • University of Southwestern Louisiana, BS in Business Administration, Cum laude
  • Loyola University New Orleans, School of Law, J.D.


  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Disctrict Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Lawyer sued by third-party for fraud (defense verdict, Ohio);
  • Lawyer sued for legal malpractice in handling of underlying legal malpractice claim (defense verdict, Ohio);
  • Trucking company sued by active military husband and wife for alleged injuries sustained in low-speed, rear-end collision (defense verdict, Kentucky);
  • Product liability claim against manufacturer of right-of-way clearing equipment for severe TBI (defense verdict, Louisiana);
  • and defense of vehicle manufacturer against Lemon Law and warranty claims (defense verdict, Ohio)

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