Aneca E. Lasley focuses her practice on general and complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in complex commercial litigation cases involving insurance coverage disputes, product liability, trade secret misappropriation, commercial contract disputes and business torts. Her practice extends to US federal and state courts in California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin to US federal courts. In addition to representing clients in the courtroom, Aneca defends clients’ rights using alternative dispute resolution.
Aneca serves as both the Firmwide Hiring Chair and the Columbus Office Hiring Partner. As Firmwide Hiring Chair, Aneca provides leadership in determining and implementing the Squire Patton Boggs’ hiring strategies. As an associate she was on Columbus Office Hiring Committee and the Firmwide Associates' Committee.
Aneca has been selected each year since 2009 for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, a distinction that recognizes lawyers under the age of 40 or those in practice for less than ten years.
Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial clerk for The Honorable David D. Dowd, Jr. of the US District Court, Northern District of Ohio in Akron.
Aneca is a past president of Women Lawyers of Franklin County. She is a member of the Columbus Bar Association where she formerly served on the Bar’s Ethics Committee, Federal Bar Association and Defense Research Institute. She is a Fellow of the Columbus Bar Foundation and a member of the United Way’s Young Leadership Group. Aneca is an active volunteer with the YWCA, The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, Flying Horse Farms and the National Hospice Foundation, and is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Columbus. Aneca is also a frequent presenter on a number of litigation topics including Taking and Defending Effective Depositions, Trial Evidence for the Ohio Practitioner and Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know.
cum laude, 1997